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Juan Herrera
COLOMBIA
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Colombia
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cN07tsCb2E
GEOGRAPHY
Climate - Because of the country's close
proximity to the Equator, its climate is
generally tropical and isothermal
(without any real change of seasons).
Government
Structure
- The Republic of Colombia has a
presidential system of government.
The extant constitution dates back to
1991.
- The Government of Colombia is a
republic with separation of powers into
executive, judicial and legislative
branches. Its legislature has a congress,
its judiciary has a supreme court, and its
executive branch has a president.
Currency
- $1 USD = 4,069.71 Colombian
Pesos
WEALTH
DISTRIBUTION
- The top one percent of the country's
population possesses $229.7 billion
USD, or 37.3 percent of Colombia's total
wealth, which is currently at $616 billion
USD for 2021. The top ten percent has
nearly three-quarters of the nation's
wealth, meanwhile the bottom half of the
population retains a mere 1.6 percent.
Terrorism
Ocurrences
- On March 26, 2021 FARC-EP
detonated a car bomb outside of
a mayoral office in Corinto,
Cauca, 37 miles south of Cali,
Colombia’s third-largest
city. The bombing injured 43
people.
Labor Force
- Colombia Labor Force Participation
Rate dropped to 63.9 % in May 2023,
compared with 64.6 % in the previous
month. Colombia's Labor Force
Participation Rate is updated monthly,
available from Jan 2001 to May 2023,
with an average rate of 66.4 % .
Inflation Rate
- The annual inflation rate in Colombia slowed for the
fourth consecutive month to 11.78% in July 2023,
down from the previous month's 12.13% and slightly
above the market expectation of 11.61%. This marked
the lowest reading since September 2022
INFLATION RATE GRAPH
Infrastructure - EL Dorado Airport served over 35 million
passengers in 2019 and 740,000 metric tons of
cargo in 2018,[3] making it the second busiest airport
in South America in terms of passenger traffic and
the busiest in terms of cargo traffic.
HIGHWAYS IN COLOMBIA
HIGHWAY
MAP
- Colombia has a road network
of approximately 206,102 km
Longest Highway
- National Route 45. Starts in the
border with Ecuador in Putumayo
Department, and ends in the north
of the country in the Magdalena
Department.
EXPORTS
Main Exports
Crude Petroleum ($11.3B)
Coal Briquettes ($5.11B)
Coffee ($3.22B)
Gold ($2.61B)
Refined Petroleum ($2.14B)
Main Imports
- 39% Machinery and transport equipment
- 22% Manufactured products
- 17% Chemicals & Related products
- 10% Fuel, mineral lubricants
- 8% Food and Livestock
Main Import
Partners
United States 24%
China 24%
Brazil 7%
Mexico 5%
Others include: Germany,
Argentina, Japan, France,
South Korea and Canada.
OTHER INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT
COLOMBIA
• Colombia’s Sierra Nevada de Santa
Marta, at 13,000m, is the world’s highest
coastal mountain range
COLOMBIA HAS 60 NATIONAL PARKS.
COLOMBIA HAS MORE THAN 4,000
SPECIES OF ORCHIDS.
Colombia is the
world’s leading source
of emeralds. It is also
the third
largest exporter of
coffee in the
world after Brazil and
Vietnam
COLOMBIA IS THE SECOND MOST
BIODIVERSE COUNTRY IN THE
WORLD.
- It is mandatory for radio
and public television in
Colombia to play
the national anthem
every day at 6 am and
6 pm.​
Film
Regulations
- Colombian Film Commission
- Permits
- INCENTIVES
- Content Regulations
- Co-Production Treaties:
Film Regulations
Intellectual
Property
Labor Laws: Environmental
Regulations
The fund for
cinematographic
development
Tax benefits
Covid Impact
- Healthcare System
Strain
- Economic Impact
- Tourism
- Education
- Vulnerable
Populations
Covid Impact
- Government Response
- Vaccination Efforts
- Social Dynamics
Transportation cost
- There's only one way : Airplane
- Ticket costs: Round Trip
WHY WE CHOSE COLOMBIA
References
- BBC News. (2012, August 31). Colombia profile - Timeline. BBC News. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-19390026
- Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. (n.d.). Colombia - Decentralization.
https://www.ciesin.columbia.edu/decentralization/English/CaseStudies/colombia.html
- Forbes Advisor. (n.d.). USD to MXN - US Dollar to Mexican Peso. Forbes. https://www.forbes.com/advisor/money-transfer/currency-converter/usd-
mxn/#:~:text=1%20USD%20%3D%2017.058105%20MXN%20Aug%2019%2C%202023%2023%3A22%20UTC
- Statista. (n.d.). Colombia: Gross domestic product (GDP) in current prices from 1986 to 2025. https://www.statista.com/statistics/369111/gross-
domestic-product-gdp-in-colombia/
- Trading Economics. (n.d.). Colombia GDP per capita. https://tradingeconomics.com/colombia/gdp-per-capita
- Trading Economics. (n.d.). Colombia Inflation CPI. https://tradingeconomics.com/colombia/inflation-cpi
- U.S. Atlas. (n.d.). Colombia Topographic Map. https://us-atlas.com/colombia-topographic-map.html
- U.S. Department of State. (2021). Colombia. In Country Reports on Terrorism 2021. https://www.state.gov/reports/country-reports-on-terrorism-
2021/colombia/

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ColombiaPresentation.pptx macroeconomics

  • 1. Wes Conner Mariana Prado Juan Herrera COLOMBIA
  • 4. Climate - Because of the country's close proximity to the Equator, its climate is generally tropical and isothermal (without any real change of seasons).
