Regional Logistics: Key for Competitiveness
The homogenization of logistics processes in the isthmus under "a regional vision" would improve competitiveness and increase trade volumes.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Central America could improve its competitiveness and increase trade volumes with the unification of criteria for logistics processes under "a regional vision," said an expert from the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
From 18 to May 20 Latin American companies in logistics sector will be meeting in Honduras to discuss issues on regional trade and business opportunities in the supply chain.
Both governments announced that they have signed an agreement to unify customs in order to expedite the transport of vehicles and people, with effect from 1 June.
To become a global logistics center, Panama needs to efficiently integrate the various components involved in this sector.
Technical studies are to be carried out to determine the feasibility of building an intermodal 'dry canal' between Puerto Armuelles, in the Pacific, and a complementary port in Bocas del Toro, in the Atlantic.
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