The agricultural sector is demanding a law that grants tax benefits and allows the use of leasing of machinery and equipment to improve competitiveness.
Instead of buying equipment and financing it with a bank, the agriculture sector is calling for a law to be approved to regulate and encourage the use of leasing, as a way to improve productivity by renting equipment and not borrowing to acquire it.
A project by the Chamber of Construction proposes the creation of a residential lease that would allow home purchases without payment of a deposit.
"Currently the project is in the hands of the Ministry of Housing so that they can review and assess it and it is also being studied by a committee in the Chamber of Construction which includes the financial sector," noted an article in Elfinancierocr.com.
‘Metro Bus Panama’, one of the consortiums bidding for designing and operating the project, has proposed a “bus leasing system”.
On May 26, three consortiums submitted their proposals for ‘Metro Bus’, a public transportation system. The bid by ‘Grupo Express’ was priced at $275 million, the one by ‘Transporte Masivo de Panamá’ at $269 million, and ‘Metro Bus Panama’ presented the lowest priced one at $30 million.
The companies combine to offer a program of rentals and financing for Information Technology in Central America.
Hewlett-Packard and CSI Leasing of Central America’s program will offer to the private sectors of Central America and the Dominican Republic, excluding Nicaragua, access to leading edge technology. According to the website Revistaitnow.com, “The program also includes support with obsolete assets that are no longer being used, with a series of services that range from responsible disposal of confidential information remaining on equipment with expired life cycles to the possible buyback of them with the goal of substituting them with the latest on the market.”
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