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Colombia Economy: Report and Indicators

 

The Colombian Economy has been growing at high rates during the last decade, due to the confidence and business opportunities that the investors have found in this emerging market. Nowadays, foreign investors see Colombia as an emerging destination for secure investment.

This section provides statistics on the Colombian Economy and a complete analysis of the current situation of Foreign Direct Investment in Colombia:

 

Economy: Foreign Direct Investment Report in Colombia, 2010

 

*The source of the data as of March 2010, broken down by destination sector and by country of origin, is the Central Bank Balance of Payments, which includes foreign exchange flow, profit reinvestment and capital contributions other than foreign exchange.

*Investment figures registered as of July 2010, whose source is the Central Bank, correspond to Exchange Balance, which exclusively measure foreign currency from overseas.

During 2009, Colombia showed an increase of 8.7% vis-à-vis US$2,230 million received in I Quarter 2009

 

 

FDI flow in Colombia as per balance of payments

colombia economy: FDI flow 2010


Source: Balance of Payments, Central Bank

 

According to data supplied by the Central Bank technical department, in IQ 2010, foreign direct investment (FDI) in Colombia amounted to US$2,037 million, which represents a 8,7% decrease as compared with IQ 2009 (US$2,230 million).

It is worth to highlight that in its most recent report the Central Bank adjusted the 2008 consolidated foreign investment figure from US$10,583 million to US$10,596 million.

 

Distribution and performance by sectors as per balance of payments

2009 US$ Million IQ 2009 US$ Million IQ 2010 US$ Million % Grow IQ 09 - IQ 2010
2,994
389
699
80%
2,620
573
648
13%
635
66
162
146%
721
374
12
-67%
542
536
285
-47%
349
181
57
-68%
261
52
72
37%
88
15
9
-41%
28
4
5
14%
-977
40
-26
-165%
7,260
2,230
2,037
-9%

 

 

FDI flow by main sectors % Share IQ 2010*

colombia economy: Distribution and performance by sectors

 

 

FDI Flows by country or origin as per balance of payments

COUNTRY 2009 (US$ Million) IQ 2009 (US$ Million) IQ 2010 (US$ Million) Growth IQ 09- iQ 10 (%)
United States
2,314
585
598
2%
Anguilla
646
97
200
106%
Panama
337
129
140
9%
Bermuda
287
199
76
-62%
England
386
46
51
12%
Spain
-327
312
47
-85%
Albania
0
0
24
-
Chile
54
10
21
110%
Brazil
47
4
21
486%
France
113
0
20
-
Others
-1188
-56
-359
547%
Subtotal non-oil sectors
2,669
1,326
839
-37
Reinvestment of profits
1,917
332
550
66%
Oil Sector
2,620
573
648
13%
Total
7,260
2,230
2,037
-9%

 

 

FDI Flow by countries IQ 2010 % Share*

Colombia economy: fdi flow by main sectors

* Share within sectors with net positive investment Source: Balance of Payments, Central Bank, PROCOLOMBIA calcuations

Economy: complete report presentation

 

Economy: Summary

Foreign Investment Report 2009 - PROCOLOMBIA - Presentation Transcript

  • FDI REPORT IN COLOMBIA AS PER BALANCE OF PAYMENTS AND EXCHANGE BALANCE 2010
  • FDI flow in Colombia US$ Million 2002 – Jan - Sep 2009
  • FDI FLOW IN COLOMBIA AS PER BALANCE OF PAYMENTS
  • DISTRIBUTION AND PERFORMANCE BY SECTORS AS PER BALANCE OF PAYMENTS FDI
  • FDI Flow by countries Jan – Sep 2009
  • FDI FLOWS BY COUNTRY OR ORIGIN AS PER BALANCE OF PAYMENTS TOTAL: US$ 2,740.7 MILLION COUNTRY
  • Foreign Direct Investment measured through DEB*
  • Cummulative January – February 12, 2009-2010
  • FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
  • AS PER EXCHANGE BALANCE
  • US$250.6 million, while for the same period in 2009 it amounted to US$141.4 million, representing a increase of 77%.
  • Calculation: PROCOLOMBIA Source: Central Bank, Colombia 141.4 250.6FDI AS PER WEEKLY EXCHANGE BALANCE 2009-2010FDI-DEB in third
  • other than the oil industry, hydrocarbons and mining for week 6 in 2010 amounted to US$19.4 million, US$0.6 million less than week 6 in 2009. Week
  • US$ million Week 6 corresponds to 8 – 12 January 2010, and 9 to 13 January 2009. FDI-DEB Total Week US$ million US$20.1 M US$19.4 M FDI-
  • DEB Other Sectors


Source: Published cases compiled by major national and international media
INVESTMENT CASES IN COLOMBIA

 

 

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