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Colombia Reports launches real estate section
Sep 22, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia Reports launches real estate section

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombia Reports is announcing the launch of the beta version of its Real Estate section, with which we try to help foreign visitors and residents to find the housing they are looking  Full Article »

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Colombian international trade rises to highest levels since 2008
Sep 18, 2014 Ξ Comments

Colombian international trade rises to highest levels since 2008

posted by Samuel Moldovan

Colombia’s trade with the world has been growing at record levels but continues to show a deficit, according to government statistics agency DANE.

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Biden puts pressure on Colombia over biotech drug legislation
Sep 17, 2014 Ξ Comments

Biden puts pressure on Colombia over biotech drug legislation

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

US Vice-President Joe Biden raised concerns over Colombia’s commitment to its free trade agreement with the US in a letter sent to President Juan Manuel Santos last week, according to  Full Article »

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Colombia GDP grows 4.28% in Q2, led by construction
Sep 17, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia GDP grows 4.28% in Q2, led by construction

posted by Samuel Moldovan

Colombia’s economy grew 4.28% in the second quarter, buoyed by strong performance in the construction sector, according to Colombian statistics agency DANE.

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Colombia’s congress approves government budget for 2015
Sep 11, 2014 Ξ Comments

Colombia’s congress approves government budget for 2015

posted by Nicolas Bedoya

Colombia’s Congress on Wednesday approved the 2015 government budget which will come into effect January 1, 2015 and has been set at $108 billion.

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Budget blowback: Debate over Colombia’s 2015 budget proposal heats up in Congress
Sep 10, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Budget blowback: Debate over Colombia’s 2015 budget proposal heats up in Congress

posted by Samuel Moldovan

Colombia’s 2015 budget is facing strong criticism from opposition parties from both the left and the right as Congress is divided on how to close the $6.5 gap in the proposed $108  Full Article »

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Colombia unemployment continues to fall
Sep 9, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia unemployment continues to fall

posted by Samuel Moldovan

Colombian statistics agency DANE released data showing increasingly lower unemployment, fueled by an increase in jobs in the energy sector.

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Colombia’s inflation rate accelerates unexpectedly
Sep 8, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia’s inflation rate accelerates unexpectedly

posted by Christoffer Frendesen

Colombia’s inflation rate rose more than predicted in August, ending a period of 22 months below targeted inflation range.

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Bogota businessmen create foundation to promote projects for better city
Sep 8, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Bogota businessmen create foundation to promote projects for better city

posted by Matthew Sterne

Thirty large employers in Bogota have joined forces to create a foundation that seeks to promote a better future for Colombia’s capital.

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Proposed 4-year tax hike won’t cover Colombia’s $6.5B budget gap: Report
Sep 8, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Proposed 4-year tax hike won’t cover Colombia’s $6.5B budget gap: Report

posted by Joel Gillin

A four-year tax hike proposed by Colombia’s government will be insufficient to cover the $6.5 billion budget gap, according to an analysis by an economic think tank.

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