The bureaucratic procedures and permits required by the Cuban government and some restrictions on the establishment of companies could represent obstacles for foreign businessmen interested in investing on the island.
Although in Cuba there exists sectors such as telecommunications and construction, which have high growth potential due to a backlog in investment, those who are knowledgeable about the real situation in Cuban say that it will be difficult to take advantage of these opportunities, at least for now.That is the perception of the former ambassador of Costa Rica in Cuba, Rodrigo Carreras, who in an interview with the newspaper Nacion.com, detailed the conditions of the economy of the island and the difficulties that could be faced by entrepreneurs interested in doing business there.
Panama will be the first country in Latin American to have a hotel by the U.S. chain Hard Rock International.
With an investment exceeding $250 million, the hotel will have 1499 hotel rooms on its 66 floors.
Jorge Loaiza, from Decameron, one of the companies developing the project said, "Among the innovations that the Hard Rock Hotel Panama Megapolis will have is a club bar on the 62nd floor, a store shop, and 796 rock star suites, which are exclusive to the Hard Rock. " published Padigital.com.pa on its web portal
Hard Rock Hotel Panama, a four-star condo-hotel development with 499 rooms, has received approval to start construction. It is expected to open in 2010.
The resort will integrate contemporary architecture and leading-edge amenities that include rooms accesible to the pool, a spa, and other conveniences.
Given the extreme shortage of hotel rooms in Panama, the time is ideal for the project, which will bring investment and jobs to the beaches of the Pacific coast.
The productive sectors which struck the greatest amount of business deals were agriculture, food and specialist industries.
From a statement issued by the Foreign Trade Promotion Office (Procomer):
San Jose, September 26, 2014. A total of $60 million in business deals is the result of the XVI edition of the Buyers Trade Mission - BTM, after more than 300 Costa Rican exporters held business meetings with over 200 buyers from 32 countries. This exceeds the amount reached in 2013, which was $58 million.
Costa Rica aims to become a regional center of operations for Chinese companies.
Costa Rica is the only Central American country to have diplomatic relations with Beijing, but that advantage could be lost soon. So, officials are pressing hard to persuade Chinese investors that Costa Rica is the ideal base for their Central and Latin American operations.
Central American banks were booming -- but close ties with the USA darken their future.
Central American was undergoing an interesting banking system evolution. Now the crisis has hit hard. Remittances have dropped and so has international business. More expensive capital halts investments in infrastructure and global liquidity restrictions will have a strong impact.
The massive and growing use of mobile devices is hitting businesses hard, generating great opportunity and great risks.
A report from RSA (The Security of Business Innovation Council), once again brings to the forefront the growth of mobile phone use in businesses for both internal management and to communicate with customers and consumers.
The company, with presence in 85 countries, announced it will open a branch in Panama City.
Fukurawa was founded in Japan in 1875, specializing in creation of electronic materials and chemicals, real estate, fuel, machinery and metals.
Laestrella.com.pa reports, “Minister Roberto Henriquez said the decision made by the Furukawa Company Ltd., to open offices in Panama, is in line with many other multinational companies which have recognized that in order to serve their markets in the Americas the connectivity, commercial facilities, social stability and the good economic policies provided by Panama, are hardly matched by other countries.”
Colombian and Spanish investors are analyzing the construction of a plant for $2 billion to produce ethanol for export, as well as supplying the local market.
Currently a company founded with Colombian Spanish capital is analyzing the possibility of producing ethanol using hard coal. The project, which would involve an investment of $2 billion, could be developed on 50 hectares located in the district of Parita, near the boundaries of the National Park Sarigua.
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