Added to the factors already deteriorating competitiveness in the export sector are increased thefts of merchandise on the country's roads and infiltration of drug trafficking in exports.
The National Chamber of Cargo Carriers (Canatrac) reports that attacks on trucks on roads in the country have increased since 2012.They state "... on average 12 assaults used to be committed per year, however the figure has risen to 20 in recent years'."
Regional health authorities reported that 100% of potato production in Honduras is affected by a plague known as "Paratrioza."
According to Guillermo Cruz, representative of the International Regional Organization, the lower production caused by the plague increases prices, adding that "what little is left is extremely expensive."
The "yellow dragon" plague, which has already created havoc throughout the world, could affect 6,000 hectares of orange farms in Panama.
The insect of the plague was detected in Florida, U.S.A. and has already arrived in Belize. The threat of the plague, which could affect more than 1,000 Panamanian producers, caused the Department of Farm Development (MIDA) to declare a phytosanitary emergency. The director of vegetable health at MIDA, Ariel Espino, told Laestrella.com.pa that "they have closed the borders to incoming plants processed from the U.S., mainly from Florida, in addition to those from Brazil and the Caribbean islands where the insect has also wreaked havoc."
4 & 3pl Panama, Inc. We offer logistic solutions in terms of operational costs and velocity.
* Customs Transactions
* Physical Distribution Logistic
Operates in Panama and Panama
Phone: ((507)) 6679 1086
SGL Panama specialize in logistics, distribution, warehousing, transportation, shipping and logistics for equipment, heavy machinery, recreational vehicles and construction materials.
Operates in Panama
Phone: (507) 836 5653 - (305) 392 5766