Investment in Services

Service Sector Investment in Colombia

The service sector in Colombia offers enormous growth potential; it became 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 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 (2013), Colombia is the first country in the region with the best skilled labor in Latin America.
  • Financial analysts and systems engineers on competitive wages in the region, up to 78% of average labor costs.
  • More than 150 thousand graduates annually in technical and professional careers related to administrative and engineering areas.
  • The most competitive free ports in Latin America: 15% income tax and the ability to sell to the local market.
  • Strategic geographic location, just a three-hour flight from Miami

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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