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Hong Kong and the Ivory Coast will receive the first Colombian pork shipment.

Bogotá, June 12, 2020, Africa, and Asia will enjoy 100 tons of Colombian pork, great news for the pig farming industry. During June and July of this year, the first pork shipment will set sail to Hong Kong and the Ivory Coast. It is another firm step to continue opening international markets. The National Government has been working on it, with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, ProColombia, ICA, and Invima, also Porkcolombia, and the International Marketing Company CI PorkCo. They have been carrying out Health Diplomacy efforts looking for opportunities for Colombian producers.


Colombia exports a shipment of sweet citrus to Puerto Rico.

Palmira, June 5, 2020, the Colombian Agricultural and Livestock Institute, ICA, carried out the inspection process at the fruit packing plant (sweet citrus) to the shipment exported to Puerto Rico, in compliance with the ICA-APHIS Operational Work Plan.


The first shipment of Colombian Hass avocado sets sail for China

Bogotá, 5 june, 2020, after several years of negotiation for the Colombian Hass avocado phytosanitary permit, the first shipment with 23 tons of this desired fruit is sent to the People's Republic of China, as a result of health diplomacy of President Iván Duque.


Vietnam allows digital procedures to trade agricultural products with Colombia

Bogotá, May 28, 2020, to reduce the impact of the current health emergency caused by COVID-19 and to guarantee international trade of agricultural products, the ICA and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam agreed to accept digital foreign certificates for shipments entering their country.

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