Colombia Agribusiness Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Colombia Agribusiness Report

Colombia Agribusiness Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Colombia Agribusiness Report
Published Sep 24, 2016
92 pages — Published Sep 24, 2016
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A number of recent developments in Colombia bode well for the future of agribusiness in the country. First, the ongoing pacification of the country following decades of armed conflict will support palm oil and other cash crop production in the country. ...Second, the setup by the Colombian government of the new Plan Siembra (Planting Plan, ---------) will support planting of both grains and cash crops in the country. The plan intends to increase the area of productive agriculture by -mn ha to over -mn ha before ----, and to diversify agriculture, targeting specific commodities such as corn, soybean and rice, along with livestock, palm oil, some horticulture crops for export (avocados, mangos) and cacao. The government announced it will invest USD-.-bn over ---------. ...Among the commodities we do not cover, the horticulture and fruit sectors will also be buoyant in the coming years. They represent the largest agricultural exports after coffee in terms of value.

...Palm oil production growth to ----/--: --.- to -.-mn bags. The palm oil sector will continue to grow at a fast pace, as plantation expansion will be helped by the ongoing pacification of the country and the government s Plan Siembra. ...Coffee production growth to ----/--: --.- to --.-mn bags. Programmes to replace aging plantations and improve resistance to disease are starting to bear fruit and will support yields and lead to a pick-up in planted area in the coming years. The various FTAs signed over recent years with the US, Canada and the EU will provide Colombia with large export markets. ...---- consumer price index: -.- ; up from -.- in ----.

...BMI View: Colombia s agribusiness sector is being held back by a number of deep structural challenges including the lingering consequences of internal armed conflict, structural inefficiencies, low competitiveness and poor policy choices. As a result, area cultivated and yields have stagnated over the past decade. ...

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