Now that Colombia is becoming more stable, investors are keen to get a slice of the new market. But Spain’s Gas Natural Fenosa appears to have bitten off more than it can chew with its Electricaribe venture, which has come to grief after overextending itself. Michael Deibert reports.
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Medellín, Colombia's second city, is consolidating its role as a business hub at the heart of the country by increasing its focus on start-ups and new technologies. Its government is now drafting a new 'smart specialisation' strategy to streamline the development of industrial clusters with high innovative potential and thus turn the page on its infamous past once for all. Jacopo Dettoni reports.
Asia’s growing digital economy could be a global answer to falling trade figures, business leaders told a roundtable in London.
Financial uncertainty persists as public reject peace deal that could have ended 52 years of guerilla war.
Bogotá is one of Latin America's largest cities, but it is beset by housing and transport problems. While it is looking to resolve these issues, it is also focusing on becoming a Latam innovation and technology hub by 2025, as Jason Mitchell discovers.
The period 2012-2014 saw a drastic decline in business services FDI, despite strong investment from Spain.
Nearly 100,000 jobs were created through FDI by automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM), business services, renewables and consumer products firms in the Americas in the first six months of 2014.
Colombia's capital city, Bogotá, is seeking to use its recent impressive economic growth to enhance its growing status as a Latin American FDI hub.
There are high hopes that Colombia’s free-trade agreement with the EU, on the heels of a similar deal with the US, will prove to be yet another step towards a future notable for a glut of foreign investment and the prosperity that has previously eluded the country.
Colombia grants licences for oil exploration as investor confidence in the country grows.
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