Monday, March 27, 2023

Which countries are preferred by Colombian emigrants?

Recently, Colombians have begun to consider the opportunity to emigrate to other countries in search of improved economic, social or educational conditions; now for the country inflation, suspicions and the lack of opportunities for work or training made the possibility of seeking a better future in other latitudes more and more common.

Given this scenario, the figures prepared by Migración Colombia confirm this trend, as the tables indicate u*n 540,000 Colombians left the country by 2022, figure that you contracted with 2021, when only 200,000 people decided to look for a better life option.

Colombians leave the country to study or improve their jobs and economic conditions. – Photo: Getty Images / Kathrin Ziegler

These data do not confirm how many travelers have made the decision not to return, but it is clear from the high flow of Colombians who risk leaving the country in order to try new opportunities to change conditions.

In this regard, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs indicated that there are four preferred destinations for Colombians seeking to live in other countries.

The United States appears first, followed by Spain, Australia, and Canada; in countries where it seems to offer a good job and a better financial reward to those who decide to take the risk.

Another number of popular destinations have opted for that Mexico, Argentina or Chile, countries where the language is not a barrier and where the Colombian currency manages to be a little competitive.

Colombians abroad will be able to contribute to the pension in the country

The Constitutional Court of Colombia gave the green light to the “Ibero-American Multilateral Agreement on Social Security (CMISS)” it allows Colombians who have worked abroad to contribute to the accumulation of time to access old age, disability and pensions of common origin.

This message was released by the Ministry of Labor, which is certain that it received this concept from the Supreme Court of Law 2103 on July 15, 2021, which benefits many citizens who have migrated to the 15 countries that are part of this agreement.

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Europe and America are the preferred continents for Colombians looking to leave the country. – Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The Minister of Labor, Gloria Inés Ramírez showed that this step translates into new tools so that all those Colombians who live in other countries can think about retirement in their country of origin and carry it out. Contributions that support increase the flow of capital in pension systems, private or public, and thus strengthen old-age protection.

“We welcome this decision of the Constitutional Court, which will allow formal procedures to be carried out before the technical organization of the Ibero-American Social Security (OISS), so that the application of the agreement can begin on the 15th. the countries that are part of it,” said this official.

What does this new convention entail?

• Guarantee equal treatment for Ibero-American workers of any nationality when they work in a country other than their own.

Totalisation allows for a period of pension contributionheirs in different countries on the part of the agreement; guaranteeing the preservation of rights at the time of acquisition.

About Pensions And Pensions

Pension and pensions – Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto

• Preservation of the rights sought by not losing the benefits of moving to another country will place it in safety.

It allows the application of the most appropriate provisions making in the event that there is a bilateral agreement.

• Establishes administrative and technical cooperation between administrative institutions to facilitate the application of the rights of beneficiaries.

The laws of the world do not moderate; coordinated to avoid the loss of tax rights.

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