New Zealand opens trade office in ColombiaStaff writer ▼ | May 23, 2016
The New Zealand government has opened a trade office in the Colombian capital of Bogota as it seeks to drum up business with the Latin American country.
Working together Building links with businesses in Colombia
"The country has a strong economy and a strategically important location between Central and South America. Thus, having a New Zealand presence on the ground will help New Zealand businesses to be more effective in building links with businesses in Colombia," said McClay.
"Currently, Colombia is New Zealand's sixth largest export market in South America."
McClay is also holding bilateral meetings with new Colombian Trade Minister Maria Claudia Lacouture and Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Patti Londono Jamarillo. ■