Circa 1917, Colombia reportedly produced 933 kgs annually, from the Quibdo district.
1918: 1 Troy Ounce platina (Colombian ore) = USD$ 105.
Citation: Colombia: a commercial and industrial handbook ; Dept. of Commerce, Purl Lord Bell, Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce
Wages for washers:
1919: Coffee-picker wages very high, $1.20 day.
Cartel trade, 50% Syrian, 50% Colombian