Se estima que, en el 2016, los ingresos en inversión extranjera directa nueva (IED greenfield) y de expansión en Bogotá-Región fueron de US$1.993 millones, en más de 80 proyectos de empresas
The French company founded in 1976 and present in more than 30 countries opened its first store in Bogota on February 15.
Thanks to the initial investment of Castem, a Japanese company that manufactures high precision metal parts, other Japanese companies have shown interest in Bogota as a possible hub in Latin America.
The US company VOIQ plans to expand in Bogota because it believes that the Colombian capital has lots of "qualified regional talent and great cultural diversity," according to its director of operations, Jessica Taggart.
Colombia's capital city recently promoted its attributes as a city that’s great for audiovisual production at the American Film Market (AFM), an event that brings the best of world’s cinema industry to the US city of Santa Monica.
Issues that might have previously seemed exotic to our economic condition such as digital animation, online media, digital advertising, web and mobile development, video games and music streaming, are now scenarios where Bogota can generate business with local talent and attract foreign investment.
As part of the International Day of Peace held in New York city at the headquarters of the United Nations (UN), the president of the Secretariat of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, Ekaterina Zagladina announced in the presence of the Secretary General of the UN Ban Ki Moon that Bogota will host the 2017 World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates.