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.
Colombia is a mid-sized pharmaceutical market in Latin America (ranking fourth in terms of sales volume in 2017, after Brazil, Mexico and Argentina), with a large and growing population, a universal but underfunded social security health insurance ...READ MORE
In 2017, written premiums in Colombia rose by 5.5% in real terms and 8% y/y in nominal terms, despite a backdrop of slow economic activity. In comparison, globally the value of written premiums grew by just 1.5% in real terms in 2017, according to a ...READ MORE
Latin America is well integrated in the global automotive supply chain, being an important manufacturing and export hub for motor vehicles – the legacy of active government policies for the development of domestic production and comprehensive ...READ MORE
The Colombian automotive sector is highly skewed towards the production of motorcycles. As motorcycles are the preferred mode of transport of the population, the country has emerged as the second-largest producer of two-wheel motor vehicles in South ...READ MORE
Colombia’s economy is largely dependent on the exploration of hydrocarbon resources. The sector is traditionally the leading recipient of foreign direct investment, with a share of 22.5% of total inflow to the country in 2017. It is also the ...READ MORE
Construction is the sixth-largest economic sector in Colombia, accounting for 6.8% of the country’s GDP, 3% of total FDI inflow and 6.3% of formal employment in 2017. Over the 2012-2016 period, the construction sector emerged as one of the main ...READ MORE
The performance of the Colombian transportation sector is closely linked to the country’s overall economic performance. In 2016 and 2017 the GVA of the sector remained almost flat following the slowdown of economic activity in the country. ...READ MORE
In 2017, Colombia’s banking sector continued to demonstrate resilience to tepid GDP growth, posting annual growth rates of 9% and 6% for total loans and total assets (measured in COP) respectively. In particular, mortgage loans experienced ...READ MORE
Colombia’s food and beverage sector is a major contributor to the country’s economy. The domestic GDP growth is highly dependent on household consumption. According to data from the Central Bank of Colombia, in 2017, 62.9% of ...READ MORE
The tourism sector of Colombia has significant growth potential due to the natural and cultural resources of the country. The recent demobilisation of the insurgent group FARC also favours the development of the sector with the improved security ...READ MORE