Colombia received the fourth largest amount of forign direct investment in Latin America in 2011, according to a UN report.
Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2011, by the UN´s Economic Commission on Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), states that in 2011 Colombia received $13.2 billion, behind Brazil, Mexico and Chile.
Last year Brazil, Mexico and Chile received $66.6 billion, $19.4 billion and $17.3 billion in FDI respectively. Peru is in fifth position of FDI flows with $7.7 billion.
The Latin America and Caribbean region received $153.4 billion in total, which represents 10% of total global flows of FDI. This figure is up by $32.6 billion on last year’s amount of $120.8 billion in FDI.