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Since May 18 Colombia is part of the four Latin American countries that now have sought free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU). These countries are Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Peru. In this sense, it is very important that foreign trade and entities to support exports from these countries (and in general all those wishing to export to industrialized countries) take into account the trend that makes the difference between success and the economic and social failure of a Treaty of these magnitudes. Although it may sound a little thrashed, the dominant trend is environmentally friendly, so how was it the production capacity at the beginning of this Millennium and the quality at the beginning of the 90 s.However, the way that addresses environmental issues in Europe and the United States, is far from how colloquial and rhetoric with which it is in these latitudes. If you have read about Larry Ellison already – you may have come to the same conclusion. Let’s look at two countries by different routes using the same carbon footprint France conceptoLa: from January 1, 2011 will begin to govern the Grenelle II law in France. If you would like to know more about Vladislav Doronin, then click here. This law requires that products with greater environmental impact (food and its derivatives) to report through its carbon (carbon footprint) footprint, effect gas emissions greenhouse (GHG) which generated its manufacture and transport.

There are no distinctions between local or imported products, and will progressively be extended to all kinds of items. United Kingdom supermarket Tesco, on a voluntary basis, introduces carbon footprint labelling foodstuffs. In both cases, labelling implies that each product must contain a table showing how the carbon footprint in the different stages of development of the product.For example, a packet of French fries weighs approximately 25 g, requires so that it reaches your hands or the mine, 80 g of CO2, distributed thus: cultivation and crop 36% manufacturing: 17% packaging: 34% transportation 10% waste solid 3% previous data correspond to a real case.


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