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Trade deal to bring Colombian coffee to Asian markets
Feb 17, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Trade deal to bring Colombian coffee to Asian markets

posted by Alexandra Jolly

A new trade venture signed Monday hopes to see Colombian coffee take on a greater share of burgeoning east Asia markets. The agreement, negotiated between Colombia’s Nutresa Group and the Japanese  Full Article »

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Juan Valdez to open over 300 coffee shops in South Korea
Nov 21, 2013 Ξ Comments

Juan Valdez to open over 300 coffee shops in South Korea

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombia’s ambassador to Seoul announced Wednesday that Colombian coffee chain Juan Valdez will spread its brand to South Korea starting next year.

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Colombia sends historic naval ship to Thailand
Aug 12, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia sends historic naval ship to Thailand

posted by Oliver Griffin

Colombia celebrated the reopening of its embassy in Thailand on Monday by sending an historic navel ship  the ARC Gloria to visit the country.

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Colombia signs agreement with Singapore to promote investment
Jul 17, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia signs agreement with Singapore to promote investment

posted by Wesley Tomaselli

Singapore and Colombia on Tuesday signed a agreement that sets out a reciprocal agreement to protect foreign investment between the two countries.

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Colombia reiterates desire to improve political, economic ties in Southeast Asia
Jul 10, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia reiterates desire to improve political, economic ties in Southeast Asia

posted by Wesley Tomaselli

Colombia is working to build a better economic and political presence in Southeast Asia, the country’s foreign minister said Wednesday.

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Sep 12, 2011 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia, Japan sign trade treaty

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos and Japan’s Primer Minister Yoshihiko Noda signed an investment protection agreement Monday. According to Santos, who is in Japan to improve economic ties with one  Full Article »

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Aug 26, 2011 Ξ Comments Off

Ecopetrol prepares to export oil to Asia

posted by Natalie Dalton

Ecopetrol’s president announced that the company is working to conquer the Asian market with respect to their oil sales, reported Colombia’s Caracol Radio on Friday. The president of Colombia’s oil  Full Article »

Coffee region

Aug 25, 2011 Ξ Comments Off

Manizales invites Asia to theater festival

posted by Natalie Dalton

Manizales celebrates the 33rd year of their International Theater Festival and invited the continent Asia to join in the celebration, which runs September 9-18. This year the festival has invited  Full Article »

Sebastian Castaneda

Feb 21, 2011 Ξ Comments Off

What South Korea can teach Colombia about FTAs

posted by Sebastian Castaneda

Colombia is currently negotiating a free trade agreement (FTA) with South Korea, a country that achieved industrialization by dismissing FTA-like measures. In turn, the Asian country, like Colombia, is waiting  Full Article »

Business

Jan 22, 2011 Ξ Comments Off

Asia offers ‘great potential’ for Colombia

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombia sees “great potential” in Asia when it comes to export and attracting tourists and investment, the director of Colombia’s investment and tourism promotion agency said. In an interview with  Full Article »

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