WHY TO INVEST IN BARRANQUILLA?
Port Infrastructure
Barranquilla has a port infrastructure that consists of more than 20 port concessions and ten terminals in one, allowing the transport of all types of cargo to the rest of the country and the world. It also has a road infrastructure that connects it to the rest of the country and the Colombian Caribbean Coast through a network of main and secondary roads. It’s only an hour and a half away from Cartagena and Santa Marta and 16 hours away from the country's capital. Regarding air connectivity, the city has an International Airport which allows passenger and cargo transport to the rest of the country and various destinations in the Caribbean and the world.

The "National Logistic Policy" program and the Inter American Development Bank support the logistic development of the city jointly. There is an investment budget of $300 million in road, air, port, railway and river infrastructure.

The specific objectives of the program are the institutionalization of logistics nationally by:
- Strengthening the institutional framework and logistics information

- The impulse to intermodal transport and city logistics platforms and promoting Specialized Logistics Infrastructure (ILE).

- Improvements in monitoring and trade facilitation.

-The rise of logistics policies for sustainable loads, as alternatives for environmental sustainability and strategies to mitigate climate change.

- The establishment of a policy and regulation of transport services, including auto transport loads, which lead to modernization of the sector.

- According to the 2012 Logistics Performance Index prepared by the World Bank, Colombia rose 8 positions compared to 2010, going from position 72 to 64, (among 155 countries).
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