Invest in Colombia

How To Import Machinery

According to customs rules imports are defined as the entry of goods into the “national customs territory” from the rest of the world, or from a Free Trade Zone, permanently or temporarily for a specific task or purpose.

Principal Types of Imports in Colombia:

1. Ordinary imports

2. Temporary imports

  • Temporary imports for subsequent re-exportation in the same condition
  • Temporary imports for inward processing
  • Temporary import for active perfecting of capital goods
  • Temporary import for industrial processing

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Proexport Colombia  is the bureau in charge of tourism, foreign investment and export promotion in Colombia.

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