In the V Business Roundtable on Construction Materials and Finishes the value of contracts signed in Panama was $560,000 and this amount is expected to be doubled in the short term by deals yet to be finalised.
Organized by the export promotion agency ProexportColombia, the business conference recently held in Panama gathered together 62 Colombian exporters and 73 Central American companies, with 80% of the Panamanian buyers.
Social conflict, the political environment and a feeling of insecurity have lead to fewer companies registering while a growing number of established companies disappear.
An article in Prensalibre.com reports that "During the first 20 months of the current administration 8,134 companies have ceased operations, which means that 406 closed per month, and 13 closed per day, according to Companies Registry," while "in the same period, but under the government of Alvaro Colom, the number of companies cancelling registrations was 5,236, about nine a day."
Because of a lack of environmental impact studies and plans for adaptability and environmental suitability, authorities have ordered the closure of the asphalt processing plant property of Maribel SA.
Elsiglo.com reports that "Complaints made by families living in the surrounding neighborhoods led to the closure order for the asphalt processing plant that operates within the premises of the industrial complex located on the banks of the river Caimito, in Limon de La Chorrera, said Armando Peralta, regional director of the National Environmental Authority (ANAM) in Western Panama. "
Lack of security and high energy and logistical costs have caused the closure of 150 industrial companies in the past 5 years.
127 maquila operations have closed since 2005, firing 60.000 people. Pharmaceutics company Sanofi-Aventis sold its assets in Setember 2007, Avon did the same by the end of 2008, and more recently Kellog's announced its decision of closing its industrial operations in the country.
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As part of the Agritrade Platform, Guatemala will participate for the 27th time in PMA Fresh Summit, the most important international trade show and convention of fruits and vegetables in the United States, which will take place at Anaheim Convention Center, California from October 17th to 19th.