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Colombia commits itself to cacao

Colombia commits itself to cacao

Colombia commits itself to cacao The first two ICA-registered cacao clones and the decision to plant a further 100,000 hectares together make for interesting investment opportunities in the sector in Colombia. Cacao, a grain whose origin dates back to the 9th century B.C. and which was even used as currency in Pre-Hispanic...

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Colombia: Ten Years of Growth and Opportunities - El Mundo Newspaper, Spain

Colombia: Ten Years of Growth and Opportunities - El Mundo Newspaper, Spain

An article featured in the Spanish newspaper El Mundo highlighted the development of Colombian middle class which, among others, results in the growth of foreign direct investment.

IMF Endorses the Country’s Economic Direction

IMF Endorses the Country’s Economic Direction

The international body praised the Colombian government's economic policies, as well as the 4th generation road infrastructure investment programs, which help reduce infrastructure gaps and diversify sources of growth.

Bogota, Fifth Business-Friendly Country in Latin America

Bogota, Fifth Business-Friendly Country in Latin America

According to the annual ranking of AméricaEconomía magazine, the Colombian capital climbed for the second year in a row, placing it fifth place out of 52 cities in the region.

Colombia received 173 BPO, Software and IT Investment Projects between 2010 and 2014

Colombia received  173 BPO, Software and IT Investment Projects between 2010 and 2014

Based on information from the Central Bank of Colombia Balance Of Payments, the sector gathers 22% of the foreign investment share in Colombia during the last five years with $7.23 billion USD, and is one of the main drivers behind job creation with a total of 368,282 jobs created.

More than 200 Foreign Companies Have Arrived in Colombia in the Last 5 Years

More than 200 Foreign Companies Have Arrived in Colombia in the Last 5 Years

In the last 5 years, approximately 200 foreign companies began their operations in the country, building new plants, business offices, and subsidiaries.

Fast Company called the president of ProColombia the fourth most creative person in business.

Fast Company called the president of ProColombia the fourth most creative person in business.

A list by Fast Company titled “The 100 Most Creative People in Business”, released annually since 2009, has placed ProColombia’s President María Claudia Lacouture in fourth place, recognized by the efforts to rebrand Colombia.

Spanish companies highlight Colombia as an investment destination

Spanish companies highlight Colombia as an investment destination

Economic stability and foreign investment opportunities make Colombia a good partner for Spanish companies.

Colombia highlights foreign investment opportunities of palm oil in six regions

Colombia highlights foreign investment opportunities of palm oil in six regions

Colombia is the leading producer of palm oil in the Americas and a pioneer in high oleic variety worldwide.

Fitch Affirms Colombia's FC IDR at 'BBB'; Outlook Stable

Fitch Affirms Colombia's FC IDR at 'BBB'; Outlook Stable

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Colombia's long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'BBB' and 'BBB+', respectively, with a Stable Outlook.

Colombia Strengthens Its Position in the Region as an Investment Destination for Shared Service Centers

Colombia Strengthens Its Position in the Region as an Investment Destination for Shared Service Centers

International firm MVD Consulting/Tholons published a study that highlights the reasons and advantages that exist in Colombia to operate shared service centers, an initiative that transnational companies use to provide centralized regional support for departments such as payroll, technical support, accounting, hiring, human resources, purchases, and other administrative procedures.

Spanish investment grows in Colombia

Spanish investment grows in Colombia

The Central Bank of Colombia reported that Spanish investments totaled US $ 2.154 billion in 2014; an increase of 126% over the previous year when it reached US $ 950 million primarily in the sectors of finance, BPO services, industry, transportation, trade and construction.

Castem from Japan will open in Colombia its first factory outside of Asia

Castem from Japan will open in Colombia its first factory outside of Asia

High precision Japanese machinery used in the automotive and construction industry as well as in medical devices will begin operations in Colombia later this year to serve the domestic market as well as export to Mexico and the United States.

Korea seeks to increase foreign investment in Colombia

Korea seeks to increase foreign investment in Colombia

In light of the official visit of the President of Korea Park Geun-Hye to Colombia, the president invited entrepreneurs from her country to invest in Colombia and take advantage of the opportunities the country has to offer in large projects within financial services, infrastructure, development of roads and highways, airports and logistics.

Rating agencies Moody's, Fitch and Standard & Poor’s ratify their confidence in Colombia

Rating agencies Moody's, Fitch and Standard & Poor’s ratify their confidence in Colombia

The rating agencies agreed that given Colombia’s economic attributes, the country could withstand potential crises resulting from declines in oil prices.

FDI Intelligence Acknowledges Future Investing Opportunities in Bogota, Neiva, and Bucaramanga

FDI Intelligence Acknowledges Future Investing Opportunities in Bogota, Neiva, and Bucaramanga

These three Colombian cities were selected among 421 major cities in the Americas, and they present investment opportunities in sectors including agribusiness, manufacturing, and services.

Colombia, Latin America’s New Silicon Valley: CNN Money

Colombia, Latin America’s New Silicon Valley: CNN Money

The American publication points towards the country's technological development, as well as its social, economic, and political evolution.

Colombia Remains Strong: IMF

Colombia Remains Strong: IMF

While making a short stop in the country, Valerie Cerra, IMF's mission chief for Colombia, noted the country’s growth, strength, and progress regarding social indicators, which she attributes to the "correct implementation of a sound policy framework that enabled macro-economic stability and strong resilience against foreign impacts".

Private Equity Funds to Invest $6 billion USD in Colombia: Colcapital

Private Equity Funds to Invest $6 billion USD in Colombia: Colcapital

More than 50 private equity funds invested in the country between 2010 and 2015 worth $6 billion USD.

Colombia is Expected to Show the Greatest Improvement in the Region by 2050

Colombia is Expected to Show the Greatest Improvement in the Region by 2050

According to a report by PwC, Colombia is one of the countries with the best economic outlooks for the next 35 years, thanks to an increase in investment and improvements in education and technological development.

Colombian Economy Grew by 4.6% in 2014

Colombian Economy Grew by 4.6% in 2014

According to the National Administrative Department of Statistics (Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadistica, DANE), economic growth accelerated in 2014 compared to 2013, with an improvement of 4.3%. The GDP in 2014 was slightly under the expected growth.

SNC - Lavalin

  "
The Canadian company SNC-Lavalin specialized in building and engineering services acquired the
Colombian firm Itansuca Proyectos de Ingenieria. The company expects to establish itself
in the local market through the offer of new projects."



Starwood Hotels & Resorts

  "The American hotel chain Starwood Hotels & Resorts started construction of The Ocean Towers project in Cartagena.
This project includes a tower for hotel purposes and another for apartments. The hotel opens in march 2012."



SEB

  "The French enterprise SEB Group specialized in household products acquired the 68% of the Colombian firm IMUSA.
With this transaction the French company expects to get into the Colombian market through its strategy of local brand purchasing."



SNC - Lavalin

  "
The Canadian company SNC-Lavalin specialized in building and engineering services acquired the
Colombian firm Itansuca Proyectos de Ingenieria. The company expects to establish itself
in the local market through the offer of new projects."



Starwood Hotels & Resorts

  "The American hotel chain Starwood Hotels & Resorts started construction of The Ocean Towers project in Cartagena.
This project includes a tower for hotel purposes and another for apartments. The hotel opens in march 2012."



SEB

  "The French enterprise SEB Group specialized in household products acquired the 68% of the Colombian firm IMUSA.
With this transaction the French company expects to get into the Colombian market through its strategy of local brand purchasing."



SNC - Lavalin

  "
The Canadian company SNC-Lavalin specialized in building and engineering services acquired the
Colombian firm Itansuca Proyectos de Ingenieria. The company expects to establish itself
in the local market through the offer of new projects."



Starwood Hotels & Resorts

  "The American hotel chain Starwood Hotels & Resorts started construction of The Ocean Towers project in Cartagena.
This project includes a tower for hotel purposes and another for apartments. The hotel opens in march 2012."



SEB

  "The French enterprise SEB Group specialized in household products acquired the 68% of the Colombian firm IMUSA.
With this transaction the French company expects to get into the Colombian market through its strategy of local brand purchasing."



SNC - Lavalin

  "
The Canadian company SNC-Lavalin specialized in building and engineering services acquired the
Colombian firm Itansuca Proyectos de Ingenieria. The company expects to establish itself
in the local market through the offer of new projects."



Starwood Hotels & Resorts

  "The American hotel chain Starwood Hotels & Resorts started construction of The Ocean Towers project in Cartagena.
This project includes a tower for hotel purposes and another for apartments. The hotel opens in march 2012."



SEB

  "The French enterprise SEB Group specialized in household products acquired the 68% of the Colombian firm IMUSA.
With this transaction the French company expects to get into the Colombian market through its strategy of local brand purchasing."



SNC - Lavalin

  "
The Canadian company SNC-Lavalin specialized in building and engineering services acquired the
Colombian firm Itansuca Proyectos de Ingenieria. The company expects to establish itself
in the local market through the offer of new projects."



Starwood Hotels & Resorts

  "The American hotel chain Starwood Hotels & Resorts started construction of The Ocean Towers project in Cartagena.
This project includes a tower for hotel purposes and another for apartments. The hotel opens in march 2012."



SEB

  "The French enterprise SEB Group specialized in household products acquired the 68% of the Colombian firm IMUSA.
With this transaction the French company expects to get into the Colombian market through its strategy of local brand purchasing."



SNC - Lavalin

  "
The Canadian company SNC-Lavalin specialized in building and engineering services acquired the
Colombian firm Itansuca Proyectos de Ingenieria. The company expects to establish itself
in the local market through the offer of new projects."



Starwood Hotels & Resorts

  "The American hotel chain Starwood Hotels & Resorts started construction of The Ocean Towers project in Cartagena.
This project includes a tower for hotel purposes and another for apartments. The hotel opens in march 2012."



SEB

  "The French enterprise SEB Group specialized in household products acquired the 68% of the Colombian firm IMUSA.
With this transaction the French company expects to get into the Colombian market through its strategy of local brand purchasing."



SNC - Lavalin

  "
The Canadian company SNC-Lavalin specialized in building and engineering services acquired the
Colombian firm Itansuca Proyectos de Ingenieria. The company expects to establish itself
in the local market through the offer of new projects."



Starwood Hotels & Resorts

  "The American hotel chain Starwood Hotels & Resorts started construction of The Ocean Towers project in Cartagena.
This project includes a tower for hotel purposes and another for apartments. The hotel opens in march 2012."



SEB

  "The French enterprise SEB Group specialized in household products acquired the 68% of the Colombian firm IMUSA.
With this transaction the French company expects to get into the Colombian market through its strategy of local brand purchasing."



SNC - Lavalin

  "
The Canadian company SNC-Lavalin specialized in building and engineering services acquired the
Colombian firm Itansuca Proyectos de Ingenieria. The company expects to establish itself
in the local market through the offer of new projects."



Starwood Hotels & Resorts

  "The American hotel chain Starwood Hotels & Resorts started construction of The Ocean Towers project in Cartagena.
This project includes a tower for hotel purposes and another for apartments. The hotel opens in march 2012."



SEB

  "The French enterprise SEB Group specialized in household products acquired the 68% of the Colombian firm IMUSA.
With this transaction the French company expects to get into the Colombian market through its strategy of local brand purchasing."




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