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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.