Colombia Foreign Direct Investment

1996 - 2022 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Colombia Foreign Direct Investment

  • Colombia Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 3.9 USD bn in Dec 2022, compared with an increase of 3.2 USD bn in the previous quarter.
  • Colombia Foreign Direct Investment: USD mn net flows data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1996 to Dec 2022.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 6.8 USD bn in Dec 2005 and a record low of 197.2 USD mn in Sep 2002.

CEIC extends history for quarterly Foreign Direct Investment. The Bank of the Republic of Colombia provides Foreign Direct Investment in USD based on BPM6. Foreign Direct Investment prior to Q1 2000 is based on BPM5.


Related information about Colombia Foreign Direct Investment

  • In the latest reports of Colombia, Current Account recorded a deficit of 5.0 USD bn in Dec 2022.
  • Colombia Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 617.0 USD mn in Dec 2022.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 14.0 USD mn in Dec 2022.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 79.5 USD bn in Dec 2022.

View Colombia's Foreign Direct Investment from Mar 1996 to Dec 2022 in the chart:

Colombia Foreign Direct Investment

What was Colombia's Foreign Direct Investment in Dec 2022?

Colombia Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 3.9 USD bn in Dec 2022, compared with an increase of 3.2 USD bn in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
3,909.1 Dec 2022 3,163.8 Sep 2022 197.2 Sep 2002 6,776.2 Dec 2005 USD mn quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2022

