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These are only some of the reasons to invest in the Fashion sector, we invite you to learn in detail about these and more reasons to make Colombia the destination for your projects.

 

Investment Specialist:
German Ríos

Carolina Hoyos

At PROCOLOMBIA we cater to international companies, large enterprises and foreign government agencies interested in investing in Colombia.

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Success Stories

  • Coats: This company has operated in Colombia for more than fifty years as a chain of Coats in the city of Pereira, Risaralda.
  • Parkdale: Operates with the Colombian company de Hilados, with a production plant in the Zona Franca de Rionegro. It has capacity for open end carding and ring-spun combing.
  • Polymer Group: It has a production plant in the Zona Franca del Pacífico in Cali, Valle del Cauca.
  • Kaltex: The Italian acquired shareholding in the Colombian company Coltejer.

Investment Opportunities

  • Export platform taking advantage of the strategic location, industrial capacity and trade agreements
  • Strategic alliances. Colombian companies with the ability to associate with foreign investors to reach regional and international markets, taking advantage of their knowledge
  • Supply of the local industry of inputs nowadays imported. The imports of textiles and inputs have increased in the last years and the industry needs to supply the demand of the local production.

Regions

Learn about the main regions that offer investment opportunities for the Fashion sector:

  • Risaralda
  • Tolima
 

The textile and apparel industry in Colombia has more than 100 years of experience and a consolidated and experienced production chain. It is recognized in the region due to its quality, workmanship and exclusive designs. Adding its network of trade agreements and strategic location it makes an ideal export platform for those companies that want to expand their operations in Latin America.

  • This sector is one of the most dynamic in the Colombian economy, in 2017 the Textile – apparel sector represented 6% of industrial GDP. An important generator of employment, it is estimated that the production of apparel provides about 70% of the employment of the chain.
  • Exports of fashion industry products registered a value of US$921 million in 2017. Colombia has a broad business fabric, with 1,333 export companies reaching 107 countries around the world.
  • The textile and apparel industry in Colombia It is recognized in the region due to its quality, workmanship and exclusive designs. Adding its network of trade agreements and strategic location it makes an ideal export platform for those companies that want to expand their operations in Latin America.
  • The offer is characterized by its diversity of products, currently produced and exported products such as jeans, men's and women's underwear, household linen, shapewear and control clothing, formal clothes, sweaters, male and female swimwear, hosiery, baby / children's clothing, sportswear, uniforms, casual wear, footwear, leather goods, jewelery and custome jewelery among others.
  • The Textile-apparel sector is one of the priority industries for the country. Through the Government's Productive Transformation Program, (Programa de Transformación Productivo PTP) it seeks to empower the technification of production processes that strengthen the activity of the Fashion industry chain and increase exports to other markets; with value-added products and with functional and innovative characteristics.
  • The sector has supportive entities such as Textile and Clothing Cluster, the Sectorial Chamber of ANDI, Inexmoda, ProColombia, PTP, SENA, among others.
  • Entities such as SENA offer free training to companies and workers. Currently has multiple specialized programs for the textile and apparel industry with national coverage.

These are some of the reasons for investing in the Fashion sector. We invite you to find out in detail more reasons to develop investment projects in Colombia.

 

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