Investment in Colombia News
Supported by the investment boom, Colombian economy grew by 6.4% in the first quarter compared to the same period the previous year. The government is preparing to take a look at this year’s growth of up to 4.7%.
Japanese company Furukawa, with 130 years of experience in the infrastructure and communication networks sector, opened its new fiber optics plant in Palmira, Valle del Cauca, Colombia, becoming the first fiber optics manufacturer in the region, supporting its goals of providing better services to the domestic market and the Andean Region.
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism and the Turkish Embassy signed a promotion and protection agreement to encourage investments in both countries.
In order to position Colombia as one of the top investment destinations to develop new technologies, the Ministry of Information Technologies and Communications, MinTIC and Proexport Colombia introduced the Colombia Bring IT on campaign as part of the government’s efforts to foster the industry through the 2014-2018 Vive Digital Plan.