IF THE FINANCIAL TIMES SAID SO… COLOMBIA IS RECOGNIZED IN HIGH IN WASHINGTON AND WALL STREET AS THE NEW BRAZIL.
According to a publication of this highly regarded British newspaper Colombia is recognized in high places like Washington and Wall Street as the New Brazil.
The sectors of the economy which are more interesting for potential investors are the banking, oil, mining and energy. Also is mentioned as an emerging power broker, which most important power suppliers are in Medellin, city which has an amazing growth rate, with some big investment opportunities.
The newspaper referrs to Medellin as an industrial city in which multinationals such as Hewlett-Packard have made their regional base, also having their own multinationals like Grupo Sura that last year bought the Dutch insurer ING’s Latin American pension assets in a u$s 3.7 billonn deal. Another example is Nutresa, which is a food company, that also has operations in Mexico, Central America and the US via its Lil’ Dutch Maid brand.
Colombian economy is booming and is the opportunity to attract foreign direct investment, and use all the resources to have a strong and continuous path of growth which allows the country to be a real deal for those who are looking to diversify their investment portfolio and avoid the sensation of being a potential disappointment.
In order to do that, we hope that politicians are to raise to the occasion and create the necessary foundations for a competitive and great nation that has the potential to be.