Why invest in Manizales and Caldas?
The Caldas department offers an innovative ecosystem based on its people's talent, business vocation, and the wealth of its territory, which positions us as a region conducive to developing investment projects.
People in Caldas
People in Manizales
8th place in the Competitiveness Index
Recent dynamics of the Economy of Caldas 2006-2019 pr
BALANCE OF TRADE 2019
USD 847 million
71% are coffee and derivatives,
17% are manufacturing
This is the most diversified offer of the Colombian coffee growing axis
The main products are raw materials, consumer goods and capital goods (46 million).
The main products are coffee, refrigerators, confectionery, metal manufactures
5 REASONS WHY
Human talentCaldas has an active economic population of 466,116 people, equivalent to 46.8%. The total number of employed persons in Caldas 2019 was 141,911 people, and they represent 50.7% of the population. Thanks to the Manizales University System, each year around 500 people annually reach level B3 in English annually reach level
Caldas cuenta con una poblacion económica activa de 466.116 personas, equivalente al 46.8%.
El total de ocupados en Caldas 2019 fue de 141.911 personas, y representan el 50,7% de la poblacion.
Gracias al Sistema Universitario de Manizales cada año alrededor de 500 personas anuales alcanzan nivel B3 en ingles anuales alcanzan nivel