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Ocampo stated that there are opportunities to import gas from Venezuela

Ocampo stated that there are opportunities to import gas from Venezuela Ocampo stated that there are opportunities to import gas from Venezuela

Finance Minister José Antonio Ocampo said there is a possibility that Colombia will import gas from Venezuela in the long term. “Gas is a very important element, Colombia made some great gas discoveries last year, so the needs we will have to import gas will be less. However, in the near future there are interesting […]

The government submitted a budget addition for $25.4 billion

The government submitted a budget addition for $25.4 billion The government submitted a budget addition for .4 billion

Finance Minister José Antonio Ocampo this Friday submitted to the House of Representatives the project of Law No. 342 of 2023, which will add $25.4 billion to the nation’s 2023 general budget. Ocampo said the addition is fiscally sound and that the resources of the tax reform, dividends, profits and other budget moves will allow […]

IDB highlights Colombia’s potential to drive productive transformation

IDB highlights Colombia’s potential to drive productive transformation IDB highlights Colombia’s potential to drive productive transformation

Sectors such as agriculture, supply chains, services and extractive industries have great potential to leverage Colombia’s productive transformation, according to the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) “New Horizons of Productive Transformation in the Andes Region” study. The report presented this Thursday in Bogotá by the General Director of the Andean Countries of the IDB; Tomás González, […]

Colombia has launched a new global bond for $2.2 billion

Colombia has launched a new global bond for $2.2 billion Colombia has launched a new global bond for .2 billion

To fund needs for the 2023 period and replace or buy back existing bonds maturing in 2024, Colombia has launched a new global bond offering maturing in 2034 for a total amount of USD 2.2 billion. These funds will be allocated as follows: USD 1,667 million to finance the nation for the 2023 term and […]

Ocampo proposes creating an inclusive international tax system

Ocampo proposes creating an inclusive international tax system Ocampo proposes creating an inclusive international tax system

The Minister of Finance, José Antonio Ocampo, proposed to work towards an inclusive, sustainable and fair international tax system, which would make it possible to finance the recovery and cope with the price crisis that the South is experiencing. Speaking at the “Voice of the Global South” event hosted by India as part of its […]

Imported clothing becomes more expensive: 40% tariff becomes permanent

Imported clothing becomes more expensive: 40% tariff becomes permanent Imported clothing becomes more expensive: 40% tariff becomes permanent

According to the national government, the measure aims to promote a balance in international trade, a larger generation of added valuecompetitiveness, employment, especially for women and in the productivity of the national garment industry. The standard also repealed Decree 414 of April 2021 that had defined a rate of 15% more $1.5 a kilowhen the […]

These are the prices that will not increase by the minimum in 2023

These are the prices that will not increase by the minimum in 2023 These are the prices that will not increase by the minimum in 2023

In terms of education, the project establishes that the values ​​of tuition fees and monetary entitlements for students of the additional training program of official Superior Normal Schools, they may not exceed 26.31 UVT ($1,115,859) for any academic term of a semester in any case. As far as transport is concerned, the draft decision says […]

Last chance to negotiate the increase in the minimum

Last chance to negotiate the increase in the minimum Last chance to negotiate the increase in the minimum

In today’s session of the Permanent Commission for the Coordination of Wage Policy, the unions, the unions and the government have one last chance to reach an agreement on the increase of the minimum wage in 2023. Exactly this Thursday, December 15, is the date on which the first legal term expires to reach agreement […]

Ministry of Finance proposed to promote inclusive tax cooperation

Ministry of Finance proposed to promote inclusive tax cooperation Ministry of Finance proposed to promote inclusive tax cooperation

Finance Minister José Antonio Ocampo, during his visit to the United States, proposed promoting inclusive and effective tax cooperation at the United Nations (UN). Ocampo speaking to the Nobel Prize in Economics Joseph Stiglitz said this cooperation is included in the transformation of the Tax Commission into an intergovernmental body and the consolidation of strong […]

We are willing to buy Monomeros: Minister of Finance

We are willing to buy Monomeros: Minister of Finance We are willing to buy Monomeros: Minister of Finance

Finance Minister José Antonio Ocampo said the government would be willing to buy the Monómeros company and expand it significantly. This was stated by the head of portfolio during the installation session of the National Coffee Congress. “We are thinking about the issue of fertilizers, we are looking at how to seriously boost fertilizer production […]

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