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The Medellin-based national trade association for Colombia’s banana growers (“Asociacion de Bananeros de Colombia,” also known as “Augura”) announced March 2 that 2015 exports jumped 14% year-on-year (y-o-y), to 94 million 20-kilogram (kg) boxes.

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Medellin-based construction industry giants Conconcreto and Construcciones El Condor both reported March 1 that revenues and profits are soaring thanks to recent, current and future launches of giant construction projects including the “fourth generation” (4G) highways and related ocean freight ports.

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Medellin-based supermarket and retail chain Grupo Exito announced March 1 that its full-year 2015 consolidated revenues skyrocketed by 219% thanks to recent acquisitions in Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay, in addition to continuing growth in Colombia.

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Medellin-based ISA – principal operator of Colombia’s national electric power transmission grid and the “XM’ power trading network,  as well as operating toll-road concessions internationally – announced March 1 that its full-year 2015 net income rose 37.6% year-on-year (y-o-y) to COP701 trillion (US$219 million), an all-time record.

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Medellin-based Mineros SA – a 100% Colombian-owned pioneer in novel alluvial mining of gold – on March 1 announced that its net profits for full-year 2015 rose 60.3% year-on-year (y-o-y), to COP72.8 billion (US$22 million), despite a small reduction in total gold produced.

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