Investment in Colombia News
An article in the Spanish newspaper gives recognition to Medellin as one of the leading cities in the application of human development technologies and social inclusion policies. The streets of the "city of eternal spring" sport the friendly faces of its locals, who go about their day-to-day lives in this smart and innovative Latin American city.
According to Philippe Preite from Credit Suisse, a global financial services company, Colombia is the Latin American country that can create the best business opportunities thanks to its economic growth outlook, political stability, and general conditions. These are the conclusions of Philippe Preite from the global investment banking firm from Switzerland, Credit Suisse.
President Juan Manuel Santos and Paul Polman, CEO of Anglo-Dutch transnational Unilever, opened the new detergent plant of the company in the municipality of Palmira, Valle del Cauca. With an investment of $60 million USD, this plant will create 128 direct and 400 indirect jobs.
According to a report by the National Administrative Department of Statistics of Colombia (DANE), the GDP grew by 4.3% between April and June of 2014 compared to the same period of 2013, for an overall growth of 5.4% during the first half of the year.