  • 5. Government Structure - The Republic of Colombia has a presidential system of government. The extant constitution dates back to 1991. - The Government of Colombia is a republic with separation of powers into executive, judicial and legislative branches. Its legislature has a congress, its judiciary has a supreme court, and its executive branch has a president.
  • 6. Currency - $1 USD = 4,069.71 Colombian Pesos
  • 7. WEALTH DISTRIBUTION - The top one percent of the country's population possesses $229.7 billion USD, or 37.3 percent of Colombia's total wealth, which is currently at $616 billion USD for 2021. The top ten percent has nearly three-quarters of the nation's wealth, meanwhile the bottom half of the population retains a mere 1.6 percent.
  • 8. Terrorism Ocurrences - On March 26, 2021 FARC-EP detonated a car bomb outside of a mayoral office in Corinto, Cauca, 37 miles south of Cali, Colombia’s third-largest city. The bombing injured 43 people.
  • 9. Labor Force - Colombia Labor Force Participation Rate dropped to 63.9 % in May 2023, compared with 64.6 % in the previous month. Colombia's Labor Force Participation Rate is updated monthly, available from Jan 2001 to May 2023, with an average rate of 66.4 % .
  • 10. Inflation Rate - The annual inflation rate in Colombia slowed for the fourth consecutive month to 11.78% in July 2023, down from the previous month's 12.13% and slightly above the market expectation of 11.61%. This marked the lowest reading since September 2022
  • 12. Infrastructure - EL Dorado Airport served over 35 million passengers in 2019 and 740,000 metric tons of cargo in 2018,[3] making it the second busiest airport in South America in terms of passenger traffic and the busiest in terms of cargo traffic.
  • 14. HIGHWAY MAP - Colombia has a road network of approximately 206,102 km
  • 15. Longest Highway - National Route 45. Starts in the border with Ecuador in Putumayo Department, and ends in the north of the country in the Magdalena Department.
  • 17. Main Exports Crude Petroleum ($11.3B) Coal Briquettes ($5.11B) Coffee ($3.22B) Gold ($2.61B) Refined Petroleum ($2.14B)
  • 18. Main Imports - 39% Machinery and transport equipment - 22% Manufactured products - 17% Chemicals & Related products - 10% Fuel, mineral lubricants - 8% Food and Livestock
  • 19. Main Import Partners United States 24% China 24% Brazil 7% Mexico 5% Others include: Germany, Argentina, Japan, France, South Korea and Canada.
  • 20. OTHER INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT COLOMBIA
  • 21. • Colombia’s Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, at 13,000m, is the world’s highest coastal mountain range
  • 22. COLOMBIA HAS 60 NATIONAL PARKS.
  • 23. COLOMBIA HAS MORE THAN 4,000 SPECIES OF ORCHIDS.
  • 24. Colombia is the world’s leading source of emeralds. It is also the third largest exporter of coffee in the world after Brazil and Vietnam
  • 25. COLOMBIA IS THE SECOND MOST BIODIVERSE COUNTRY IN THE WORLD.
  • 26. - It is mandatory for radio and public television in Colombia to play the national anthem every day at 6 am and 6 pm.​
  • 27. Film Regulations - Colombian Film Commission - Permits - INCENTIVES - Content Regulations - Co-Production Treaties:
  • 28. Film Regulations Intellectual Property Labor Laws: Environmental Regulations The fund for cinematographic development Tax benefits
  • 29. Covid Impact - Healthcare System Strain - Economic Impact - Tourism - Education - Vulnerable Populations
  • 30. Covid Impact - Government Response - Vaccination Efforts - Social Dynamics
  • 31. Transportation cost - There's only one way : Airplane - Ticket costs: Round Trip
  • 32. WHY WE CHOSE COLOMBIA
  • 33. References - BBC News. (2012, August 31). Colombia profile - Timeline. BBC News. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-19390026 - Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. (n.d.). Colombia - Decentralization. https://www.ciesin.columbia.edu/decentralization/English/CaseStudies/colombia.html - Forbes Advisor. (n.d.). USD to MXN - US Dollar to Mexican Peso. Forbes. https://www.forbes.com/advisor/money-transfer/currency-converter/usd- mxn/#:~:text=1%20USD%20%3D%2017.058105%20MXN%20Aug%2019%2C%202023%2023%3A22%20UTC - Statista. (n.d.). Colombia: Gross domestic product (GDP) in current prices from 1986 to 2025. https://www.statista.com/statistics/369111/gross- domestic-product-gdp-in-colombia/ - Trading Economics. (n.d.). Colombia GDP per capita. https://tradingeconomics.com/colombia/gdp-per-capita - Trading Economics. (n.d.). Colombia Inflation CPI. https://tradingeconomics.com/colombia/inflation-cpi - U.S. Atlas. (n.d.). Colombia Topographic Map. https://us-atlas.com/colombia-topographic-map.html - U.S. Department of State. (2021). Colombia. In Country Reports on Terrorism 2021. https://www.state.gov/reports/country-reports-on-terrorism- 2021/colombia/