The group Tuskon Evrensel, the largest in Turkey, increased the number of spaces used by its companies to exhibit at the largest trade show in Panama from 8 in 2013 to 42 in 2014 .
Capital.com.pa reports that "... For the second consecutive year, a group of Turkish businessmen from TUSKON Evrensel, the largest in the country, participated in the exhibition with 26 companies in the 32nd version of the Expocomer Fair, a regional trade window which this year brought together more than 500 companies from all over Latin America."
Both countries will analyze if it’s feasible to sign a Free Trade Agreement.
Abdullah Gül, Turkish Prime Minister, became interested in the Association Agreement being negotiated between Costa Rica and the European Union. Turkey is currently in the process of joining the European block.
The union of exporters and the Turkish government are proposing setting up a business center in Panama that will function as a platform for trade with the rest of the region.
The aim of the Turkish Exporters Assembly is to explore business opportunities in the region, using Panama as a central point and from there to presenting its exports not only to Central America but also to South American countries.
The opening of the Turkish Embassy in Costa Rica and the setting up of a commercial office in Ankara in Turkey will help boost trade between the two economies.
The Turkish government's interest in this region has been confirmed with the announcement by Turkish Airlines of flights between Panama and Turkey which will start on May 4th. There will be three weekly frequencies which will stop in Bogota.
Negotiations have begun between the foreign trade authorities and Panamanian exporters with interested Turkish companies.
The date for sending the first container of the fruit as evidence has not yet been defined.
"The variety grown throughout the year in the canal country is the MD-2, also known as golden sweet or supersweet. Its main features are a gold coloured skin, extra sweet flavor, being high in vitamin C and low acidity", published Laestrella.com.pa
The Central American country is negotiating agreements with Qatar, Turkey and China and has plans for another with Holland.
The adoption of these agreements would favor TACA (through Lacsa, registered as a national flag carrier), whose aircraft would be able to fly to these countries without restrictions regarding passengers or frequencies. For now, there are no flights to these countries.
Companies from all sectors are invited to participate in the business meeting to be held in Ankara on December 18.
The meeting between Turkish and Guatemalans businessmen will be held in the framework of the signing of the Reciprocal Investment Promotion, scheduled for that date, according to the Guatemalan government.
The Turkish airline will fly on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays from Istanbul to Bogota, and from there to Panama, and from Panama direct to Istanbul.
Referring to Wednesday, May 4, an article on Critica.com.pa reported that this Wednesday "... the national airline of Turkey based in Istanbul, today inaugurated a route between Istanbul and Panama, making the Central American country its 14th destination within its expansion project in America. "
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