Summary of the Event “Consultation with Colombian food sector expert – how to do business in Colombia”

2023-09-20 09:50
On Monday 14 February 2022, the BCCI International and Foreign Economic Cabinet organised a webinar for businesses in the agricultural and food processing sectors that are interested in Latin American and Colombian market access opportunities.

This event is part of a larger series of events aimed at familiarising Budapest-based economic operators with the opportunities and procedures for a successful market entry in Latin America.

The speaker, Harold Pinilla, who is the CEO of PUJA GRUPAL, has more than 10 years of experience in business development, mainly in the following industries: agriculture, food industry, tourism, human and veterinary medicine. PUJA GRUPAL provides a wide range of consultancy services (in the fields of logistics, finance, administration, tax, etc.) to international companies wishing to enter the Colombian market.

During the demonstration of the Colombian market, Harold Pinilla talked about 5 main topics:

  • Statistics, market opportunities (2020 data)
  • Supply chain
  • Authorisation and licensing
  • Taxation
  • Other subsidies

The speaker then presented the process and possibilities of setting up a company.

The presentation was followed by the opportunity for participating businesses to briefly introduce themselves to the speakers.