This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-PBQA59

Publicity tax legislation for spirits in Colombia

in Colombia

Trade barrier summary

Colombian alcohol producers are not limited in writing off their expenditures on publicity and marketing against tax, while distributors of foreign alcohol are capped at 15%. This therefore results in a competitive advantage against spirits that are exported to Colombia.

Sectors affected

  • All sectors



Date reported

9 September 2020

Last updated

2 February 2021

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