Colombia Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

1996 - 2022 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Colombia Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

  • Colombia Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) registered a growth equal to 6.2 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Mar 2022, compared with a growth equal to 2.5 % in the previous quarter.
  • Colombia Foreign Direct Investment: % of Nominal GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1996 to Mar 2022.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 16.8 % in Dec 2005 and a record low 1.0 % in Sep 2002.

CEIC calculates Foreign Direct Investment as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Foreign Direct Investment and quarterly Nominal GDP. The Bank of the Republic of Colombia provides Foreign Direct Investment in USD based on BPM6. National Administrative Department of Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency based on benchmark year 2015. The Bank of the Republic of Colombia average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Foreign Direct Investment as % of Nominal GDP prior to Q1 2005 is calculated from Foreign Direct Investment based on BPM5 and Nominal GDP based on previous benchmark year 1994.


Related information about Colombia Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Colombia, Current Account recorded a deficit of 5.4 USD bn in Mar 2022.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 5.2 USD bn in Mar 2022.
  • Colombia Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 1.3 USD bn in Mar 2022.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 800.4 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 86.2 USD bn in Mar 2022.

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

Colombia Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

What was Colombia's Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP in Mar 2022?

Colombia Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) registered a growth equal to 6.2 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Mar 2022, compared with a growth equal to 2.5 % in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
6.2 Mar 2022 2.5 Dec 2021 1.0 Sep 2002 16.8 Dec 2005 % quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 6.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Algeria (%) 0.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
Argentina (%) 0.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Armenia (%) 11.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
Australia (%) 14.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2022
Austria (%) 2.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1970 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (%) -22.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2021
Bahrain (%) 0.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Bangladesh (%) 0.3 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Belarus (%) 12.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) 12.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (%) 1.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 2.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Botswana (%) 0.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Brazil (%) 5.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Brunei (%) -10.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (%) 8.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Cambodia (%) 12.9 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Canada (%) 3.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1961 - Mar 2022
Chile (%) 5.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
China (%) 2.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Colombia (%) 6.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Croatia (%) 6.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (%) -62.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (%) 3.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Denmark (%) 5.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Ecuador (%) 0.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Egypt (%) 0.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Estonia (%) -1.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 0.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Finland (%) 1.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
France (%) 1.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) 12.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
Germany (%) 4.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
Ghana (%) 1.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Greece (%) 5.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 40.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Hungary (%) -1.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Iceland (%) -3.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
India (%) 2.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (%) 1.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Iran (%) 0.1 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Ireland (%) 0.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Israel (%) 3.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Italy (%) 2.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1988 - Mar 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 1.2 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Japan (%) 1.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Jordan (%) 3.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Mar 2022
Kazakhstan (%) 4.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
Kenya (%) 0.5 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
South Korea (%) 1.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Kosovo (%) 8.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Kuwait (%) -1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) -1.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Laos (%) 5.6 2021 yearly 1988 - 2021
Latvia (%) 4.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Lebanon (%) 4.5 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 6.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Luxembourg (%) -137.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Macau SAR, China (%) -27.8 2020 yearly 1982 - 2020
North Macedonia (%) 17.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 0.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Malaysia (%) 2.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Malta (%) 24.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) 83.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Mexico (%) 5.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Moldova (%) 6.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (%) 20.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 16.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 1.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (%) 33.6 2021 yearly 1986 - 2021
Nepal (%) 0.5 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Netherlands (%) 2.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (%) 2.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (%) -0.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Norway (%) 1.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Oman (%) 3.9 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 0.5 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 2.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Panama (%) 3.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Paraguay (%) 1.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Peru (%) 10.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Philippines (%) 2.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Poland (%) 11.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Portugal (%) 2.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Qatar (%) -2.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Romania (%) 6.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Russia (%) -3.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Saudi Arabia (%) 0.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Serbia (%) 4.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2022
Singapore (%) 26.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Slovakia (%) 5.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Slovenia (%) 6.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
South Africa (%) 1.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2021
Spain (%) 3.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 0.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Sudan (%) 1.0 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Sweden (%) 3.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1982 - Mar 2022
Switzerland (%) 6.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Syria (%) 1.2 2011 yearly 1990 - 2011

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.1 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2021
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 1,574.093 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 4,671.953 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 16.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 190,847.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 64.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (COP bn) 571,821.857 2027 yearly 1982 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (COP bn) 980,686.993 2027 yearly 1996 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (COP bn) 551,613.754 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Central Government: Expenditure (COP bn) 38,676.526 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2021
Central Government: Revenue (COP bn) 13,359.597 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2021
Tax Collection: Internal: Income Tax (COP mn) 11,936,443.864 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Tax Collection: Total (COP mn) 18,325,737.521 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Tax Collection: Internal: VAT (COP mn) 1,239,794.133 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Tax Collection: Internal: Petrol & Diesel Fuel Tax (COP mn) 176,128.983 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2022
Central Government Debt: Medium and Long Term (COP bn) 700,925.090 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2021
Central Government Debt: Medium and Long Term: External (COP bn) 274,313.485 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Central Government Debt: Medium and Long Term: Internal (COP bn) 426,138.650 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.411 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -2,251.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 1958 - May 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 5,547.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1970 - Jun 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 74.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1971 - Jun 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 56,092.607 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 269,956.916 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 38,225.759 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 6,804.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 55.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - May 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,753,438.593 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,322,031.248 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 1,345.769 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 2,025.323 May 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - May 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 90.462 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,359.976 May 2022 monthly Jun 1988 - May 2022
Terms of Trade Index (2000=100) 163.044 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 1,080.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -5,366.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -6.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 5,186.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 6.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 800.423 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -391.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 1,191.490 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 174,313.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 54.6 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 26,862.0 Apr 2022 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 7.8 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -17.933 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -170,125.503 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account (USD mn) -4,717.848 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn) -3,558.324 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) -1,499.498 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Errors and Omissions (USD mn) 648.902 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods: Credit (USD mn) 13,760.639 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Goods: Debit (USD mn) 17,318.962 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services: Credit (USD mn) 2,657.687 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Current Account: Goods & Services: Services: Debit (USD mn) 4,157.185 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
BoP: BPM6: Financial Account: Other Investment (USD mn) -2,561.420 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2018
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 403,653.744 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 233,528.241 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
International Investment Position (IIP) (USD mn) -170,125.503 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Total: Long Term (USD mn) 149,042.503 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Public Sector: Total (USD mn) 101,556.941 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
FDI: Wholesale & Retail Trade, Hotels & Restaurants (USD mn) 229.989 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
FDI: Manufacturing (USD mn) 368.095 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
FDI: Petroleum (USD mn) 686.287 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD mn) 5,186.336 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
FDI: Transport, Storage & Communications (USD mn) -220.707 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.8 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Apr 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 36.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 46,999.269 May 2022 monthly Jan 1984 - May 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 161,476.680 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1979 - Jun 2022
M2 Growth (%) 13.6 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1980 - Jun 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 8.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 2008 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 52,292.8 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 16.436 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 272.600 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 179,982.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Apr 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 14.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2022
Credit to Households (USD bn) 88.920 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Dec 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 185.400 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Dec 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 71,061.1 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Apr 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 150,282.982 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Apr 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 14.18 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 1996 - Apr 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 51.16 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: M3 (COP bn) 703,914.741 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Apr 2022
Net International Reserves: Gross (USD mn) 57,170.909 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1960 - Jun 2022
Net International Reserves: Gross: Gold (USD mn) 272.600 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Jun 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 17.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - May 2022

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