Tag: economic recovery

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 […]

The cabinet has adopted the draft budget for 2024. ‘There will be an economic recovery’

The cabinet has adopted the draft budget for 2024. ‘There will be an economic recovery’

The Prime Minister’s Chancellery announced that the government has adopted the draft budget for 2024. The cabinet adopted the draft budget for 2024 on Thursday. It was assumed that GDP would grow by 3 percent in the coming year and that average annual inflation would be 6.6 percent. The Prime Minister’s Chancellery announced that the […]

Atlantic real estate sector is experiencing its best moment

Atlantic real estate sector is experiencing its best moment

Barranquilla and the Atlantic Ocean they show continued growth of the construction and real estate sector which started to reactivate after the impact of the pandemic and which currently maintains a significant dynamism exceeding that of other capitals of the country. The manager of Camacol Atlantico, Laura Restrepostated that in the first quarter of this […]

Actions aimed at mitigating the impact of inflation in the Atlantic

Actions aimed at mitigating the impact of inflation in the Atlantic

A group of businessmen together with the Chamber of Commerce of Barranquilla presented an initiative this week that aims to mitigate the impact of inflation on employees of minors income in the atlantic ocean† The proposal highlights four actions in response to this phenomenon and which aim to connect business to achieve a “more united” […]

Fenalco proposes to export the Day without VAT model

Fenalco proposes to export the Day without VAT model

Based on the good results achieved in the days without VAT in Colombia, the President of the National Federation of Traders (Fenalco), Jaime Alberto Cabal, proposed the associations and governments of Latin America to implement this model. The union leader presented the initiative during the celebration of the 35th anniversary of the Latin American Association […]

Nominal income of travel agents reached pre-pandemic level

Nominal income of travel agents reached pre-pandemic level

Nominal income of travel agents in the first quarter of 2022 was 0.4% higher than in the same period of 2019. This is reported by the National Administrative Service for Statistics (DANE), which also announced that employment was seriously affected during this period, as the percentage of employed staff registered a negative variation of 43.4%. […]

Carnival accelerates pace of economic recovery

Carnival accelerates pace of economic recovery

The 2022 Barranquilla Carnival not only represents the return of a celebration that celebrates the essence of Caribbean culture and delights the hearts of those who enjoy it. It is a great opportunity for several of the sectors hardest hit by the pandemic to make progress in their recovery. This is emphasized by the city’s […]

Monómeros paid tribute to the Colombian countryside in the Battle of Flores

Monómeros paid tribute to the Colombian countryside in the Battle of Flores

One of the companies characterized by maintaining a close relationship with the Barranquilla Carnival is Monómeros and this year the strategy has focused not only on the cultural and artistic events that are part of the celebration, but also on supporting the makers and masters of this field. “They are the ones who have the […]

The Caribbean coast is in a growth phase: ProColombia

The Caribbean coast is in a growth phase: ProColombia

“There is a lot added valuethere is diversification and companies that are committed to internationalization,” he said in turn Juliana Villegasvice president export procolombia† Santoro emphasized that the Caribbean Coast It has already “made the leap from reactivation to economic growth” with key indicators, especially in the Atlántico, Cesar, La Guajira, Magdalena and San Andrés. […]

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