Investment in Services

Service Sector Investment in Colombia

The service sector in Colombia accounts 57.5% of the national GDP, that´s why it offers a great growth potential and becomes in one of the major commercial guarantees for the country. Currently, initiatives are being carried out to explore new opportunities and markets, improving the sector policy and extending the national offer.

Through the Productive Transformation Program, an initiative led by the Colombian government, the country aims to develop world-class industry sectors such as Software and IT Services, Business Process Outsourcing, Energy, and related Goods and Services.

Colombia is a great opportunity for investors focused in the services sector, displaying many competitive advantages. Some of them are:

  • According to IMD (2015), Colombia has the best skilled labor in South America. 
  • More than 150 thousand graduates annually in technical and professional careers related to administrative and engineering areas.
  • Strategic geographic location: three-hour flight from Miami and Lima, less than 5 hours from Mexico DF and Santiago de Chile.

These are just some of the reasons to invest in services.  We invite you to learn additional details about Colombia and why it is the perfect destination for your projects.


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Proexport Colombia  is the bureau in charge of tourism, foreign investment and export promotion in Colombia.

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