Colombia is importing more: foreign purchases grew by 56.3% in November 2021

The increase in imports in November 2021 was mainly due to external purchases of manufactured goods, which increased 50.8%, compared to the same month in 2020.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Imports totaled US$6.5 billion in November last year; this represented an annual growth of 56.3% compared to the same month in 2020, one of the highest in recent years.

This performance was mainly due to the 50.8% increase in the manufacturing group. The other sectors with the highest participation were agriculture with 12.8%, and fuels and extractive activities with 10.4%.

It was announced by the National Statistics Department (Dane), which reported that, when comparing the eleventh month of 2021 with the same month of 2019, there was also an increase . . .

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