HD Colombia's Strengths and Opportunities - Exclusive Interview with President Juan Manuel Santos

Colombia's Strengths and Opportunities - Exclusive Interview with President Juan Manuel Santos
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In October 2014, Colombia’s President, Juan Manuel Santos, met with Business Intelligence Unit for an in-depth and insightful conversation about Colombia’s strengths and opportunities, identifying key industries for growth and highlighting the important advances Colombia has made in solving its problems, without shying away from addressing the challenges still present.The President described the strong Colombian institutions and the rule of law, designed to cater to the needs of the most exacting of investors, as well as Colombia's strategic attributes, from its resource-rich soil and its geographic position, to the potential of the local human resources, powered by his commitment to turn Colombia into the best educated country in Latin America by the year 2025.He explained that the current peace talks are aimed at securing a better and more inclusive future for all Colombians, one that would insure significant rates of growth and diversified investment for the country. As key opportunities he identified the traditional sectors, such as hydrocarbons, from upstream to downstream, tourism, health services, agriculture, and the newer, fast growing, technology and biotechnology industries.Full transcript of the interview at