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Colombia vote worries oil, mining investors

Reuters  |  BOGOTA 

By Julia Symmes CobbBOGOTA (Reuters) - Investors in Colombia's oil and mining sectors have much at stake in Sunday's presidential race with the frontrunner pledging business-friendly measures to revive production while his leftist rival wants to end reliance on petroleum and coal, the country's top exports. Leftist candidate Gustavo Petro, a former member of the M-19 guerrilla group, has promised to overhaul state-run oil firm Ecopetrol SA , the South American nation's biggest company, to refocus it on renewable energy. Ecopetrol is responsible for about 60 percent of Colombia's ...

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 00:53 IST
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