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MSMEs will get credit lines of USD 320,000 million

MSMEs will get credit lines of USD 320,000 million

Bancóldex, with the support of the national government through the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism, has announced the loan portfolio consisting of the credit lines: Competitive MSMEs, Internationalization for Productivity, Sustainable Progress and Women Entrepreneurs and worth $320,000 million pesos to support micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the country. These are credit […]

There is an urgent need to recreate payment systems in Latin America: mincomercio

There is an urgent need to recreate payment systems in Latin America: mincomercio

Commerce Minister Germán Umaña, at the meeting of the Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Nations Against Inflation, supported the need to “recreate clearing and payment systems” in the region. “Some of us call it the Latin American Monetary Union, and this will serve to run this commercial exchange in a different way than what […]

Colombia tourist stamp launched: Destinations of Peace

Colombia tourist stamp launched: Destinations of Peace

As a mechanism to stimulate the local and regional economies of the tourist areas of peace that have a vocation and potential for tourism, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism presented the seal “Colombia: Destinations of Peace”. The initiative highlights the work of actors building peace, fostering an inclusive local and regional economy and […]

Ministry of Commerce will launch reindustrialization policy

Ministry of Commerce will launch reindustrialization policy

With the aim of moving from an extractivist economy to a productive and sustainable knowledge economy, the Ministry of Commerce will launch the reindustrialization policy in Colombia. According to Commerce Minister Germán Umaña, the objectives of this policy will be to close productivity gaps, strengthen supply chains and investments, diversify and make more sophisticated domestic […]

The passage of cargo through the Atanasio Girardot Bridge has officially begun

The passage of cargo through the Atanasio Girardot Bridge has officially begun

In these first three cargo vehicles which went to Venezuela via the recently inaugurated Atanasio Girardot Bridge, carried 96 tons of food preparations such as soft drinks, food and snacks. The international bridge, connecting the cities of Villa del Rosario in North Santander and Pedro Maria Urenain the state of Táchira, was inaugurated on January […]

Colombia exports its first container of fresh mangoes to the US

Colombia exports its first container of fresh mangoes to the US

The United States is a market that imported $552 million worth of fresh mango from the world in 2021, and the main suppliers were Mexico and Peru. From 2018 to 2021, fresh mango imports in that country grew by 29%. This is a market that contributes to the more than eight countries to which Colombian […]

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