Investment in Colombia News
The Top Five Most Attractive Departments for Foreign Investment in Colombia: Atlántico, Bolívar, Valle, Santander, and Risaralda
The Financial Times, stated that Atlántico, Bolívar, Valle, Risaralda, and Santander are the Colombia’s regions which stand out for providing the best cost-benefit ratio for investors; which means that business owners will achieve a higher economic result while only having to make a smaller investment.
The Central Bank of Colombia reported that during 2013 Colombia received an unparalleled figure of an 8% increase vs. the previous year in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), which summed up 4.5% of its GDP. With its tremendous growth, the country was ranked as the second best future investment destination in the first edition of the FDI Awards.
According to InfoMoney Magazine in Brazil, Colombia’s GDP has been growing at a greater rate than Brazil’s. As explained by the magazine, Colombia’s specific case is meaningful in view of the tough economic challenges it has had to go through, but which have now been surmounted, and has been able to position itself as one of the most promising economies in Latin America.
The 12th Latin American Leadership Forum on Infrastructure will be held at the Cartagena Convention Center from June 10 to 12, 2014. The Forum is the main infrastructure market that has been designed to provide access to more than 500 high-level executives from sectors such as construction technology, engineering, investors and lenders. There will also be decision-makers present from the public sector, multilateral development banks and Latin American project promoters.