OPINION: Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos on the economics of peace

OPINION: Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos on the economics of peace

Colombia Comment & Opinion

Over the past decade, Colombia has been praised for attaining high economic growth and major socioeconomic achievements, while maintaining a stable and sensible macroeconomic framework. Between 2011 and 2015, its average economic growth was 1.3 percentage points higher than the average of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru (LAC-6). Moreover, its investment-to-GDP ratio peaked at 29.6% in 2015 — the highest ever recorded in the country’s history and also the highest among LAC-6

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