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The 1st of August began the operation of the Commercial Agreement between the European Union and Colombia, which will benefit Colombian businesses interested in exporting their products and services to a market consisting of 27 countries which, as a bloc,is the world´s largest economy. Although this market offer plenty of opportunities, the agreement also involves a challenge to the various sectors in the country, which have to prepare and adapt to the specific demands of the european market, its quality requirements, product certifications, and business cultre.
The first major survey of British business following the Prime Minister’s policy speech on Europe in January 2013 has revealed broad support for the re-negotiation of Britain’s relationship with the European Union.
John Longworth, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said:
“These results say a lot about the UK business community’s attitudes towards Britain’s relationship with the European Union. Companies believe that re-negotiation, rather than further integration or outright withdrawal, is most likely to deliver business and economic benefit to the UK.