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United States Department of State / Foreign relations of the United States diplomatic papers, 1934. The American Republics
(1934)

Colombia,   pp. 66-85 PDF (7.2 MB)


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FOREIGN RELATIONS, 1934, VOLUME V
                           [Enclosure]
   Proposed New Reciprocal Trade Agreement With Colombia
   The President of the United States of America and the President
of the Republic of Colombia, desiring to promote trade between the
two countries, have arrived at the following reciprocal Agreement.
                            ARTICLE I
  Articles the growth, produce or manufacture of the United States
of America, enumerated and described in Schedule I annexed to this
Agreement and made a part thereof, shall, on their importation into
the Republic of Colombia, be exempt from customs duties in excess of
those set forth in the said Schedule. For purposes of this article the
term "customs duties" means the duties set forth in the Tariff
Schedule
of Colombian law 62 of 1931,14a as modified and in effect on the day of
the signature of this Agreement.
  No other or higher duties, taxes, fees, or charges of whatever denom-
ination, other than customs duties, shall be imposed on or in con-
nection with the importation into the Republic of Colombia of articles
the growth, produce or manufacture of the United States of America
enumerated and described in Schedule I, than those imposed or re-
quired to be imposed by laws of the Republic of Colombia in effect
on the day of the signature of this Agreement.
                           ARTICLE II
  Articles the growth, produce or manufacture of the Republic of
Colombia, enumerated and described in Schedule II annexed to this
Agreement and made a part thereof, shall, on their importation into
the United States of America, be exempt from ordinary customs duties
in excess of those set forth in the said Schedule and from all other
duties, taxes, fees, charges or exactions, imposed on or in connection
with importation, in excess of those imposed or required to be imposed
by laws of the United States of America in effect on the day of the
signature of this agreement. The provisions of this article shall not
apply to coffee imported into Puerto Rico.
                           ARTICLE III
  All articles the growth, produce or manufacture of the United
States of America or the Republic of Colombia, shall, after importa-
tion into the other country, be exempt from national or federal internal
taxes, fees, charges or exactions other or higher than those payable on
  1 Colombia, Diario Oficial, May 22, 1931, p. 401.
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