Fact Sheet: Colombia - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Bogotá
  • Population (millions): 47.2
  • Total area: 1,109,500 km2
  • Currency: Peso
  • Language (s): Spanish

Economic Facts 2013

  • GDP ($ billions): 393.2
  • GDP per capita ($): 8,340
  • GDP growth (%): 4.3
  • Inflation (%): 2
  • Unemployment (%): 9.7

Key Opportunities

  • Agriculture and processed food
  • Infrastructure
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 2013
Canada’s merchandise exports to Colombia$714.3
Canada’s merchandise imports from Colombia$691.3
Canadian investment in Colombia$2,362
Colombian investment in CanadaCommercially sensitive information