Colombia

Bénédicte Onillon

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Promosalons Colombie c/o Cámara Colombo Francesa de Comercio e Industria

Carrera 13 Nº94A - 25 Oficina 412
BOGOTA - COLOMBIA

Location:
Bogota

Countries covered:
Colombia

Website:
www.promosalons.co

  • The Colombian office of Promosalons is represented by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Bogotá, headed by Victor Brun. Foreign trade in Colombia is growing rapidly and some 1,200 professionals came to French trade shows in 2013 (up 40% in five years).

Practical information

- Time difference with France (summer/winter): - 7hr / - 6hr
- Office opening hours: 8.00 / 12.00 - 13.00 / 17.00
- Weekly closing: Saturday/Sunday
- Phone number : + 57 (1) 622 43 62

Facts and economic indicators

- Area surface : 1 141 748 km2
- Capital city : Bogota D.C.
- Population: 49 million
- Official languages: Spanish
- Usual language (for brochures): Spanish
- Political system: Democracy

- Currency: Colombian peso (COP)
- Exchange rate may 2017: 1 EUR = 3 217,6 COP
- GNP 2016: USD 282.4 billion
- Economic growth 2016: + 7,9 %
- Inflation 2016 : + 7,5 %

- Main industries: mining, hydrocarbons, agriculture, agro-industry, construction - infrastructure, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, textiles and clothing, tourism and services
- Imports (2014): USD 61,1 billion
- Exports (2014): USD 54,8 billion
- Principal trading partners: United States, European Union, Venezuela, China, Mexico and MERCOSUR (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay)