Towards a new industrial policy in Colombia

By Jerry Haar, business professor at Florida International University and Global Fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., and Camilo Trout Lastra, Chief Strategist at Inversiones Trout Lastra , S.A.S.   Scanning the business and political environments in South America, there is no country, with the exception of Chile, that matches Colombia in terms of stability and performance. On a large scale, Colombia has increased income levels, reduced the unemployment rate, maintain a moderate inflation rate, among others. Moreover, every time the world has faced a financial crisis or an economic slowdown, the Colombian economy has managed to escape unharmed. Nevertheless, Colombia has faced major challenges. For example, in 2015, the country had difficulties in […]

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