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.
The mining sector plays a central role in Colombia’s economy, being responsible for 18.3% of its total export revenues and 2.1% of its GDP in 2017. During the year, the country was the leading thermal coal producer in Latin America, ...READ MORE
Colombia’s agriculture, livestock, forestry, hunting and fisheries sector accounted for 6.5% of GDP in 2017 and for 17.3% of total employment in 2017. The government agricultural support programme Colombia Siembra (“Colombia Sows”), ...READ MORE
Colombia is the fourth-largest economy in Latin America in terms of nominal GDP, and the third largest country in the region by population, with 48.7mn people as of December 2016. Over the period 2011-2016, the trade sector performed well, with ...READ MORE
ICT is part of the more broadly defined Transportation, Communication and Information (“TCI”) sector. Colombia’s TCI sector claimed a share of 7.0% of the national GVA, or around COP 55.5tn, in 2016, remaining stagnant compared to ...READ MORE
Construction is the fourth-largest economic sector in Colombia, accounting for 9.4% of the country’s GDP, 5% of total FDI inflow and 6.2% of formal employment in 2016. Over the period 2011-2014, the construction sector emerged as one of the ...READ MORE
The Colombian motor vehicle sector is a relatively small industry with great potential for future growth, given the fact that the country has the third-largest population in Latin America, with 48.8mn inhabitants as of the end of 2016. At the same ...READ MORE
Latin America and the Caribbean – one of the most endowed regions in natural resources on a global scale, has prominent positions in the oil and gas industry. In 2015, the region held about 20% and 4.2% of world’s proven reserves of oil ...READ MORE
Agriculture is one of the main pillars of the Colombian economy, accounting for 6.2% of the country’s GDP, 14.4% of national exports, 1.1% of total FDI inflow and 16.8% of the overall employment in 2015. Between 2010 and 2015, the gross value ...READ MORE
Colombia’s banking sector, comprising commercial banks, financial corporations, financing companies and financial cooperatives, has proved resilient to the economic slowdown the country has suffered since 2014. Despite the challenges faced by ...READ MORE
Colombia’s oil and gas sector was among the main drivers of domestic economy over the period 2010-2014, with its value added expanding at a CAGR of 6.8%, well above the country’s average annual GDP growth of 5% over the same period. ...READ MORE