A 20% increase in imports and a 15.2% increase in re-exports were registered.
Roberto González in an article in Prensa.com highlights comments by Raúl Moreira, director of Planning and Finances at the Colón Free Zone: “...the first months of the year are usually the slow season and after May activity resumes."
The imposition of tariffs on imports of shoes and clothing from the Colon Free Zone has been extended until March 2016.
The Colombian government announced that it will extend, for two more years, the measure which partially amended the Customs Tariff duties on imports of apparel and footwear, a ruling which affects the activities of re-exports from the Colon Free Zone (CFZ), according to customers of the free zone area.
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