Economic Monitoring Indicator (ISE) improves, but still negative (-3.48)

After negative results in January 2021, due to new restrictions to contain the second wave of covid-19 infections, the Colombian economy improved in February. Yet, figures are still negative. According to the DANE's Economic Monitoring Indicator (ISE) the gross domestic product (GDP) may have decreased by -3.48 percentage points in February. Among all sectors of the economy, the primary sector decreased by -1.10 percentage points compared to last year.

47 new air routes in Colombia

Since the National Government resumed air traffic operations in September 2020, the National Civil Aeronautics agency has approved 32 international and 15 local routes for passenger transport. Most of the new international routes are for Central and North American destinations. Within Colombia, Cartagena and Santa Marta register the highest increase in new services.

Weekly energy demand grows 14%

In the week of April 3 to 9, 2021, energy demand rose by 14% compared to the same month last year, reported The Ministry of Mines and Energy of Colombia. Compared to the previous week, energy demand also increased by 2.2% to 198.2GWh per day on average.