Investment in Colombia News
Atlántico, Bolívar, Valle, Santander, and Risaralda are the 4 Departments that attract the most foreign investment in South America.
This was reported in a recent study created by the research division of the London-based economic newspaper The Financial Times, which stated that Atlántico, Bolívar, Valle, Risaralda, and Santander are the country's regions which stand out for providing the best cost-benefit ratio for the investor; this means that business owners achieve better economic results with a smaller investment.
The French exportation lending agency, COFACE (its French acronym), ranked Colombia among the emerging countries with the greatest development potential. This way, it now forms a part of the PPICS group, (Philippines, Peru, Indonesia, Colombia and Sri Lanka); countries that are expected to surpass the BRICS.
The Central Bank of Colombia reported that during 2013 Colombia received US$16.772 billion (4.5% of GDP) in FDI, which represents an unprecedented figure, registering an 8% increase vs. the previous year.
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