Market compass for Colombia
The second largest Spanish speaking country by population in the world and the fourth largest economy in Latin America, Colombia has come a long way after decades of conflict. The country is on the verge of closing a three-year negotiation process with the FARC guerilla movement, which is anticipated to bring more peace to the country. Today it boasts a very attractive business environment for foreign investors thanks to its legal and economic stability.These efforts have started to pay off: foreign direct investment almost tripled between 2010 and 2014.
How is Colombia moving towards international standards? How is it building an increasingly inclusive capital market? What is done to simplify access to capital market for foreign investors?