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On June 28, the Industrial Property Authorities of Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile and Peru, signed the Memorandum of Understanding that gave place to...

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In June, at the OECD’s Ministerial Council Meeting, the Recommendation on Children in the Digital Environment was formally adopted. The OECD...

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The Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC) fined the company “COMUNICACIÓN CELULAR - COMCEL” with $30.830 USD, for not previously informing a...

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In its role as National Authority for Consumer Protection, the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce has had actively participated in various...

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The Updated Principles on Privacy and Personal Data Protection approved by the Inter-American Juridical Committee (CJI) last April were presented on...

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Internacional Acordion

The Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC) is a public authority and a technical agency attached to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism of Colombia. It is organized into six principal divisions (named “Deputy Superintendences”), each headed by a Deputy Superintendent: Competition Protection, Consumer Protection, Personal Data Protection, Industrial Property, Technical Regulation and Legal Metrology, and Judicial Affairs.

Andrés Barreto González was appointed by the President of Colombia, Iván Duque Márquez, as Superintendent of Industry and Commerce of Colombia through Decree 1806 of September 20th, 2018.

The International Affairs Group of the SIC is in charge of managing and coordinating the international relationships with counterpart authorities and international organizations related to competition protection, consumer protection, personal data protection, industrial property, legal metrology and technical regulations, and jurisdictional affairs.

Its principal objective is to promote international cooperation, according to the highest international standards and the best practices of prevention and enforcement adopted around the world.

The main functions of the Working Group are:


  1.  Coordinate and manage the international relations of the SIC 
  2.  Coordinate the subscription of agreements, memorandums of understanding or related cooperation instruments with counterpart authorities of the SIC and international organizations.
  3.  Promote the participation of the SIC in Committees and Working Groups of the international organizations associated with its missional areas.
  4.  Keep track and monitor the commitments derived from the international relations of the SIC.
  5.  Coordinate the international cooperation strategy of the SIC.
  6.  Look for international cooperation resources to finance activities or projects related to the missional areas of the SIC.
  7.  Promote the participation of the SIC in international academic scenarios.
  8.  Support the organizations of international forums, seminaries, workshops and congresses organized by the SIC.
  9.  Support and provide technical assistance to other Government authorities whenever they require collaboration of the SIC 
Andrés Barreto González
Superintendent of Industry and Commerce
Cristina Rodríguez Corzo
Susy Serrano
Diana Restrepo Gómez
Juan Felipe Barrera
Political Scientist
Mateo Varela Martínez
Political Scientist
Daniela Angarita Jimenez
International Affairs Professional

Temas Sic

Deputy Superintendences

Industrial Property



Competition Protection



Consumer Protection



Data Protection



 Jurisdictional Affairs



Technical Regulations and Legal Metrology

Legal Metrology and

Technical Regulations