PESCA, Colombia A intense scent hangs in the air at the 15-hectare La Chacra medicinal cannabis farm in central Colombia, where marijuana plants blossom in the warm closeness of its huge, heavily-secured greenhouse.
BOGOTA Colombia, the world's fourth-largest exporter of coal, faces a potential spending crunch in 2020 as royalties from the fuel decline amid a supply glut and slowing economic growth in China.
BOGOTA When Colombian businessman Christian Ulloa heard that former members of the FARC rebels had rejected a peace deal with the government and launched a new offensive, he could not help but feel alarm.
BOGOTA Expectations for Colombian inflation have risen amid persistent pressure on food prices and new concerns over the depreciation of the local peso currency, which is trading at record lows against the dollar, analysts in a Reuters poll said on Thursday.
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BOGOTA, Aug 12 Inflation in Colombia will end
the year at 3.6%, above the central bank's long-term target, but
eventual monetary policy decisions will help shrink it to 2.8%
by the close of 2020, bank chief Juan Jose Echavarria said on
BOGOTA When Colombia's central bank chief, Juan Jose Echavarria, was asked what kept him up at night with inflation low and economic growth rebounding, his answer brought a stinging rebuke from the government and stirred a debate about the solidity of the country's recovery.
BOGOTA Colombia's central bank board will hold the benchmark interest rate steady at its Friday meeting, in a bid to add more steam to the economy even as inflation expectations rise, analysts said in a Reuters survey on Wednesday.
BOGOTA, June 11 Colombia will keep its original
fiscal targets for this year and next, even though it was
permitted to relax them by the fiscal-rule committee due to the
strain on the economy from a flood of Venezuelan migrants into
the Andean nation, the finance minister told Reuters.