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Colombian president says country 'already complies' with OECD standards

March 26, 2018 at 9:46 AM
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos last week said the country is already meeting Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development standards, despite U.S. concerns to issue approval in the OECD's trade committee meeting next month. OECD’s labor committee approved a so-called formal opinion for Colombia on March 22, according to Santos, leaving just the trade committee left to endorse Colombia’s OECD accession. “We have been doing committee work by committee -- constitutional reforms, legal reforms, in order to adapt to the...

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