Archive for the ‘Colombia’ Category

Great Time To Invest In Colombia

Via GuruFocus, an article on Colombia’s investment potential: I had the chance to travel to Medellin, Colombia, recently. The country is phenomenal and might make a good place to invest a little bit of money. The economy and peso should do well with a rebound in commodities. Commodities represent a large part of exports and […]

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Iran Opens A New Chapter For China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

Via The Iran Project, a look at the role Iran can play in the success of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): An economic and political analysis of Pakistan believes that Iran can play an important role in the success of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), opening a new chapter of cooperation. Speaking to a reporter […]

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Investing In A Possible Colombian Peace Deal

Courtesy of STRATFOR (subscription required), a look at how resolving the decades-long conflict with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) will provide Colombia with more investment opportunities in the future: Forecast Resolving the decadeslong conflict with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) will provide Colombia with more investment opportunities. But investment, especially in […]

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Colombia: To Benefit From Peso’s Crash?

Courtesy of the Wall Street Journal, an interesting article on Colombia: Colombia’s crumbling peso would appear to be bad news for the country of 47 million people. Not so, says finance minister Mauricio Cárdenas. “Lower oil prices have had a major impact on our current account. Half our exports were basically oil,” he said. The […]

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Colombia

Via The Economist, a report on Colombia’s continued economic growth which has now overtaken Peru to become the region’s fastest-growing large economy: AS HE prepared to begin a second term as Colombia’s president on August 7th, the first name that Juan Manuel Santos inked in for his cabinet was Mauricio Cardenas, who keeps his job […]

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Talks With Rebels Have Consequences for Colombia’s Oil Sector

Courtesy of STRATFOR (subscription required), a detailed look at the impact of a recent escalation in militant attacks on oil pipelines in eastern Colombia which have taken about 3 percent of Colombia’s daily oil production offline, according to government figures: The attacks have affected the Bicentenario and Cano Limon-Covenas oil pipelines. The renewed targeting of […]

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Focusing primarily on The New Seven Sisters - the largely state owned petroleum companies from the emerging world that have become key players in the oil & gas industry as identified by Carola Hoyos, Chief Energy Correspondent for The Financial Times - but spanning other nascent opportunities around the globe that may hold potential in the years ahead, Wildcats & Black Sheep is a place for the adventurous to contemplate & evaluate the emerging markets of tomorrow.