A Large Market with Broad Access to International Markets
Companies located in Bogota have direct access to the US$330 billion Colombian market - one of the largest, most dynamic markets in Latin America.
Colombia is the third most populous country in Latin America, home to nearly 50 million potential consumers.
Population of Selected Countries in Latin America (2018)
Colombia is the fourth largest market in Latin America after Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina.
GDP Latin America (2018)
Source: International Monetary Fund projections, World Economic Outlook Database, October 2018; DANE
In the past decade, Colombia’s market has been growing faster than in Latin America.
Comparison between GDP Growth in Colombia and Latin America (2005-2018)
Source: DANE, Quarterly accounts, International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database, October 2018.
Bogota Region has a population of 11 million people and a GDP of US$101,6 billion, larger than that of many countries in Latin America.
Bogota GDP vs. LATAM Countries GDP (2018)
Source: International Monetary Fund projections, World Economic Outlook Database, October 2018; DANE. *Estimation Invest in Bogota based on Bogota Region’s share of national GDP.
In the past decade, Bogota’s GDP growth has outpaced Colombia and Latin America most of the time.
GDP Growth in Bogota*, Colombia and Latin America (2005 - 2018)Source: IMF, World Economic Outlook Estimates, October 2018; District Secretary of Finance; DANE, National Accounts. * Estimated by District Secretary of Finance.
Thanks to the different Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) in operation, companies based in Bogota have access to an extended market of more than US$43 trillion and 1.570 billion inhabitants.
Free Trade Agreements in Operation
FTAs Negotiated and Pending of Ratification
FTAs Currently Being Negotiated
Double Taxation Agreements in Operation
Bilateral Investment Treaties in Operation
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Colombia.
Updated: (mm/dd/yyyy) 03.26.2019