500 foreign investors seek new business in Colombia

Considered Colombia’s leading summit in foreign direct investment and strategic partnerships, the Colombia Investment Summit will take place on October 29th and 30th in the Grand Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt hotel, welcoming more than 500 foreign investors interested in new projects, incentives, and expansion opportunities in the Colombian market.

Five hundred foreign investors will be at the 2019 Colombia Investment Summit—an event led by ProColombia and the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Tourism—to create investment opportunities in the orange economy, clinical studies, infrastructure, agriculture, energy, and tourism sectors.

ProColombia recognized as the best investment promotion agency in South America

Site Selection magazine belongs to the international conglomerate Conway, a company specialized in creating communication channels between productive ventures and those seeking to invest through technology transfer, resources, and development.

Colombia’s promotion entity was selected by Site Selection magazine as the bestagency in South America in the category Top Investment Promotion Agencies 2019.
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Colombia seeks more investments in Asia

A Colombian mission consisting of the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Tourism, ProColombia, and regional investment promotion agencies Invest Pacific and ProBarranquilla will visit Japan and China between March 21 and 30 to attend the annual Inter-American Development Bank meeting in Chengdu, China. During the visit, they will present Colombia's competitive advantages as a tourism, business, and investment destination, as well as its status as an export platform to regional third markets.  

Colombia is the third largest recipient of investment in Latin America and has one of the best economic prospects in 2019, according to the IMF.

Colombia and the possibility of investing in original tourism experiences

Located at the gateway to South America, Colombia is flanked by the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and has five altitudinal layers that enable crop growth and exotic fruits year-round. Its 49 million inhabitants see tourism as a great opportunity to drive the economy: it is the second most attractive industry for attracting foreign revenue, after oil and its derivatives. It beats coal, coffee, flowers, and bananas, products for which the country is world-renowned.

Last year, 6.5 million travelers visited Colombia. This means that the increase in tourists was four times the world average and nine times the Americas' average.

Colombia Investment Summit: business and investment opportunities to the world

Colombia Investment Summit
Colombia Investment Summit

To take advantage and enhance the great moment of Colombia for doing business and investments, the second version of the Colombia Investment Summit will take place in Bogotá, from October 29th to 30th of 2018.

Colombia, a sustainable destination for FDI in IT, Infrastructure & Public Transports

Madrid, May 31st. Next week, ProColombia, together with the Colombian regional investment promotion agencies: Invest in Bogotá, ACI Medellín and Invest Pacific, will be presenting the business environment in Colombia and investment opportunities for European investors. 

- Representatives of Invest in Bogotá, ACI Medellín and Invest Pacific, are visiting Germany, UK, and Spain to present business opportunities and incentives to potential investors in a roadshow starting June 4th in Frankfurt. In the last ten years, foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows grew 63%.

Colombia bets heavily on infrastructure

London, May 28th.Colombia has the biggest infrastructure program in Latin America. That's why on May 22nd, ProColombia together with the British & Colombian Chamber of Commerce, the Colombian Embassy in London, the British Embassy in Bogota, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and its Prosperity Fund, the Department for International Trade and EY, presented fifteen major infrastructure development projects, which are in the planning and structuring phase and seek European foreign investment.

Last Friday, Colombia became the 37th OECD member and the third in Latin America alongside Mexico and Chile. Corporate investors, funds and investment banks have plenty of opportunities to develop social infrastructure, urban development and transportation projects.