Investment in Colombia News
According to the latest report by the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNECLAC), Colombia received FDI worth $16.77 billion USD in 2013, growing by 8% compared to the previous year, as well as displaying a significant support to job creation with a total of 67,000 new jobs in the last three years.
According to the first edition of Ranking of South American States of the Future, a study carried out by the FDI Magazine of the Financial Times Group, placed Bogota as the city with the best business environment, an important trait to have which increases how attractive foreign investors will view Bogota as a center for business.
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.