Foreign Investment in 2018
Since 2007, Invest in Bogotá has brought in 336 projects for approximately USD 2.3 billion.
Which sectors attract the most investment?
Technology-based services rank first in the list of sectors that attracted the most foreign investments in 2018. 23% of the international companies that landed in the city last year are Information Technology and Service Outsourcing (BPO) companies.
Life Sciences, which includes Health Services, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, and Cosmetics, ranked second, accounting for 20% of the foreign investments brought in by Invest in Bogotá. Infrastructure (16%), Creative Industries (16%) and Manufacturing and Processed Foods (11.5%) were some of the other sectors that likewise attracted the attention of international investors and companies in the Colombian market.
Invest in Bogota, a public-private initiative of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá and the Mayor's Office has facilitated more than 336 projects between 2007 and 2018, accounting for approximately USD 2.3 billion in investments and more than 35,000 new jobs over the same period.
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