Foreign Direct Investment by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 396.2 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2022
Algeria (USD mn) -550.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2022
Argentina (USD mn) 238.0 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2022
Armenia (USD mn) 256.8 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2022
Australia (USD mn) -1,293.2 Dec 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Dec 2022
Austria (USD mn) -1,974.3 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1970 - Dec 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -2,996.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) 532.1 2022 yearly 2012 - 2022
Bangladesh (USD mn) 1,469.0 Dec 2022 quarterly Sep 2003 - Dec 2022
Belarus (USD mn) -59.1 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2022
Belgium (USD mn) -14,098.7 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) -262.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 203.8 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2022
Botswana (USD mn) 51.0 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2022
Brazil (USD mn) 7,672.8 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2023
Brunei (USD mn) -315.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) 169.2 Jan 2023 monthly Jan 2007 - Jan 2023
Cambodia (USD mn) 931.6 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2022
Canada (USD mn) 11,225.6 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1957 - Dec 2022
Chile (USD mn) 2,998.9 Feb 2023 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2023
China (USD mn) 20,500.0 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2023
Colombia (USD mn) 3,909.1 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2022
Croatia (USD mn) 673.7 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) 9,329.1 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) 877.6 Feb 2023 monthly Jan 2004 - Feb 2023
Denmark (USD mn) -4,159.8 Feb 2023 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2023
Ecuador (USD mn) -76.1 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2022
Egypt (USD mn) 2,431.1 Dec 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2022
Estonia (USD mn) 231.3 Feb 2023 monthly Jan 2008 - Feb 2023
European Union (USD mn) 7,593.6 Feb 2023 monthly Apr 1999 - Feb 2023
Finland (USD mn) 719.2 Feb 2023 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2023
France (USD mn) 5,651.7 Feb 2023 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2023
Georgia (USD mn) 324.7 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Dec 2022
Germany (USD mn) -34,886.7 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1971 - Dec 2022
Ghana (USD mn) 524.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Greece (USD mn) 409.5 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2023
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 34,081.7 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2022
Hungary (USD mn) 5,212.0 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2022
Iceland (USD mn) -151.2 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2022
India (USD mn) 7,311.2 Dec 2022 quarterly Jun 1990 - Dec 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 5,331.1 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Dec 2022
Iran (USD mn) 1,224.0 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Ireland (USD mn) -997.9 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Dec 2022
Israel (USD mn) 9,421.7 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1972 - Dec 2022
Italy (USD mn) 8,606.6 Feb 2023 monthly Jan 1988 - Feb 2023
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 1,392.4 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Japan (USD mn) 96.8 Feb 2023 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2023
Jordan (USD mn) 217.8 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) -3,372.5 Dec 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2022
Kenya (USD mn) 463.4 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 2,644.4 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 1980 - Mar 2023
Kosovo (USD mn) 167.3 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2022
Kuwait (USD mn) 372.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2022
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -103.1 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2022
Laos (USD mn) 206.7 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2022
Latvia (USD mn) -191.7 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2023
Lebanon (USD mn) 8.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2022
Lithuania (USD mn) 113.8 Feb 2023 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2023
Luxembourg (USD mn) -369,769.4 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2022
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 4,852.4 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
North Macedonia (USD mn) 8.5 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2022
Malawi (USD mn) 46.4 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 3,067.8 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2023
Malta (USD mn) 1,046.2 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) 633.0 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2022
Mexico (USD mn) 2,680.3 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2022
Moldova (USD mn) 74.5 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2022
Mongolia (USD mn) 154.8 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 2009 - Mar 2023
Montenegro (USD mn) 139.2 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2023
Morocco (USD mn) 147.9 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2022
Mozambique (USD mn) 440.9 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2022
Myanmar (USD mn) 259.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2022
Nepal (USD mn) -32.8 Jan 2023 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2023
Netherlands (USD mn) -102,925.9 Dec 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) 998.1 Dec 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) 752.7 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2022
Norway (USD mn) -1,210.5 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2022
Oman (USD mn) 4,020.8 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Pakistan (USD mn) 121.6 Apr 2023 monthly Jul 1997 - Apr 2023
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) 127.8 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2022
Panama (USD mn) 698.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2022
Paraguay (USD mn) 172.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Peru (USD mn) 2,142.1 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2022
Philippines (USD mn) 447.6 Jan 2023 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2023
Poland (USD mn) 2,922.0 Feb 2023 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2023
Portugal (USD mn) 370.2 Feb 2023 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2023
Qatar (USD mn) 1,012.4 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2022
Romania (USD mn) 994.0 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2023
Russia (USD mn) 795.1 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2022
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 1,925.0 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2022
Serbia (USD mn) 443.2 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 2013 - Mar 2023
Singapore (USD mn) 36,694.7 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) 276.0 Feb 2023 monthly Jan 2008 - Feb 2023
Slovenia (USD mn) 171.6 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2023
South Africa (USD mn) 3,800.2 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2022
Spain (USD mn) 2,540.7 Feb 2023 monthly Jan 1990 - Feb 2023
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 306.8 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2022
Sudan (USD mn) 152.4 Dec 2022 quarterly Dec 1996 - Dec 2022
Sweden (USD mn) 20,585.2 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Dec 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) -13,487.1 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -1,583.033 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 4,136.622 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2023
