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Inside U.S. Trade - 09/14/2018

Sources: U.S. may withdraw Colombia FTA benefits over trucking program

September 13, 2018 at 5:56 PM
The U.S. could suspend some benefits under its free trade agreement with Colombia if a truck-scrapping program is not terminated by the end of December, according to sources and documents. These sources suggested the deadline might not be met due in part to uncertainty following a change in Colombia's leadership earlier this year. Ahead of Colombia's accession to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in May, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Maria Lorena Gutiérrez, then the Colombian trade...


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