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Colombian sugar producers

Business Briefs: Sugar, beer, coffee and the Peso

No sugar coating Authorities have fined Colombian sugar producers over COP$320 billion (USD$110 million) for anti-competitive practices. The head of the Superintendent for Industry and...
KLM Bogota Amsterdam

Carry on Cali — KLM flies in with unusual route

Dutch airline KLM returned to Colombia after a 20-year absence in March, offering an innovative Amsterdam-Bogota-Cali route. Olly West asks Air France-KLM country head...

TechCrunch Battlefield now open to Colombian startups

This November, TechCrunch will host its premiere startup competition for the first time in Latin America and will now be open to Colombian entrants...

IT in Colombia: success in challenging times

Colombia is considered by many North American companies as one of the countries with high-performance software developing teams, able to compete with any country...

JP Morgan Raise Weighting: Boosts Peso

American financial services firm JP Morgan announced this week that they plan to add more Colombian debt to two investment indexes popular with emerging...
emerging markets, Robert Abad, Emerging market economies

Embracing the big picture

Emerging market economies, not least Colombia’s, are facing severe headwinds and investors – be they restaurant owners or oil magnates – are facing new challenges. Robert Abad, a seasoned emerging markets fund manager turned mentor, tells Olly West that, when doing business in the developing world, it’s important to keep things in perspective.

Business culture insights: Timing is everything

In the first of a series of interviews with prominent figures on Colombian business culture, Olly West talks to Andrew Wright, CEO of UK...

The peso’s plunge

The Bogota Post talks to the experts to find out what we can expect from the Colombian currency this year Two years ago a strong...
Colombian Peace Process, Business in Colombia

The business of peace

We are closer now to peace in Colombia than we have ever been. Agreements have been reached on three of the five main discussion points of the peace talks, and August saw the lowest number of violent actions related to the FARC since 1974. What can businesses expect in a post-conflict Colombia? Laura Sharkey speaks to consultancy Control Risk to find out...

How cryptocurrencies will change investment in Latin American startups

Over the past few years, cryptocurrencies have exploded in popularity, drumming up global interest from investors with their promise to disrupt a number of...