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 16.5 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2023
National Government Debt (USD mn) 191,914.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Sep 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 62.9 Dec 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (COP bn) 709,485.069 2028 yearly 1982 - 2028
Forecast: Government Net Debt (COP bn) 1,259,489.783 2028 yearly 1996 - 2028
Forecast: Government Revenue (COP bn) 663,557.505 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Tax Collection: Internal: Income Tax (COP mn) 11,168,755.051 Jan 2023 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2023
Tax Collection: Internal: VAT (COP mn) 11,557,263.764 Jan 2023 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2023
Tax Collection: Internal: Petrol & Diesel Fuel Tax (COP mn) 191,978.807 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2023
Tax Collection: Total (COP mn) 19,694,293.767 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2023
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.543 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -855.5 Feb 2023 monthly Jan 1958 - Feb 2023
Total Exports (USD mn) 4,462.9 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 1970 - Mar 2023
Total Exports Growth (%) -10.0 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 1971 - Mar 2023
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 58,289.360 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 350,496.989 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 47,393.695 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 5,529.7 Jan 2023 monthly Jan 1980 - Jan 2023
Total Imports Growth (%) -13.2 Feb 2023 monthly Jan 1981 - Feb 2023
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,984,072.832 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 2,134,787.280 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 1,158.035 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 2008 - Mar 2023
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,135.668 Feb 2023 monthly Jan 1981 - Feb 2023
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 84.817 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 2008 - Mar 2023
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,141.459 Feb 2023 monthly Jun 1988 - Feb 2023
Terms of Trade Index (2000=100) 138.712 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 1980 - Mar 2023
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 617.0 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -4,986.8 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -6.1 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 3,909.1 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 4.8 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 13.998 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 89.8 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -75.786 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 187,772.1 Feb 2023 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2023
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 53.4 2022 yearly 1970 - 2022
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 29,702.7 Dec 2022 monthly Oct 1999 - Dec 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 8.6 2022 yearly 1970 - 2022
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -17.091 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -177,775.318 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods: Credit (USD mn) 13,732.485 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -107.298 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account (USD mn) -5,094.090 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods: Debit (USD mn) 16,590.156 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn) -2,857.672 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services: Debit (USD mn) 4,505.411 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services: Credit (USD mn) 3,492.033 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) -1,013.378 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account: Reserve Assets (USD mn) 210.482 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account: Other Investment: Liabilities Incurred (LI) (USD mn) 5,157.595 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Debit (USD mn) 27,610.543 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Credit (USD mn) 22,623.751 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Acquisition of Financial Assets... (USD mn) 616.957 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Acquisition of Financial Ass... (USD mn) -707.486 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities Incurred (LI) (USD mn) 13.998 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: LI: Equity & Investment Fund... (USD mn) 89.784 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account: Other Investment: Acquisition of Financial Assets ... (USD mn) 3,189.641 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account: Derivatives (USD mn) 676.970 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: LI: Debt Securities (USD mn) -75.786 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account: Derivatives: Net Acquisition of Financial Assets (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account: Derivatives: Net Liabilities Incurred (USD mn) -676.970 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account: Other Investment (USD mn) -2,561.420 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2018
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -721.484 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account: Direct Investment (USD mn) -3,292.103 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 233,585.428 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 411,360.746 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
International Investment Position (IIP) (USD mn) -177,775.318 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
CO: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) 1,063.776 2021 yearly 1968 - 2021
CO: BOP: Current Account: Personal Remittances: Received (USD mn) 9,440.138 2022 yearly 1970 - 2022
CO: BOP: Current Account: Personal Remittances: Paid (USD mn) 385.718 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 4.1 Feb 2023 monthly Apr 1995 - Feb 2023
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 33.8 Dec 2022 quarterly Dec 2015 - Dec 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 37,556.928 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 1984 - Mar 2023
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 150,809.587 Feb 2023 monthly Dec 1979 - Feb 2023
M2 Growth (%) 9.7 Apr 2023 monthly Dec 1980 - Apr 2023
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 8.0 Apr 2023 monthly Jun 2008 - Apr 2023
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 53,082.3 Apr 2023 monthly Dec 1956 - Apr 2023
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 15.197 Dec 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 9.6 Jan 2023 monthly Jan 1980 - Jan 2023
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 298.000 Apr 2023 monthly Dec 1956 - Apr 2023
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 173,067.2 Jan 2023 monthly Jan 1993 - Jan 2023
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 16.9 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2022
Credit to Households (USD bn) 89.367 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1996 - Sep 2022
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 190.800 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1996 - Sep 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 64,611.5 Feb 2023 monthly Apr 1995 - Feb 2023
Total Loans (USD mn) 138,233.327 Feb 2023 monthly Apr 1995 - Feb 2023
Total Loans Growth (%) 14.98 Feb 2023 monthly Apr 1996 - Feb 2023
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 44.12 Dec 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2022
Net International Reserves: Gross (USD mn) 58,058.039 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 1960 - Apr 2023
Net International Reserves: Gross: Gold (USD mn) 297.400 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 1980 - Mar 2023
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 0.0 Jan 2023 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2023

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