Tag: Ministry of Trade

Investors learned about sustainable energy projects in Barranquilla

Investors learned about sustainable energy projects in Barranquilla

Thirty-three potential investors, with specific academic agendas for each sector, were in Barranquilla. This delegation took part in 12 company visits during which they learned about what the city has to offer and about the places where foreign investment projects are developed with their different approaches. Some of the places visited were the port of […]

The arrival of cruise ships in Colombia is expected to generate revenues of $50 million

The arrival of cruise ships in Colombia is expected to generate revenues of $50 million

Royal Caribbean, Princess Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Holland America, Celebrity Cruises, TUI Cruises, Windstar Cruises, MCS Cruises, Aida Cruises, Oceania Cruises and Silversea Cruises are some of the lines that will have the largest participation during this season ending in June 2024. One of the highlights of the new season is the opening of calls […]

The reindustrialization program affects 4,000 micro and small businesses

The reindustrialization program affects 4,000 micro and small businesses

The new cycle of the program opened three months ago and has more than 1,500 registered companies. To start, specialized technical assistance is offered in nine service lines, now with an emphasis on sustainability. “In this government we are setting the most ambitious goal since its founding: improve the productivity of 3,000 companies between 2023 […]

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 […]

Mincomercio will invest $102,000 million in 21 tourism projects

Mincomercio will invest $102,000 million in 21 tourism projects

The Minister of Trade, Industry and Tourism, German Umaña Mendoza announced that it was in the Steering Committee number 429 of the National Tourism Fund, Fontur, an investment of $102,491 million for the implementation of 21 tourism projects in Colombia. ‘The investment will be intended for the strengthening human capacities for tourism competitiveness“, an infrastructure […]

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 […]

Arrivals of foreigners to the country by the end of the year would amount to 461,360

Arrivals of foreigners to the country by the end of the year would amount to 461,360

As reported by the Department of Commerceexpectations are very good in terms of receptive tourism based on the data of active flight reservations corresponding to travelers from abroad planning to arrive in the country combined with the consultant’s report ForwardKeys. According to the portfolio, compared to the period November 2021 to January 2022, this figure […]

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