Colombia latest publications

December 6, 2019

Colombia | The world still has much to do for the quality of education

They published the results of the PISA 2018 tests which are a great indicator of the abilities of students from 79 countries in the world in reading, mathematics, and science. These show great challenges for countries of all income levels but also give hope for those who are not doing so well.

November 25, 2019

Colombia | How can I improve my financial health?

Financial Health is a condition in which people can fully meet their current financial obligations, feel secure about their financial future and are able to make decisions that allow them to enjoy life.

October 25, 2019

Colombia | Space should be the limit for our children

The first spacewalk by two women generated a lot of global attention last week. It shows that the young people of the world, but particularly of our emerging countries, must grow up convinced that they can do what they set out to do and that their desk companion can too.

October 18, 2019

Colombia continues to recover with few external tailwinds

The Colombian economy will continue to consolidate its growth at a slow pace, in a context of strong external headwinds. Globally, our growth forecasts have declined for some of our trading partners due to a more negative external environment.

October 17, 2019

Colombia Economic Outlook. Fourth Quarter 2019

Colombia will continue to consolidate growth amid considerable headwinds from the foreign sector.

October 10, 2019

A New Colombian Consumer: Habits and Trends

The trends of Colombian consumers in the last 10 years have been changing. The structure, income, purchasing power and consumption habits have been fundamental when profiling a new Colombian consumer.

September 27, 2019

Colombia| Economic analysis: competition and work more than welcome

A new Congress initiative seeks to create a barrier to the active and competitive participation of economists in issues related to the profession, creating rents to particular institutions and limiting the arrival of new voices to the arena. We insist that the Congress agenda should rather be used in more urgent maters.

September 19, 2019

Use of technology in the daily life of the Colombian economy

There are 29m Internet users in Colombia, however the use of digital banking is still low but growing. There are access gaps between rural and urban and income levels. In businesses, there is a significant gap in the use of ICTs by the size of the business, smaller business argue they don’t find a benefit in them.