EMIS Insights, our proprietary research arm, provides comprehensive industry reports for Colombia. Our network of locally based industry experts supplies analysis exclusive to EMIS customers.
Each report contains in-depth analysis of the sector’s importance for the Colombia’s economy, detailed statistics and infographics. The report’s contents include executive summary, sector and subsector overviews, competitive and regulatory environment, as well as thorough company profiles of the top market players.
Construction is the sixth largest economic sector in Colombia, accounting for 6.5% of the country’s GDP, 5.9% of total FDI inflow and 6.7% of formal employment in 2018. Over the 2013-2018 period, the construction sector expanded its GVA at a ...View more details
The performance of the Colombian transportation sector is closely linked to the country’s overall economic situation. After remaining flat in 2016, the GVA of the transportation sector gradually accelerated, reaching a 4.1% y/y expansion in Q1 ...View more details
In 2018, in an environment of economic growth and loose monetary conditions, with the Central Bank keeping the monetary policy rate at a multi-year low of 4.25%, the Colombian banking sector posted a loan portfolio expansion of 6.1% y/y and total ...View more details
The oil and gas sector is important to Colombia’s economy, representing 40% of the country’s total export value and 22.3% of total FDI inflow as of 2018. The sector is dominated by state-run company Ecopetrol, which, along with its ...View more details
Colombia’s automotive sector is highly skewed towards the production of motorcycles. The country has managed to build the second largest two-wheel motor vehicle industry in Latin America, after only Brazil, thanks to high consumer preferences ...View more details
Colombia is Latin America’s fourth-largest economy, after Brazil, Mexico and Argentina, but, unlike its peers in the region, the country has experienced steady growth over the past five years, thanks to stable and conservative economic policies ...View more details
The food and beverage industry is one of the largest sectors in the Colombian economy, responsible for 3.4% of the country’s GDP in 2018. Between 2013 and 2018, the sector’s GVA rose at a CAGR of 2.1%, supported by growing domestic demand ...View more details
Colombia’s tourism sector has significant growth potential due to the country’s natural and cultural resources. The recent demobilisation of the insurgent group FARC has stimulated demand for tourist services due to an improved security ...View more details
Colombia is the fourth largest economy in Latin America in terms of nominal GDP, and the third largest in the region by population, with 49.8mn people as of December 2018. Over the period 2013-2018, the wholesale, retail & repair sector performed ...View more details
In 2018, written premiums in Colombia rose by 4.9% nominally, 1.7% y/y in real terms, its lowest growth rate since 2013. At the same time, the rise of the value of written premiums for 2018 was estimated at about 2% in real terms globally, according ...View more details