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OECD urges Colombia to fix unfair tax system, inequality and poor productivity
Jan 29, 2015 Ξ Comments are off

OECD urges Colombia to fix unfair tax system, inequality and poor productivity

posted by Nat Smith

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) announced a key charter of policy priorities and economic advice regarding Colombia’s economic growth and prosperity.

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Colombia 1 of 7 most promising global economies: Fortune
Jan 26, 2015 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia 1 of 7 most promising global economies: Fortune

posted by Nat Smith

US business magazine Fortune has named Colombia as one of the world’s seven most prosperous and promising economies.

Economy

Award-winning Colombia TV producer launches inspirational mobile app
Jan 23, 2015 Ξ Comments are off

Award-winning Colombia TV producer launches inspirational mobile app

posted by Publicize

Colombian award winning television producer and director Juan Pablo Gaviria has developed Motto Dots, a mobile application that lets people create and share inspirational messages.

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Colombia’s comptroller rings alarm on effects of depreciating peso and dropping oil prices
Jan 22, 2015 Ξ Comments

Colombia’s comptroller rings alarm on effects of depreciating peso and dropping oil prices

posted by Nat Smith

Colombia’s Comptroller General said Wednesday that some positive effects of the recent depreciation of the country’s peso aren’t sufficient to offset plummeting oil prices and other negative effects triggered by the currency’s  Full Article »

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Colombia begins taking internet shopping seriously; industry grows 40%
Jan 21, 2015 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia begins taking internet shopping seriously; industry grows 40%

posted by Nat Smith

Colombia’s e-commerce industry grew more than 40% during 2014 after years of lagging behind the global trend, said a recent report.

Economy

OECD bashes Colombia’s tax system for being detrimental to growth, favoring the rich
Jan 20, 2015 Ξ Comments

OECD bashes Colombia’s tax system for being detrimental to growth, favoring the rich

posted by Nat Smith

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on Monday bashed Colombia’s tax system for being inefficient and benefiting the rich while discouraging investment and job creation.

Economy

Colombia the international benchmark in entrepreneurship: World Economic Forum
Jan 19, 2015 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia the international benchmark in entrepreneurship: World Economic Forum

posted by Nat Smith

The World Economic Forum ranked Colombia as an international leader in entrepreneurship. According to one of the researchers of the report this is because of increased innovation among the local  Full Article »

Economy

Colombia’s foreign reserves grew by $3.69B in 2014
Jan 15, 2015 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia’s foreign reserves grew by $3.69B in 2014

posted by Nat Smith

Colombian foreign reserves grew by $3.69 billion in 2014, up to a total of $47.32 billion as of December 31, said the country’s central bank on Wednesday.

Economy

Colombia is 8th best country for retiring: Forbes
Jan 14, 2015 Ξ Comments

Colombia is 8th best country for retiring: Forbes

posted by Nat Smith

US economy magazine Forbes has placed Colombia 8th in a list of 25 global destinations for foreign retirees.

Economy

Colombia’s investment risk at levels not seen since 2011
Jan 14, 2015 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia’s investment risk at levels not seen since 2011

posted by Nat Smith

Colombia’s economic risk has risen to levels not seen since 2011, according to local media.

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