C & W and the Government of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas worked together to complete the statutory audit, contract terms and obtain the necessary permits and other regulatory approvals in order to complete the transaction by the first quarter of 2011.
In the first half of the year exports to markets in the Bahamas, Taiwan, El Salvador and Hong Kong totaled 2,556 tons .
Euclides Diaz, executive secretary of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association (Anagan), noted that one of the factors contributing to the export growth is the weakening of the dollar against other currencies.
The audit carried out by the International Maritime Organization evaluates the procedures and steps carried out for the registration and inspection of ships as well as regulations that are applied to the various ports in the country.
Panama is currently the leader in flagging ships worldwide and had, on October, 31, 2008, 8,159 ships sailing international waters under the Panama flag. It is followed by Liberia, with 2,312 ships, then by Bahamas with 486 ships.
It is not only the ports on the South and East Coast of the U S that have to make provisions for the expansion of the Panama Canal.
Ports in the Caribbean and Latin America will also have a before and after the expansion of the Canal.
Post-Panamax ships require more depth in the access channels to ports and their docks, and this means adjustments to infrastructure need to be made early enough in order to stay in the market as shipping destination, after the inauguration of the new Canal in 2014.
Five pharmaceutical laboratories set up the Affluentes consortium to export to three countries in the Caribbean Community starting next year.
Affluentes, S.A. de C.V. is comprised of HealthCo, Paill, Gamma, Teramed and Pazepharm Laboratories. Some of these laboratories already export to Central America, USA, Dominican Republic, Panama and Belize but anticipate good business opportunities in the Caribbean and South America.
"In this edition the quality of buyers greatly improved . The vast majority of those who are here are really interested in doing business. "
The 23rd edition of the Expocomer closed on Saturday having conducted $80 million worth of transactions and made an impact on the local economy of $35 million, $5 million more than in 2012. In addition, many of the entrepreneurs who attended the event were able to start negotiations which they expect to close in the next few months.
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