Colombia is the fifth largest country in South America with a stable democracy in the region, and one of the most business friendly countries in Latin America.
Colombia has enjoyed more than a decade of consistent economic growth due to the democratic security policy. In 2010, the nation's economy grew by 4.3%, among the highest rates in Latin America.
Since 2002, Colombia has focused on economic expansion, social stability, peace, increased government transparency, social welfare programs and violence prevention. These advancements and priorities are the markers of modern day Colombia.