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New investment projects generate 4,800 annual jobs in Bogotá

The new FDI projects have generated an average of more than 4,800 jobs per year in the Colombian capital, the third with more dynamism in this area in Latin America, behind Sao Paulo and Mexico City, reported the agency Invest in Bogota.

Bogota, Aug 21 (EFE) .- New Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects have generated an average of more than 4,800 jobs a year in the Colombian capital, the third with more dynamism In this area in Latin America, behind Sao Paulo and Mexico City, reported the agency Invest in Bogota.

According to studies by the Colombian capital's promotion agency Known by Efe, these new projects have reached the city in the last decade.

Bogotá concentrates 46% of the jobs created in the country on account of foreign investment Direct "greenfield", as it is called that directed to projects that are established in the city or that involve a change through an existing one.

In the first quarter of the year, the Investment "greenfield" generated 1,251 jobs, up 76% compared to the same period in 2016, when 711 were recorded.

In 2016 alone, Bogotá and its surrounding Bogota-Region, received 1,930 million dollars in new foreign direct investment and expansion, according to estimates of the Market Intelligence intelligence team. Invest In Bogota.

The United States leads the list of countries of origin of these resources, followed by Spain, France and Germany.

Gabriel Perez, told Efe that the services sector is the "biggest generator of employment" in the city.

In this context, he stressed the importance for the capital economy of subsectors as Information and communication technologies, outsourcing of processes and shared service centers, with which large companies seek to serve in the same space some operations Of several of its subsidiaries.

Pérez attributed the 76% growth in jobs derived from greenfield investments to the higher recruitment of local staff and the arrival of more

"What has been happening is that companies are growing their businesses," but "new businesses have also arrived that this has been very interesting for us," he said. The executive.

Invest in Bogotá also noted that the Colombian capital has a workforce of more than 4.6 million people, a figure that surpasses Latin American cities as Santiago (3.6 million), Quito (895,000) and Panama City (796,000).

"Here are some very important things happening in Bogota and is that, for example, there are shared service centers They are handling 100% calls in English. Second and third languages. "

He highlighted cases of shared service centers in Bogotá where they serve people in Canada, Jamaica and Brazil.

" Bogotá is one of the Attractive to invest in Latin America and as a city to do business, I would say we are the fourth after Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Santiago de Chile, "said Pérez, who Forecast that the city will close this year with economic growth "above" the Latin American average.

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