Country Conditions

January 2011
Political Risk Yearbook: Colombia Country Report;2011, Special section p1
Country Report
The article provides an overview of the climate for investment and trade in Colombia as of February 1, 2010. According to analysts, the government actively promotes foreign direct investment (FDI) in which the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism creates foreign investment policy in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit. A summary of the country's tariff and non-tariff barriers, policies, legal framework and infrastructure is presented, along with a description of international agreements signed by the government.


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