Infrastructure and Connectivity

Valle del Cauca is a multimodal region in Colombia with a port, freeways and international airport. Buenaventura Port is the most important on the Pacific Ocean, has the largest port area of the country, moves 42% of national container cargo and has direct connection with 360 ports and indirect connection with 920 ports around the globe. In addition, is the closest to the country’s capital, the most cost-efficient to assist 65% of the inner market and has 5 port terminals, one of which is European investment and another one is Asian investment. The port allows easy access to the market of the Pacific Rim, 13 countries in America, 17 Asian countries and 19 South Pacific countries. 

The region has level one freeways to access the internal market. Palmira's airport, that serves Cali, is the second most important of Colombia, with permanent international connection and 78 weekly flights to international destinations and more than 40 daily flights to Bogotá (a 35 minutes flight).

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There are six functional Free Trade Zones, representing 77% of total exports of permanent free trade zones in the Country; two of them are located in Palmira, near the International Airport -Palmaseca Free Trade Zone and Pacific Free Trade Zone-; another one in Buenaventura -CELPA Free Trade Zone-; two more at the south border line of the department -Parque Sur Free Trade Zone and Cauca Free Trade Zone- and CLIP, the Industrial Logistics Center of the Pacific (free trade zone and logistics center), located in Yotoco. Furthermore, there is a Free Trade Zone in Cali -Zonamerica specialized in the service sector. The region has more than 40 Industrial Parks and, the largest Industrial complex in the Country located in the Cali – Yumbo area.

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Address: Calle 3 No. 9 - 08 Cali, Colombia
Phone: +57 (2) 893 7882

Why to Invest

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    Economic Overview
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    Geostrategic Location
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    Business Network
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    Infrastructure and Connectivity
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    Human Talent
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    Competitive Costs
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    Quality of Life

Business & Investment Guide

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    Valle del Cauca's Business & Investment Guide

Landline: +57 (2) 8937882.
Address: Calle 3 No. 9 - 08 Cali, Colombia

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