The agency responsible for attracting foreign direct investment to Bogota, Invest in Bogota, ranked second in the fDi Strategy Awards 2017 in the category of best return on investment per personnel.
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.
From September 8 to 11 the Colombia pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 will be celebrating Bogota Week. Bogota will delight the millions of visitors to this world expo that has chosen the theme Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life and where 145 countries and international organizations will be participating.
The company bases its activities on research and innovation in the development of new products, processes, services and technologies for the chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, cosmetics, nutraceutical and food industries.