The Bogota Chamber of Commerce (CCB), also known as Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá, supports the entrepreneurial sectors and collaborates with the Colombian national government in the regulation of the business community. The site includes information regarding the procedure of starting a business, strengthening of business, and business registration and renewal. It also contains research about the economic climate of Bogota.
The Colombian Venezuelan Chamber, also known as Cámara Colombo Venezolana, is an economic integration chamber and a private organization with a goal to strengthen trade and investment between Colombia and Venezuela. Publications and economic research articles on business issues in both countries are provided on the site. There are also categories for events within the organization and services for businesses in the two countries. Only available in Spanish.
The Colombia Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, also known as El Ministerio de Comercio, Industria y Turismo, provides detailed information on the ministry's structure, foreign trade, industry, tourism statistics, business regulations in Colombia, and domestic business news. Only available in Spanish.
The Colombia Stock Exchange, also known as Bolsa de Valores de Colombia (BVC), is the country's official stock exchange. The website includes stock prices, company information, and regulation information.
The Bank of the Republic, also known as Banco de la República, controls the issue of Colombia's currency, makes loans to the government and private banks, and manages the financial policy of the country. The bank also acts as the promoter of scientific, social, and cultural development. This site contains a number of statistics, financial research, recent press releases, and publications related to business in Colombia.
The Communications Regulation Commission, also known as Comisión de Regulación de Comunicaciones (CRC), regulates communications by promoting fair competition, issuing regulations and permits to operators, determining standards for equipment, monitoring services, and resolving conflicts among consumers and operators. The site contains information about the CRC, its ongoing projects, the telecommunications industry as a whole, and citizen services. Recent press releases and other important notices are also available.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, also known as Ministerio de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural, is in charge of the safety, development, and productivity of the agricultural industry in Colombia. The site provides information regarding the organization's regulations and programs. Only available in Spanish.
The site for the Colombian National Department of Statistics, also known as Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadistica (DANE), provides information on a variety of diverse statistical indices. Data can be organized into charts and graphs demonstrating annual and quarterly changes. Some parts of the website only available in Spanish.
The National Institute of Health, also known as Instituto Nacional de Salud (INS), is responsible for the medical research and regulation of the Colombian healthcare industry. This site contains information on public services and educational resources for the public. Only available in Spanish.
PROCOLOMBIA has partnered with the government of Colombia to act as the country's official resource for investment information and assistance. It offers information regarding Colombia's business advantages, investment sectors and incentives, and the investment process. News and publications are also provided.
The Supervisory Agency of Finance, also known as Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia, is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the entire financial services industry in Colombia. This site provides a list of regulations, recent financial news sorted by sector, a data and reports library, and information for consumers and supervised institutions.
The Presidency of the Republic of Colombia is the main government website for Colombia. It offers information on the presidency, constitution, laws, and ways for citizens to get involved. Only available in Spanish.
Executive Briefing: The U.S.–Colombia Free Trade Agreement has received significant attention in the U.S. news media throughout the past decade. Therefore, it is important to understand what the U.S.–Colombia agreement is designed to do, why U.S. businesses support it, why there is opposition to it, and how it relates to other trade agreements involving the U.S. and other Latin American countries. Opens in PDF.