Fact Sheet: Colombia - Canada's Priority Market

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Fast Facts

  • Capital: Bogotá
  • Population (millions): 46.6
  • Total area: 1,109,500 km2
  • Currency: Peso
  • Language (s): Spanish

Economic Facts 2012

  • GDP ($ billions): 364.2
  • GDP per capita ($): 7,816
  • GDP growth (%): 4.0
  • Inflation (%): 3.17
  • Unemployment (%): 10.4

Key Opportunities

  • Agriculture and processed food
  • Infrastructure
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 20122007
Canada’s merchandise exports to Colombia$828$662.2
Canada’s merchandise imports from Colombia$664.7$486.6
Canadian investment in Colombia$1,762$737.0
Colombian investment in Canada$1$1