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Initial correspondence with potential business partners should be in Spanish, as letters in English are more likely to be given lower priority.

More information on doing business in Colombia



  • Imports from Colombia A$62 million
  • Exports to Colombia A$39 million
  • Capital Bogotá
  • Official Language Spanish
  • Area 1,139,000 sq km
  • Population 47.1 million


Australia Future Unlimited Education Pavilions LatAm 2016
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Country information provided by DFAT

Country brief

A comprehensive overview of political, economic and bilateral and regional trade agreements.

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Trade and economic fact sheet

Containing general information, recent economic indicators, Australia’s trade and investment relationship with Colombia and their global merchandise trade relationship that is updated twice a year.

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The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Smartraveller site provides advice for business travellers and tourists going to Colombia. This is regularly updated and should be checked before planning travel.

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