Latin Business Chronicle asks leading business executives about Colombia's business and economic outlook.
BY CHRONICLE STAFF
How do you view the outlook for doing business in Colombia this year? What are the main advantages of doing business in Colombia? What are the main challenges?
Latin Business Chronicle asked seven business executives that do business in Colombia. Our panel includes:
- Marta Alfonso, Partner, Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra.
- John Haley, Partner, Hunton & Williams.
- Jesus Maximoff, general manager for Latin America, Intel.
- Mauricio Nicholls, general manager, retail and commercial and industrial, Caribbean Central America and Andean regions for Chevron Products Company.
- Andres Ramirez, Latin America vice president, Alberto Culver.
- Jorge Rincon. Vice President, Priority Pass.
- Matthew Wyatt, director of finance transformation for Latin America, SABMiller.
Latin Business Chronicle: How do you view the outlook for doing business in Colombia this year?
Nicholls: The economy will have grown only 0.5 percent in 2009, but with solid economic and financial fundamentals, improving external conditions, record-low domestic interest rates, and increasing foreign investment, growth is expected to solidify in 2010. According to ...
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