Invest in Bogota, Bogota Region’s promotion agency, has been recognized for the third consecutive year as the best investment-promotion agency of Latin America and the Caribbean, according to the Site Selection journal.
The United States and Spain have led foreign direct investments in the Colombian capital for the last 10 years, reported the promotion agency Invest in Bogota, with an amount of USD 14,134 million received during this period.
Invest In Bogota lent its support to 40 investment projects that arrived in Bogota in 2015, 7 of which were implemented by existing companies seeking to expand their operations in the city and associated with the agency’s retention and reinvestment strategy.
TOTVS recently announced the establishment of a new office in Bogota, Colombia, with the support of ProColombia and Invest in Bogota, to accelerate the business process and boost its operations in the Andean region of Colombia, Peru and Ecuador.
Bogota is implementing a night-time loading and unloading logistics pilot to reduce the cost of the urban distribution of goods and its impact on the citiy's mobility. The logistics pilot will be able to migrate goods receipt and delivery operations between 10:00 pm and 6:00 am.
The Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, through the Productive Transformation Program (PTP, for the Spanish original); ProColombia; the Bogota Chamber of Commerce through the IT and Software and Creative Industries and Content clusters; and Invest in Bogota organized a job fair for the outsourcing sectors of business processes, shared service centers, software and information technology, creative industries and health, nature and well-being tourism.
The Invest in Bogota promotion agency reported today that a delegation from the Colombian capital presented an offer to various Mexican businesspeople this week of the city's food, drinks and construction sectors.