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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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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.

Bloomberg highlights Colombia’s potential for geothermal energy development

Bloomberg highlights Colombia’s potential for geothermal energy development

An article by Fortune magazine reveals how the economic slow-down and contraction in countries like China and Russia resulted in “a new world of business”, where stability and resilience are key ingredients for investment.

Turkey aims to increase foreign investment in Colombia

Turkey aims to increase foreign investment in Colombia

Within the scope of the first official visit of a Turkish leader to Colombia, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan invited his country’s businesses to invest in Colombia and take advantage of the opportunities that the country offers in terms of large infrastructure projects, roads and highway development, airports and the metal industry amongst others.

Colombia will continue to grow at a higher rate than the rest of the region in 2015: IMF

Colombia will continue to grow at a higher rate than the rest of the region in 2015: IMF

Against the backdrop of the fall in world oil prices, the International Monetary Fund has highlighted Colombia as one of the countries that, even in the face of the current situation is continuing to grow and is showing positive indicators.

Non-energy mining direct foreign investment increased 10% in 2015

Non-energy mining direct foreign investment increased 10% in 2015

The Central Bank of Colombia reported that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Colombia, not including oil, rose 10% last January compared to the same period in 2014.

Rating and Investment Inc., raises Colombian debt rating to BBB

Rating and Investment Inc., raises Colombian debt rating to BBB

The Japanese agency Rating and Investment Inc., (R&I) raised the country’s long term foreign currency debt rating from BBB- to BBB with a stable outlook.

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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