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By 2023, 205 thousand new vehicles will no longer be sold in Colombia

By 2023, 205 thousand new vehicles will no longer be sold in Colombia By 2023, 205 thousand new vehicles will no longer be sold in Colombia

In light commercial vehicles 4,776 were sold and for every 100, 38 are from the Chevrolet brand, 32 from Foton, 12 Jac, 5 Hino and 5 from Dongfeng. 98% of these food transport vehicles are mobilized on an ACPM basis and only 0.7% are electric. 30% of light freight vehicles were sold in Funza, Medellín […]

The country’s economy is growing very slowly and remains alert, Andi and analysts say

The country’s economy is growing very slowly and remains alert, Andi and analysts say The country’s economy is growing very slowly and remains alert, Andi and analysts say

The country’s economic activities generally show that it responded in November last year compared to the same month in 2022. The National Ministry of Statistics, Dane, in its Economic Monitoring Indicator (ISE), showed that the country’s economic activities Overall, primary, secondary and tertiary services grew by 2.23% and for the January-November 2023 period, the ISE […]

Colombia has the conditions to be one of the leaders in Latin America: Andi

Colombia has the conditions to be one of the leaders in Latin America: Andi Colombia has the conditions to be one of the leaders in Latin America: Andi

macmaster pointed out that Colombia still has the conditions to be one of the leaders Latin Americabut he emphasized that some of the biggest sources of uncertainty are in the announcements that could already impact the economy accounts located in the Congress. “The prospects for instability in the healthcare system, which is not only concerned […]

Unions say they are “concerned” about the consequences of the new minimum wage

Unions say they are “concerned” about the consequences of the new minimum wage Unions say they are “concerned” about the consequences of the new minimum wage

After the government announced the increase in the minimum wage for 2024, which with an increase of 12% now stands at USD 1,300,000, plus transport aid at USD 162,000, there were many reactions from various trade unions and political actors in the country. Also read: The government has announced a 12% increase in the minimum […]

We must work to reach an agreement on the minimum wage: Bruce Mac Master

We must work to reach an agreement on the minimum wage: Bruce Mac Master We must work to reach an agreement on the minimum wage: Bruce Mac Master

Faced with this, Bruce MacMasterchairman of the Andyreminded that this year is very special, in which the economic activity has shown a contraction unprecedented in many years, in which inflation remains high and in which inflation remains high interest ratesdespite the decision of the Bank of the Republic to reduce a quarter point during your […]

‘We are on the verge of an economic recession’

‘We are on the verge of an economic recession’ ‘We are on the verge of an economic recession’

What measures should be taken to prevent a recession? José Manuel Restrepo, in dialogue with El HERALDO, indicated that to face this reality, messages of assurance of confidence in private investments must be sent by the government. “Since the discussion about reforms that have effects contrary to those of private investment is not helpful at […]

There is stagnation in hiring: Andi for the unemployment data

There is stagnation in hiring: Andi for the unemployment data There is stagnation in hiring: Andi for the unemployment data

“We add that financial activities, manufacturing and trade contributed to a -1.3% deterioration in hiring. The above is a result of lower demand for goods and services recorded in the country in 2023, due to factors such as inflation, high interest rates and uncertainty, which have discouraged people and businesses from investing, as shown by […]

The industry is showing a deterioration in the business environment

The industry is showing a deterioration in the business environment The industry is showing a deterioration in the business environment

The national industry affiliated with Andi remains concerned about the present and the future. The survey shows this by mainly answering that the main reasons for the current situation in the sector are interest rates (20.6%), uncertainty due to reforms and political instability (18.7%), low demand (17 .2%) and the exchange rate (12.4%). ), including […]

Entrepreneurs are launching a platform to increase formal employment in the country

Entrepreneurs are launching a platform to increase formal employment in the country Entrepreneurs are launching a platform to increase formal employment in the country

“Companies inside Colombia “They are coming together to create a great employment platform that allows those looking for work to learn about formal job offers,” he said. Bruce MacMasterchairman of the Andy. He added that the country is going through a complex moment in which employment is showing clear signs of stagnation, as evidenced by […]

‘We cannot make the mistake of leaving thousands of families unemployed’

‘We cannot make the mistake of leaving thousands of families unemployed’ ‘We cannot make the mistake of leaving thousands of families unemployed’

“The administration must present to Congress and to the country the evaluation of the proposal on employment, informality and tax implications. We cannot make the mistake of leaving thousands upon thousands of families unemployed. The responsibility on them is enormous,” says Mac Master. According to the head of the labor portfolio, the new text of […]

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