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Cuban Tobacco, Rum among Attractions at Trade Fair in Panama

Prensa Latina reports on the upcoming International Trade Fair Expocomer 2017. Cuban Tobacco, Rum among Attractions at Trade Fair in Panama <p><img src=”http://piwik.prensa-latina.cu/piwik.php?idsite=3″ style=”border:0″ alt=”” /></p> The presentation of the new purito Cohíba Short and the tasting of the best Cuban rums stands out today among Cuba”s main attractions at the upcoming International Trade Fair […]

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A New Industrial Law for Panama

A new bill, agreed between the government and the private sector, expands tax incentives granted to companies in the sector through the Certificate of Industrial Promotion. The text was drafted after the government and the private sector reached consensus on how to define tax incentives to which companies in the sector are entitled to. The project […]

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Panama Revisited: Wow!

Barney Brantingham of Independent News revists Panama after decades to find huge changes to the City.   When I first laid eyes on Panama City many decades ago, it was basically a sleepy, low-profile town. Its only claim to fame was the famed canal. Today, it’s the skyscraper boom town of the hemisphere, boasting a skyline of […]

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Complex Outlook for Panamanian Industry

In 2016 the GDP of the industrial sector shrank by almost 3%, affected by a 12% drop in sugar production and 11% in beverage production. In the last two years, the contribution of the industrial sector to the economy has shrunk by $80 million, according to estimates made by entrepreneurs who are members of the […]

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ABS Issues Approval in Principle for LNG-Fueled Bulker Design

International classification society ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) for the Seatransporter-DF, a dual-fuel design concept vessel developed by Algoship Designers Ltd. of Nassau, Bahamas. The design has the capability to accommodate multiple engine types as well as Type-C or membrane containment systems for LNG fuel. Algoship worked with CleanShips LLC, based in Stamford, […]

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Residential Project for $12 million in Panama

Nice project, one day I will do this. An Environmental Impact Study has been presented to build, in the district of Panama, a horizontal residential complex with 363 housing units in an area of 11  hectares. According to the identification system “Construction Projects in Central America”, complied by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData, the Environmental Impact […]

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What would it take to permit the Panama Canal in 2017?

MURRAY WALSH writes in Must Read Alaska about what it might take today to permit the Panama Canal. was with 49 Alaska Republicans transiting the Panama Canal in February aboard the 780-foot M/S Rotterdam. We enjoyed many great events together and at one dinner, a fellow diner who I knew was in the government-authorization-seeking business, asked a question: What […]

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Panama: Tax Exemptions for Forestry

The bill presented by the government includes exemption from income tax and property taxes and for transfers of companies engaged in reforestation activities. From a statement issued by from the National Assembly: Environment Minister, Mirei Endara, presented on Wednesday, to the plenary of the National Assembly, a draft law establishing an incentive program to restore […]

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Five myths about prices that destroy businesses

Believing that you can only sell more by having the lowest price or offering the best discounts is one of the myths about pricing that can cause companies to fail. Some practices used in setting prices which are still considered the most suitable by some, are actually are harmful to long-term management of the company. […]

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Nobody Wants to Build the Port in Corozal

None of the pre-qualified companies submitted bids in the tender for the concession of the design, construction and operation of a container port in West Corozal, Panama. From the Panama Canal Authority: The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) reports that Friday was the deadline set out in the request for proposals for the submission of bids […]

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