Colombia to encourage sustainable foreign investment opportunities in New York


With the aim of promoting the internationalization of the Colombian capital market and the attraction of foreign direct investment in the country, the eleventh edition of the event Colombia InsideOut arrived.

NEW YORK, May 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Colombia InsideOut, the country’s flagship event for promoting foreign investment abroad, will be held next May 10 and 11, at Citi’s corporate headquarters facilities in New York City. Led by the Colombian Stock Exchange (bvc) and ProColombia, the government agency in charge of promoting foreign direct investment, the event is supported by Citi, main ally and sponsor of the business meeting that celebrates this year its eleventh edition and its return to face-to-face meetings.

Colombia InsideOut will present a streaming show for the professional audience of Latin America, Europe, Asiaand other parts of United States who, together with the participants on site, will be able to learn about the country’s developments in terms of economic recovery and growth, as well as investment opportunities in the capital market and segments such as energy, infrastructure , manufacturing, tourism, agro-industry and IT, among others. One-on-one meetings will also take place between companies listed on the Colombian Securities Exchange (bvc) and potential Citi client investors.

“Coming back in person and in a massive way to this meeting with current and potential investors, allows us to talk face to face about what has changed, how the companies have continued to operate and grow, and how they are are adapted to a new post-pandemic reality adapting their vision to a much more sustainable world”, underlined Juan Pablo Córdoba Garcés, president of the bvc.

The event will include keynote speeches from Colombian government officials such as President Iván Duque; vice-president and chancellor, Marta Lucía Ramírez; Minister of Trade, Industry and Tourism, María Ximena LombanaMinister of Transport, Ángela María Orozco, Minister of Finance and Public Credit, José Restrepo ManualMinister of the Environment and Sustainable Development, Carlos Correaand Minister of Mines and Energy, Diego Mesa. Other notable interventions include the president of the Colombian Securities Exchange (bvc) Juan Pablo Córdoba, the ambassador of Colombia for United StatesJuan Carlos Pinzón, president of ProColombia, Flavia Santoroand representatives of Colombian companies, among others.

“Colombia InsideOut is the ideal scenario to show the international business community the opportunities that Colombia offers as a regional investment center and export platform. Our objectives are to renovate and strengthen the interest of foreign investment in projects with a social, environmental and sustainable vocation for the development and competitiveness of the country,” said Flavia Santoropresident of ProColombia.

Colombia is strategic for the region. Bringing together government officials, corporate clients and global investors at our company’s global headquarters is a great opportunity to attract capital and realize investment projects that enable progress, job creation and the development of good. -being economic, social and environmental,” said Pablo Del ValleCiti Country Officer for Colombia.

The business event is part of the celebrations of 200 years of bilateral relations of Colombia with United States10 years of the commercial promotion agreement between Colombia and United Statesand 30 years of ProColombia.

United States is Colombia the largest trading partner, the main destination for Colombian exports, the largest sender of international travelers to the country and the world leader in foreign direct investment in Colombia with a cumulative amount of US$24.5 billion in the last decade.

Registrations are open here.

SOURCE ProColombia


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