Investment in Colombia News
A report produced by JPMorgan financial group following the 'Southern Cone & Andean Conference,' in Lima, Peru, affirmed that "Colombia is the country with most investors in the Andean region." Over 300 companies from Colombia, Chile and Peru attended the JP Morgan conference in September where they had the opportunity to meet face to face with investors.
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.
Philippe Preite, a senior analyst with the global financial services company Credit Suisse, visited Colombia and spoke to business leaders about his vision for the country. Preite is based in Panama, and he believes that Colombia is the Latin American country that can create the best business opportunities thanks to its economic growth outlook, political stability, and general conditions.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Paul Polman, CEO of the Anglo-Dutch transnational Unilever, officially opened a new detergent plant in the municipality of Palmira, Valle del Cauca, in South Western Colombia in September. With an investment of US$60 million, this plant will create 128 direct and 400 indirect jobs.