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Being the first LatAm country to be strictly regulated by a regulatory body, Coljuegos, Colombia has surely been attracting quite a substantial amount of attention ... telecommunication, e-commerce and banking, strongly committed to technology and widely investing in technology research and development.
More than 800 businesses sponsored paramilitary groups that committed tens of thousands of human right violations in Colombia, in most cases without ... The report added that the sectors where the relationship was most evident were agriculture (38%), commerce (24%), and oil and mining (10%).

Foreign direct investment in Colombia went up almost 5% in 2017, the country's central bank announced on Tuesday. ... Important sectors like mining and manufacturing saw an increase in investment in 2017, while other sectors important for employment, like commerce and agriculture, saw investment ...
Moreover, according to the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Tourism, last year's all-time high is 68% higher than the foreign revenue of $3.4 billion USD in 2010, right around the time when Colombia's security situation had started to improve enough to begin attracting more international tourists.
The massive migratory flow from a collapsing Venezuela can be measured by the 91,000 people estimated to have crossed Colombia's border on a single day in mid-February or by the pain of Delida, a 46-year-old ... While the licit and illicit commerce across that almost 1,400-mile border is traditional.
WASHINGTON—Wingo, the Colombia-based ultra-LCC affiliate of Panama's Copa Airlines that launched in late 2016, has “surpassed all expectations,” although it has not yet become profitable, Copa CEO Pedro Heilbron said. Speaking at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Aviation Summit here, Heilbron ...

DUBAI, Feb 28 2018 (WAM) - Cesar Gaviria, Former President of Colombia, stated that Dubai is a key international city, which employs innovation and modern ... titled, “Governance of the Future in Latin America,” which was organised by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Gaviria said, “Through the Forum and ...
Late last year, Colombia set an all-time modern monthly record for hotel occupancy rate, with 62.5% of available rooms being filled last November, according to government statistics. The Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Tourism (MinCIT) credited the positive results to the increasing number of corporate ...
This has taken 210,000 barrels daily of transportation capacity offline, impacting Colombia's already declining production. To make matters worse, the ELN instituted a national three-day armed halt in the territory it controlled, slated to end on February 13, 2018. This was aimed at disrupting local commerce ...
"This export of rice is in line with our policy of diversification of the exportable supply, but also shows the deepening of our Trade Agreement with Canada, where the income of this product is tax-free," said the Colombian Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Mar?a Lorena Gutierrez. Meanwhile, ...
2015: The Colombian Minister of Foreign Relations and China's Ambassador in Colombia sign an agreement on economic and technical cooperation. ... "The Colombian government," says Jaime Suarez, executive director for the Colombian Chinese Investment and Commerce Chamber, "is adopting ...
A little over one year ago, Colombian president Manuel Santos pushed through a peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP), ending a decades-long war and transitioning FARC from a guerilla army to a legal political party. He did so despite the original deal's ...
... in Colombia, I had the opportunity to interview many of Fajardo's key allies and former members of his local coalition Citizen's Commitment (Compromiso Ciudadano). Initially a broad coalition of NGOs, social movements, local business elites, and even the chamber of commerce, the Compromiso aimed ...
"That situation constitutes an obstacle for him and any Colombian, but have absolute certainty that banks don't take sides," Castro said. "We have to see what is Petro's case." In 2016, a decision was made by the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce to freeze Petro's personal account for changing ...
They already have to cope with smuggled subsidized Venezuelan goods damaging local commerce, and have grown tired of job-seekers and lending their bathrooms to migrants. Spooked by police raids, migrants in Maicao have abandoned the parks and bus stations where they had makeshift camps, ...
More than 500,000 have fled to Colombia—many illegally—hoping to escape grinding poverty, rising violence and shortages of food and medicine in the .... They already have to cope with smuggled subsidized Venezuelan goods damaging local commerce, and have grown tired of job-seekers and lending ...
They already have to cope with smuggled subsidized Venezuelan goods damaging local commerce, and have grown tired of job-seekers and lending their bathrooms to migrants. Spooked by police raids, migrants in Maicao have abandoned the parks and bus stations where they had makeshift camps, opting to sleep ...

