Archive for the ‘Colombia’ Category

Colombia Pins Recovery Hopes On Technology

Courtesy of The Financial Times, a report on Colombia’s plans for future economic growth: For the past two decades, oil has fueled Colombia’s economic growth, one of the strongest in Latin America.     But the country’s reserves could run dry in six years. While there is much potential in unconventional reserves, the courts have imposed […]

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Promising Emerging Markets For 2020

Via Atradius, a report on the most promising emerging market opportunities in 2020: Summary Despite ongoing trade disputes and increased geopolitical uncertainty, there remain several bright spots for export opportunities in emerging markets Brazil, Colombia, Kazakhstan, the United Arab Emirates, Senegal and Vietnam shine in 2020 as markets with strong growth prospects and limited vulnerability […]

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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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Wildcats & Black Sheep is a personal interest blog dedicated to the identification and evaluation of maverick investment opportunities arising in frontier - and, what some may consider to be, “rogue” or “black sheep” - markets around the world.

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.