The Special Assets Society (SAE) will auction 15,759.00 grams of gold and silver from the demobilized FARC guerrilla as part of the 2016 Peace Agreement, and other 18,111.09 seized from other illegal bands. The Government expects to allocate the perceived revenues to public policies for the victims of the armed conflict.
The production of clean energy in Colombia, as a percentage of the total produced energy, increased from 72.6% in February 2021 to 81.57%, reported XM Compania de Expertos en Mercados, operator of the national interconnected system (SIN). In detail, clean power plants generated 159.51 GWh per day on average in March.
The statement came after the Central Bank had decided to keep interest rates at 1.75% last month. According to the Bank's governor, any further action on the local interest rate should consider macroeconomic variables in developed countries such as the United States. "Our economies are still very vulnerable to external shocks and, in particular, to abrupt changes in terms of trade and international financial conditions," Villar added.
Between December 2020 and January 2021, the private and public external debt increased by 1.35% to $ 156. 834 million. Compared to January 2020, it rose by 11.6%. However, as % of GDP, the external debt slightly decreased from 56.9% in December 2020 to 51% in January 2021.
In 2020, TV services providers revenue grew by 2.13% compared to 2019, reaching $ 3.26 billion. Costumers also increased by 2.2% to 131,000, reveiled The Communications Regulatory Commission (CRC. Claro is the company with the most costumers (45.17%), followed by UNE (21.5%), Directtv (17.32%), Movistar (8.7%), HV TV (2.6%) and ETB (2.3%).