RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to data from ProColombia, the number of Spanish companies in Colombia has increased significantly during the last decade, from 160 in 2011 to 600 today, in sectors such as infrastructure, software and IT, financial services, tourism, telecommunications and renewable energies, among others.
Ferrovial, Sacyr, Meliá, BBVA, Mapfre, Telefónica, Santander or Prisa are some of the Spanish companies that have made "significant" investments in Colombia.
As for the Spanish market, during the administration of President Iván Duque - between August 2018 and August 2021 -, ProColombia contributed to the attraction of 23 Spanish investment projects, worth . . .