"That situation constitutes an obstacle for him and any Colombian, but have absolute certainty that banks don't take sides," Castro said. "We have to see what is Petro's case." In 2016, a decision was made by the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce to freeze Petro's personal account for changing ...
Late last year, Colombia set an all-time modern monthly record for hotel occupancy rate, with 62.5% of available rooms being filled last November, according to government statistics. The Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Tourism (MinCIT) credited the positive results to the increasing number of corporate ...
This has taken 210,000 barrels daily of transportation capacity offline, impacting Colombia's already declining production. To make matters worse, the ELN instituted a national three-day armed halt in the territory it controlled, slated to end on February 13, 2018. This was aimed at disrupting local commerce ...
The forum will also feature a panel examining Latin America's fast-growing tourism markets which will be joined by Maria Claudia Lacouture, Executive Director of AmCham Colombia and the country's Former Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism; along with Gerald Lawless, Chairman of the World ...
Evgeny Shestakov is on a working visit to Colombia on 12-14 February. The diplomat held meetings with Deputy Minister of National Defense Jose Javier Perez, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Patti Londono and also representatives of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, the export and ...
According to a resolution by the country's Superintendent of Industry and Commerce (SIC), Terpel must sell 700 ExxonMobil fuel service stations to a third party in order to pay-back the loan, as well as sell a production plant near Bucaramanga. Terpel S.A also provides octane grade aviation gasoline for the ...
The simplification of procedures will give greater dynamism to the betting and gaming sector, as well as greater capacity for collecting the Colombian State. “ It must be said that not only the Ministry of Finance and its associated entities have joined the campaign proposed by the Commerce portfolio, since ...
It ranks the IP systems in Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, ...
In the United States, some 70% of cut flowers actually come from Colombia . That means if you order them online, there's a good chance that's where they've been grown. They go from a Colombian farm to a local distributor to an international distributor, and then to the website. There are even more ...
Camilo Reyes, was appointed Colombia's ambassador to the United States in May 2017 and presented his credentials to President Donald Trump on July 21, 2017. Reyes, who most recently worked seven years as executive director of the Colombian American Chamber of Commerce, succeeds Juan ...
Gran Tierra Energy Inc., an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of gas and oil properties in Colombia, Peru, and Brazil. The company has market cap of $1.13 billion. As of December 31, 2016, the firm had total proved undeveloped reserves ...
Gen E has even gained the attention of the local chamber of commerce and, several members were invited to speak at an event in October, explaining how to cultivate new businesses in Cartagena. More than anything, stated De La Vega, “everyone in Gen E supports each other. We show up to each ...
Wonder Women Of Weed is a weekly column featuring accomplished female leaders in the cannabis industry. Yvonne DeLaRosa Green, a former TV and film actress turned marijuana entrepreneur, was the first to obtain a cannabis business license in Los Angeles. Yvonne DeLaRosa asked if I'm familiar ...
This system should require that any such breach (and details of any measures taken to minimise its impact) be reported to the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce and the data subjects in question. While notifying data subjects is not mandatory, it is suggested best practice under the accountability ...
The future for Colombia´s exports of Hass avocados to the United States is very promising and ICA, as well as other government entities such as the Presidency of Colombia, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ProColombia and PTP ...
Armed with our information, the education secretariat and Colombia Compra Eficiente complained to the market regulator, the Superintendency of Industry and Commerce. It initiated an investigation looking into the allegation that companies were exaggerating the cost of fresh fruit by a staggering 50%.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Tuesday announced that, in response to petitions from Archer Daniels Midland Company, Cargill, and Tate & Lyle, the government had found that Belgium, Colombia and Thailand had dumped citric acid and certain citrate salts in the United States, and their products ...
The Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Tourism (MinCIT) has planned to execute 15 different tourism infrastructure projects in 2018 with an investment of around $20 million USD at today's exchange rate (57 billion pesos). Though this is substantially below the 161 billion pesos the ministry ...
Many observers first thought e-commerce was not suited for emerging economies since they do not have the robust infrastructure and institutions of mature economies. “The weaker the institutions, the greater the opportunity for e-commerce to take root,” counters Porter, citing Colombia and Nigeria as ...
According to the two companies, they “have reached a satisfactory resolution of the complaint filed by PharmaCielo against Khiron with the Colombia Superintendent of Industry and Commerce” (Superindustria). The resolution includes PharmaCielo accepting “the settlement terms provided” by Khiron, ...
The Colombian Ministry of Commerce issued a decree Dec. 19 that grants preferential tariff access to Colombian industrial product exports to Mercosur countries, W Radio reported. The decree provisionally applies the Economic Complementation Agreement executed at the Mercosur meeting in July and ...
Jacki Dezelski, president and CEO of the Manatee Chamber of Commerce, worked with her predecessor, Bob Bartz, for 20 years. .... We partnered with the International Trade Hub at Port Manatee to host business representatives and government officials from Spain, Guatemala, Colombia, Costa Rica, ...
Direct sales to the consumer (including e-commerce, home delivery, virtual kiosks, and Market Place) recorded a growth of over 20% in Colombia and the alliance with Rappi, a popular digital delivery startup for restaurants, grocery stores, and other errands. Giraldo said that the debt will remain at $1.5 ...
For four days, the festival was celebrated in Villavieja in the picturesque Tatacoa Desert region by organizing groups including the Astronomers Association of Colombia (ASASAC). Fontur, a federal tourism promotion agency, and the Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Tourism (MinCIT) also ...
Mark Dayton and sessions with representatives of two flagship Minnesota firms doing business in Colombia: 3M and Cargill. The ambassador, a career diplomat who also served as executive director of the Colombian American Chamber of Commerce, describes a nation “in a transitional time,” one working ...
Chinese firms were cautiously optimistic about the improvements in Colombia's investment environment. According to analysis by the China International Chamber of Commerce for the Private Sector, mining, travel and agriculture would be open for investment, but companies should be wary of violent ...
She's been in business for 25 years, with a healthy brick-and-mortar presence across Colombia, Spain, and Miami, plus a bridal atelier, a home collection, and ... But when her son Mauricio joined the family business a few years back, he saw the potential and longevity of e-commerce: “We really believe in ...
... Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Tourism, were founded in Bogota first before expanding to Medellin. Innpulsa tracks and analyzes entrepreneurship across the country, creating in-depth investigative reports and helpful resources. Its interactive map of startups in Colombia shows Bogota as the center ...
Yet in the case of new and proudly Colombia-based company Superbia Coffee that launched this past March, coffee cultivation, processing and roasting all occur in the ... Villalon has a background in international commerce, and his wife, Ana Maria Villalon, is a lawyer who specializes in human resources.
Commerce, maintenance and auto repairs and hotels and restaurants increased 1.4 percent on a year-earlier basis and 0.8 percent sequentially. Within this sector, commerce was up only 0.6 percent versus a year earlier while it was up 0.2 percent sequentially. The strongest sub-sector was hotels, bars ...
In response to a decision by the Colombian government to extend the import tariff for footwear and textiles for two more years from Panama, the Panamanian Ministry of Commerce and Industries has asked the Foreign Ministry to apply the retaliation law, which has been in place since October of last year ...
“The airline lost, the pilots and their families lost; the country lost, as did industry, commerce and tourism” remarked Bruce Mac Master, president of ANDI- Colombian Association of Businesses. The strike that forced Avianca to cancel flights and contract foreign-based crews to serve its important long haul ...
Holguin, accompanied by Colombian Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism Maria Lorena Gutierrez and other delegates, arrived here on Monday on a four-day visit to India. The visiting delegation also met with Minister of Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu and undertook a comprehensive ...


 

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