Colombia has been a vastly growing economy and has recently booked great improvements regarding peace with the FARC. Its biggest cities are nowadays considered just as safe as Western European cities. On top of that it is also listed as one of the “new BRIC” countries called the CIVETS.
Colombia and the Netherlands have well-established trade relationships. Also, the Netherlands is one of the largest European investors in the country and there are already several Dutch organizations established in Colombia that facilitate trade between these two countries. The country’s richness in natural resources combined with a population of 49 million and an increasing middle class enhance attractiveness for expansion to Colombia.
Unfortunately, Colombia is sometimes still suffering from an outdated negative reputation that is fueled by stories from years ago. Lately, however, Colombia has been in the news on a regular basis regarding peace with the FARC, which has positive prospects. When one takes a closer look at Colombia’s current state, he or she will find out that Colombia’s safety in general has improved significantly over the last years. Therefore, in order to be a step ahead of your competitors, we advice you to start thinking about expansion to Colombia, if you have not already done so. We are here to find out what opportunities lie ahead for your company.
The video below shows what Colombia has to offer.
Credits: Diego Gallon and About Colombia