The Second Foreign Investment Encounter of Bogota, organized to commemorate the eleventh year of Invest in Bogota, focused on foreign investment’s role in Bogota’s infrastructure projects.
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.
Invest in Bogota, the city's public-private investment promotion agency, is carrying out a multi-sector promotion campaign these weeks in cities in Israel, India and Sweden in order to publicize the opportunities of investment in the city for companies from those countries.
In its recent Global Location Trends report for 2015, IBM-Plant Location International for the first time spotlighted Bogota in the ranking as the most important city in Latin America in terms of new foreign investment projects. Bogota outperformed its main competitors in the region and was ranked 16th globally.
It is expected that the food and beverage sectors in Colombia will continue to grow in coming years, with Bogota as its driving engine. It is estimated that the sector will have annual sales of more than USD 21,000 million in the country in 2018. This means that the consumption of processed food will grow by approximately 10.3% per year, while the beverage market will grow at an annual rate of 8% in coming years. Colombia stands as one of the markets with high potential of industry growth in Latin America: while per capita consumption of processed food in Latin America was USD 505.40 in 2014
Arup, a British professional services company offering project design, planning, engineering and consulting services, opened an office in Bogotá in 2014 in order to execute and assist in high-impact engineering projects for the region.
Bogotaesnuestra.com is online as of today. This new website collects reviews of what’s happening in Colombia's capital with a fresh perspective on news and content generated by mass media, businesses, institutions and the citizens in general.