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Medellín, where doors are always open

Medellín, where doors are always open

  Medellín, where doors are always open On arrival in Colombia's most important city after Bogotá, visitors will be greeted by a pleasant, spring-like climate, friendly people, and many reasons to stay. The useful information given below will enable foreign visitors to enjoy the capital of Antioquia province to the full. General...

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An overview of Foreign Direct Investment in Colombia

An overview of Foreign Direct Investment in Colombia

We take a look at foreign direct investment in Colombia: which countries invest the most, in what sectors, and where international investors discover the most enticing business opportunities.

Asian investors show confidence in Colombia

Asian investors show confidence in Colombia

Asia is one of the world's biggest sources of foreign direct investment and the region continues to show confidence in Colombia, investing USD$105 million in the country in 2016 alone. Asian investors are discovering opportunities in business services, communications and the chemicals industry, among others.

Benefits of the dollar-peso currency exchange

Benefits of the dollar-peso currency exchange

A strong US dollar against the Colombian peso brings advantages for investors in Colombia. Find out here how to take advantage of the dollar-peso currency exchange and make the most of your investment in Colombia.

Four reasons why French companies should invest in Colombia

Four reasons why French companies should invest in Colombia

The France-Colombia Year offers the best opportunity for French companies to invest in Colombia. Here we examine the best businesses to start, the best opportunities for foreign direct investment and four reasons why now is the ideal time to invest.

Neuvoo: A successful case of investing in Colombia

Neuvoo: A successful case of investing in Colombia

Neuvoo, a Canadian multinational in the Information Technology (IT) sector, discovered that Medellín was the ideal destination for investing in Colombia and opened its global support center there. Now in Ruta N, a business and innovation center in Medellín and a complex dedicated to the intensive pursuit of science, technology and innovation, the heart of the Canadian company's information creation and...

Mexico: A country that make investments in Colombia

Mexico: A country that make investments in Colombia

Were you aware that the second biggest country in the region when it comes to making investments in Colombia is Mexico? Relations between the two countries are growing steadily and there are already around 55 Mexican companies operating directly in Colombia. Whether you are Mexican and you wish to make investments in Colombia, or you are a local entrepreneur and...

What is the best Free Trade Zone in the Americas?

What is the best Free Trade Zone in the Americas?

The Bogotá Free Trade Zone received four distinctions in the Global Free Zones of the Year awards 2017, handed out annually by FDi Intelligence. It was honored in the following categories: Best Free Trade Zone in the Americas, Best Free Trade Zone Specializing in BPO, Best Free Trade Zone in Entertainment and Education and Best Free Trade Zone with a...

How to register a foreign investment in Colombia

How to register a foreign investment in Colombia

If you are wondering how to invest in Colombia, this information will guide you in the process: the different types of companies, how to register a foreign investment and the role played by Branches of Foreign Companies.

Eight successful Colombian cities are considered Cities of the Future

Eight successful Colombian cities are considered Cities of the Future

Eight Colombian cities have won praise and acclaim for their cost effectiveness and foreign direct investment strategies, which have proved they are destined for success. These Colombian cities have all been highlighted as Cities of the Future in the latest rankings across the Americas, compiled by the Financial Times.

Did you know that the outsourcing of services is an investment opportunity in Colombia?

Did you know that the outsourcing of services is an investment opportunity in Colombia?

Colombia is one of the most attractive markets for companies dedicated to the outsourcing of services (BPO) such as Contact Centers, Call Centers and businesses with telemedicine experience. This is one investment opportunity you can get the most out of in Colombia.

Why is Colombia a good destination for foreign investment?

Why is Colombia a good destination for foreign investment?

Did you know that most of the foreign investment in Colombia is directed at sectors other than mining and oil? Business opportunities in Colombia have diversified at a massive rate and in 2016, USD$11.5bn entered the country in sectors such as water, gas and electricity, business and financial services, transport and manufacture, communications and storage.

Do you know why Colombia’s free trade zones are so important?

Do you know why Colombia’s free trade zones are so important?

Colombia’s free trade zones are key when it comes to attracting national and foreign investment in the country and promoting the exportation of Colombian products to the international market.

"We must believe colombian talent" David Luna mwc17

"We must believe colombian talent" David Luna mwc17

The Minister of Information Technologies and Communications, David Luna, inaugurated the Colombia Bring It On stand at the Mobile World Congress 2017 (MWC17), a space in which 26 colombian entrepreneurs exhibit their products and share experiences with international companies that attend these days to Barcelona, ​​Spain, for this important event.

Meet the 26 colombian companies of the mobile world congress

Meet the 26 colombian companies of the mobile world congress

The most representative companies of the technological industry are present at the Colombia Bring It On stand at the Mobile World Congress 2017 (MWC17), an event that will be held until thursday, March 2. The MWC17 is the opportunity for companies to reveal the latest in innovation, and Colombia could not be the exception, since it has the representation of...

Six colombian startups that want to open up to the world

Six colombian startups that want to open up to the world

The 4YFN is one of the most recognized entrepreneurial events in the world. In this space, which takes place in parallel to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (Spain), some of the startups with the greatest projection of being important digital companies in the next four years are brought together.

Colombia takes its technological offer to the mobile world congress 2017

Colombia takes its technological offer to the mobile world congress 2017

The attention of the technological world is set in Barcelona, ​​where starting next Monday the most representative companies of the industry will meet for a new edition of the Mobile World Congress. As usual, Colombia will have a strong presence in the event, the most relevant for the mobile telecommunications sector.

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.

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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