Local Cargo Transport increases 50% in Panama

Even though the price of fuel has gone down in the last few month, the cost of internal shipping by container in Panama has gone up.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008


Yasmina De Hoyos, a customs agent, said that the cargo transporters used to charge between $220 and $250 to transport a container from any port in colon to Panama, but for a few months now they have been charging $350.

It is hoped that after the reduction in the price of fuel, the tendency in the next few months will reflect a significant reduction in the cost of local transport of containers for national importers and exporters, said the president of the Panama Maritime Chamber, Ruben Karamañites.

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