What to expect in the first 100 days of Gustavo Petro’s government
Updated: Aug 16
Gustavo Petro’s historic election in Colombia arose from the Colombian people’s restlessness with the state of affairs and their desire for change. In this Colombia Risk Analysis special report, we analyze the different relationships Petro will have in his first 100 days with the overall economy, including the financial sector and the labor market; the extractive sector, as it relates to the energy transition and climate change; the agricultural sector, concerning food security and land reform; the healthcare sector; technology and infrastructure; security and defense; and foreign policy.
The report will look ahead to see the viability of Petro’s various reforms, what they offer Colombia’s future, and if they are adept strategies to address Colombia’s growing needs. We analyze the implications of Petro’s first 100 days in office for the private sector and the risks and opportunities that arise for different sectors in the country. The report will provide insight into the political and economic landscape of Petro’s priorities and relationships, and how to adjust for medium-term planning.