The central bank of Colombia left the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 4.25 percent on its August 30tb 2019 meeting, as widely expected. Policymakers unanimously voted to leave the rate unchanged for the 16th straight month. The annual inflation rate jumped to 3.79 percent in July from 3.43 percent in June to surpass market expectations of 3.71 percent and was a high since December 2017, mostly boosted by food prices.Policymakers project that other supply shocks could cause inflation to increase in the coming months, but it is expected to resume its convergence to the target range later. The Committee said that they will continue to monitor developments in the inflation rate, economic activity and balance of payments and take actions depending on new data. Interest Rate in Colombia averaged 8.72 percent from 1998 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 32 percent in May of 1998 and a record low of 3 percent in May of 2010.

Interest Rate in Colombia is expected to be 4.25 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Interest Rate in Colombia to stand at 4.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Colombia Interest Rate is projected to trend around 5.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-04-26 06:00 PM Interest Rate Decision 4.25% 4.25% 4.25% 4.25%
2019-06-21 10:00 PM Interest Rate Decision 4.25% 4.25% 4.25% 4.25%
2019-07-26 07:00 PM Interest Rate Decision 4.25% 4.25% 4.25% 4.25%
2019-08-30 10:30 PM Interest Rate Decision 4.25% 4.25% 4.25% 4.25%
2019-09-27 08:00 PM Interest Rate Decision 4.25% 4.25%
2019-10-31 07:00 PM Interest Rate Decision 4.25%
2019-11-22 07:00 PM Interest Rate Decision 4.25%


Colombia Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 4.25 4.25 32.00 3.00 percent [+]
Interbank Rate 4.25 4.25 13.50 2.94 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 62690.68 63239.18 64377.56 44.84 COP Billion [+]
Money Supply M1 113956.33 112126.05 116395.82 164.44 COP Billion [+]
Money Supply M3 520341.87 517206.25 520341.87 317.55 COP Billion [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 52993.64 52365.75 52993.64 -134.90 USD Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 4.70 6.00 37.23 3.66 percent [+]
Money Supply M2 476434.57 473851.68 476434.57 648.14 COP Billion [+]
Loans To Private Sector 89.78 89.57 1426.67 -2108.10 COP Billion [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 226615.00 222179.50 226615.00 17217.55 COP Billion [+]


Colombia Interest Rate

In Colombia, interest rate decisions are taken by The Central Bank of Colombia (The Banco de la República). The Banco de la República implements monetary policy by changing interest rates, which either provide or withdraw liquidity from the economy. The official interest rates are the intervention interest rates (Tasas). This page provides the latest reported value for - Colombia Interest Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Colombia Interest Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.25 4.25 32.00 3.00 1998 - 2019 percent Daily




Country Last Previous
Argentina 84.01 Sep/19
Turkey 16.50 Sep/19
Mexico 8.00 Aug/19
Russia 7.00 Sep/19
South Africa 6.50 Aug/19
Brazil 6.00 Aug/19
Indonesia 5.50 Aug/19
India 5.40 Aug/19
China 4.25 Sep/19
Saudi Arabia 2.75 Aug/19
United States 2.25 Aug/19
Canada 1.75 Sep/19
Singapore 1.74 Aug/19
South Korea 1.50 Aug/19
Australia 1.00 Sep/19
United Kingdom 0.75 Aug/19
Euro Area 0.00 Sep/19
France 0.00 Sep/19
Germany 0.00 Sep/19
Italy 0.00 Sep/19
Netherlands 0.00 Sep/19
Spain 0.00 Sep/19
Japan -0.10 Aug/19
Switzerland -0.75 Aug/19


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