Investment in Colombia News
IBM recently inaugurated its third data center, investing a whopping 17 million dollars in Colombia. Creating the most advanced cloud computing and Big Data center in the country. The company is preparing to reach its next goal of processing business operations that equal half of the country's GDP
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.