Colombia Articles & Analysis

Report | The Report: Colombia 2014

Despite instability associated with the global mining and hydrocarbons sectors, Colombia displays stable economic growth amidst a regional slowdown, in large part a result of economic liberalisation, free trade agreements and entry to a variety of trade blocs. After recording 6.6% growth in 2011 and 4% in 2012, Colombia saw a slowdown in the first half of 2013, but the economy regained momentum by the end of the year.

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Economic update | Colombia se acerca lentamente a sus objetivos turísticos

18 Nov 2014

La mejora de la seguridad, una economía boyante y las grandes campañas de promoción están impulsando el crecimiento del turismo en Colombia, llevando a la industria por buen camino para alcanzar sus objetivos para el cierre de año de 4 millones de turistas y 4 000 millones de dólares de ganancias.

Economic update | Indicios de recuperación en el sector minorista de Colombia

2 Oct 2014
Después de un decepcionante nivel de crecimiento en 2013, el sector minorista de Colombia se ha recuperado con un mayor número de ventas en los siete primeros meses del año, reflejando un aumento de la confianza de los consumidores.

Articles & Analysis | Firm foundations: from The Report: Colombia 2014

Following GDP growth of 6.6% in 2011 and 4% in 2012, Colombia’s economy experienced a slowdown during much of 2013, with annualised growth of just 2.8% in the first quarter. The sound performance of the construction sector, however, as well as strong public investments, recovery in the hydrocarbons industry and restored consumer confidence, allowed...

Articles & Analysis | Stay for business or pleasure: Colombia Hotel Listings from The Report: Colombia 2014

View contact details and general information for some of the leading hotels and resorts in Colombia

Articles & Analysis | International acclaim: The evolution of the Colombian art scene from The Report: Colombia 2014

In recent years Latin America has received a vast amount of attention from the international art world, and Colombia is no exception. With Colombian artists opening exhibitions across the globe and international artists visiting, working and exhibiting in Colombian cities such as Bogotá, Medellín and Cali, the local art scene is thriving. During an...

Articles & Analysis | Facts for visitors: Handy tips to take on board from The Report: Colombia 2014


LANGUAGE: Spanish is the official language, though more than 65 other recognised languages are spoken. English is also an official language in San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina islands. Business executives and senior government officials tend to have a high level of English proficiency,...