Colombia has yet to comply with a series of labor reforms that were required by US Congress to allow a bilateral free trade pact, US Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) said Tuesday.
Colombia’s courtship of foreign investment to finance its redevelopment after 50 years of civil war has begun to pay off as several European countries and organizations are committing funds to the effort.
Colombia has complied with a variety of labor reforms that were required by US Congress to allow a bilateral free trade pact, the South American country’s labor minister said in Washington.
Colombian power transmission company Interconexion Electrica SA ESP (ISA) fell almost 50% on fears that state-owned oil giant Ecopetrol might sell its $252 million stake in the company.
In the first six months of 2014, industrial production and sales rose in Colombia by 1.7% and 2.3%, respectively, buoyed by strong internal demand inside Latin America’s fastest growing economy.
Colombia is looking to natural gas and fracking as a means to increase its energy reserves and preserve the dominance of its hydrocarbon sector in the economy.
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