Panama: Home delivery of food decreases

Home delivery of food dropped 7% in 2008.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

PANAMA AMERICA reports on its website: "In Panama this market is dominated by Restaurants that sell pizza, sandwiches, fried chicken, and sushi.

On an average, a delivery costs a minimum of $6.50 and if it is less the client pays an additional charge of between $0.60 and $1.50."

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