Fact Sheet: Colombia - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Bogotá
  • Population (millions): 47.7
  • Total area: 1,109,500 km2
  • Currency: Peso
  • Language (s): Spanish

Economic Facts 2014

  • GDP ($ billions): 8.937
  • GDP per capita ($): 8,340
  • GDP growth (%): 4.6
  • Inflation (%): 2.9
  • Unemployment (%): 9.1

Key Opportunities

  • Agriculture and processed food
  • Infrastructure
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 2014
Canada’s merchandise exports to Colombia$935.6
Canada’s merchandise imports from Colombia$891.8
Canadian investment in Colombia$2,362
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