Permanent Free Trade Zone


Multicompany Free Trade Zones (called “special permanent free trade zones” in the regulation) are areas within the national territory, managed by an operator user, in which new companies that establish their projects are benefited with a special tax and customs treatment.

For producing goods, rendering services or undertaking commercial activities within a Multi-Company FTZ, companies must meet the following investment and job creation requirements during the first 3 years of the operation, taking into account the total assets of the company:

Total Assets (USD) Investmet
(in Million USD)
Direct Employment
0 – 135.000 0 0
135.000 –
1,3 Million
0 20
1,3 Million –
8,1 Million
1,3 30
More than 8,1 
3,1 50

*Amounts are approximate. The exchange rate used in this chart was 1USD = 2,390. Ranges are defined law in accordance with the minimum legal monthly wages, which is COP 644.350 for the year 2015.

To obtain information regarding the different regions and their available Multicompany FTZ, please click in the map.



Colombia´s Permanent Free Trade Zones Directory

Free Trade Zones Directory For detailed information on the available Multicompany Free Trade Zones, please download Colombia´s Permanent Free Trade Zones Directory.

Colombia´s Permanent Free Trade Zones Directory - 2013.pdf 12.17 MB


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