Colombia PESTLE Insights – A Macroeconomic Outlook Report

Pages: 44 Published: May 12, 2022 Report Code: GDER0035

Financial intermediation, real estate and business activities contributed 23.7% to gross value added (GVA) in 2021, followed by other services (20.8%) and mining, manufacturing and utilities (20.4%), according to GlobalData. In nominal terms, the three sectors are forecast to grow by 7.6%, 5.9% and 5.6%, respectively, in 2022.

Bogota, Cali and Medellin are among the best performing cities of Colombia. These areas contributed 35.2% of GDP and comprised 33.6% of Colombia’s population in 2021.

The overall COLCAP Index exhibited an increasing trend over last year. As of March 14, 2022, the Index stood at 1,548.5, compared to 1,353.7 on March 14, 2021.


– Colombia’s port authority aims to expand total port capacity by 30% by 2025-2026.

Reasons to Buy

– Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.

– PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations

– Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.

– This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

List of exhibits

Did you know?

Country highlights

Economy’s recovery from COVID-19 crisis

Country snapshot

Political landscape

Economic landscape

Social landscape

Technological landscape

Legal landscape

Environmental landscape


List of Figures

Exhibit 1: Colombia’s Performance in the Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to Latin America and the World

Exhibit 2: Performance overview (Score: 1-100)

Exhibit 3: Broad categories and weights behind the index

Exhibit 4: COLCAP Index (March 2021 – March 2022)

Exhibit 5: Key sectors; contribution to the economy (2017-2024f)

Exhibit 6: FDI flows and FDI stock (2016-2020)

Exhibit 7: Key infrastructure indicators

Exhibit 8: Real GDP and household consumption growth rate (2017-2024f)

Exhibit 9: Real GDP growth rate comparison (2021)

Exhibit 10: Exports, imports and trade balance (2017-2024f)

Exhibit 11: Current account balance (2017-2024f)

Exhibit 12: Top three commodity exports, % of total exports, (2016-2020)

Exhibit 13: Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, % share of World’s total (2020)

Exhibit 14: Interest rates (January 2018 – January 2022)

Exhibit 15: Exchange rate and inflation rate (2017-2024f)

Exhibit 16: Revenue, expenditure and budget deficit (2017-2024f)

Exhibit 17: Public debt (2017-2024f)

Exhibit 18: Unemployment rate (2017-2024f)

Exhibit 19: Average annual wages (2017-2024f)

Exhibit 20: Labor cost index (2017-2024f)

Exhibit 21: Rural/urban share of total population (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)

Exhibit 22: Age-group share of total population (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)

Exhibit 23: Gender split (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)

Exhibit 24: Internet users as a % of total population, mobile and broadband penetration rates (2021e)

Exhibit 25: Number of patents granted per million people (2020)

Exhibit 26: High technology exports (% of manufactured exports) (2020)

Exhibit 27: Doing business in Colombia 2020

Exhibit 28: Corruption perception index (rankings) (2021)

Exhibit 29: Renewable energy, installed capacity (2016-2020)

Exhibit 30: CO2 emissions (2016-2020)


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