Identificación y análisis de las oportunidades de exportación de productos agrícolas y agro-industriales potenciales desde Colombia hacia Estados Unidos - periodo de estudio: 2003 a 2012
Cely Espinosa, Diana
One of the biggest gaps with Colombian entrepreneurs is the information lack about exportations opportunities to other countries, especially the United States, the main Colombia commercial partner. For this reason, this research set out to identify and analyze opportunities exports of agricultural and agro-industrial potential products from Colombia to the United States in the period 2003 to 2012. After contextualizing the environment of the two countries as well as industry agricultural of each; we proceeded to the selection of ten tariff subheadings through databases UN COMTRADE and TRADE MAP. Based on the observed results, both agricultural and agro-industrial potential products were chosen for export to the United States; In addition, the Free Trade Agreement with that country was studied to recognize the advantages, benefits and opportunities that it generated on selected products. Therefore we could conclude that the United States has a significant influence in world commercial and financial relations. White in the case of Colombia it has achieved positive results in the trade balance, optimal levels of investment and growth of the commercial economy. Finally we can say that the Free Trade Agreement between these countries promotes constantly preferential entry, it generates better stability and competitiveness in the long-term. Also it allow access to markets facilitating regulatory processes of agricultural and agro-industrial products.