Why Invest in Colombia?

Fast growing and business friendly economy with ideal agricultural climate.

One of Latin Americas fastest growing economies

Colombia has a diversified economy with macroeconomic stability and favorable growth prospects in the long run.

Colombia is part of the CIVETS group of 6 nations which are predicted to be among the next emerging markets to quickly rise in economic prominence.
It is also an accessing member to the OECD.

Key Colombia Economic Facts:

Colombia is the next agricultural powerhouse

Ideal climatic conditions and millions of hectares of available land.

Colombia is one of seven countries – along with Angola, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, DR Congo and Sudan – that comprise half of the world’s underused land mass (according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization). Among these countries, Colombia is the fastest growing AND the easiest place to do business (according to the World Bank data).

The Climate of Colombia is characterized for being tropical and isothermal as a result of its geographical location near the Equator.
"The average monthly rainfall and absense of severe adverse weather conditions makes the climate ideal for agricultural production."

The Aloe Vera species that can be converted into high grade and high value powder can only be grown in a sub tropical environment at an elevation between 500 and 1,000 meters. This makes Colombia an ideal location for professional Aloe Vera production.

Colombia has become a business-friendly environment for investors

According to an article in El Mundo (Spain), Colombia is among the countries with greatest investment protection, placing it sixth in the world and second in the region.

According to the journal, Spanish investors show special interest in doing business in Colombia. In 2012, there were 160 established companies. In 2014 this number increased to over 400, including BBVA, Indra, Telefónica, Ona Corporation, and Telemark.

Colombia is an investment grade country with a proven legal framework according to Aaron-Micael Beydoun, an Associate at Pacific Agri Capital.

According to the World Bank's Doing Business report, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is on the rise in Colombia, positioning the country as the most business-friendly destination in Latin America.

The government has identified agriculture as one of the main pillars of the economy and is offering incentives to attract large-scale agricultural investment.