BOGOTA Nelly Rodriguez found the answer to her chronic back pain just when she least expected it, in the middle of a coronavirus quarantine that had made her condition worse.
BOGOTA Colombia's government will collect 7.5 trillion pesos ($2.01 billion) more in taxes this year than previously predicted amid the coronavirus pandemic, due to improved efforts to combat evasion, the head of the tax and customs agency told Reuters on Thursday.
BOGOTA, July 30 Colombia's government will
collect 7.5 trillion pesos ($2.01 billion) more in taxes this
year than previously predicted amid the coronavirus pandemic,
due to improved efforts to combat evasion, the head of the tax
and customs agency told Reuters on Thursday.
BOGOTA Colombia's economy will have suffered the worst contraction in its history in the second quarter because of fall-out from a coronavirus quarantine, analysts said in Reuters poll on Thursday.
BOGOTA Analysts' Colombia inflation expectations for this year fell dramatically compared with last month amid much-reduced consumption because of the coronavirus pandemic, a Reuters survey showed on Thursday.
BOGOTA Colombia's economy contracted 20.06% in April versus the same month last year - its largest fall on record - as the country suffered the fallout of a national coronavirus lockdown, the government's statistics agency said on Thursday.
BOGOTA Colombia's financial market cringed last week when it learned the government was planning to order pension funds to transfer some $7.34 billion worth of contributions to the public retirement fund.
BOGOTA Colombia's government estimated national income could fall by 23.7 trillion pesos ($6.58 billion) this year, as the coronavirus lockdown and low oil prices batter the Andean country's economy.
BOGOTA Analyst expectations for Colombia's inflation in 2020 fell below the targeted figure for the first time in six years, due to lower demand as the coronavirus pandemic chokes the economy, according to a survey by Reuters.
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