Evaluating the market in Colombia

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Business environment in Colombia

Investor and exporter interest in Colombia is being driven by a combination of business-friendly policies; economic and political stability thanks, in part, to a peace agreement with the FARC, and a diversified economy with a large domestic market. The Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) has helped to solidify Canada’s established and rising trade and investment relationship with Colombia. And, despite the low commodity price environment, Colombia remains committed to attracting FDI in its oil and gas, and power sectors, where Canada is already a major investor and a recognized supplier of goods and services. Similarly, the government is implementing an ambitious infrastructure program that includes road concessions, airports, ports and social infrastructure projects. EDC serves Canadian companies in Colombia through our local representation in Bogotá.
  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Environmental Infrastructure & Waste Water
  • Mining & Metals
  • Oil and Gas
  • Power

Here’s a helpful tip for doing business in Colombia

Dress for success in fashion-conscious Colombia, where your attire and clothes are considered to indicate social standing and business leadership.

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