Infographic: Colombia - Peace and prosperity

Sound macroeconomic policy has allowed Colombia to weather the drop in oil prices, while a peace deal with the FARC has the potential to boost economic growth.

Economy: Showing Resilience

Although still affected by global economic trends, Colombia’s economy has proven more resilient than many of those in the wider Latin America and Caribbean region.

Banking: On The Rise

Recent economic growth has in part been fuelled by an expansion of bank credit, with commercial loans accounting for more than 50% of the total.

Energy: Sustaining Production

Oil production has increased rapidly in recent years and output levels have so far been sustained despite the recent drop in global energy prices.

Construction: Building Growth

Growth in the construction sector has been robust in recent years, driven by a number of major public infrastructure projects.