$48 million in Building Materials Deals

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.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Organized by the export promotion agency Proexport Colombia, the business conference recently held in Panama gathered together 62 Colombian exporters and 73 Central American companies, with 80% of the Panamanian buyers.

From a statement issued by PROEXPORT:

Two days of business appointments at the Sheraton Hotel Panama City led to 61 Colombian exporters of building materials making U.S. $48.3 million worth of expected business deals in four Central American countries.

This was the result of the V Business Roundtable on Building Materials and Finishes held by Proexport Colombia with 74 buyers from Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador and Panama.



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July 2015

On August 12nd and 13rd the Sixth Business Roundtable on Construction Materials between South and Central America will take place in Panama City.

Colombian companies will be showcasing at the Megapolis Convention Center in Panama City their offers of "... construction materials, furniture and wood, metal, tools and appliances to local and international buyers."

Construction Roundtable with Colombia

April 2014

On May 7th-8th Colombian exporters of building materials and finishings will meet with companies in the region in Panama City.

The Foreign Trade Promotion Office of Colombia is organizing the V Business Roundtable on building materials and finishes, to be held in Panama City in the Ancon Salon of the Sheraton Hotel .

Building Materials Deals for $27 million

March 2013

Proexport gathered together 46 Colombian exporters and 59 Central American buyers in a business conference in Panama.

From the press release published by Proexport of Colombia:

The IV Business Roundtable on Building Materials in Panama, organized by Proexport, finished with business expectations of $27.4 million for the Colombian business sector, informed the president of Proexport, Maria Claudia Lacouture.

Colombian Trade Mission Visits Panama

April 2011

Colombian construction companies are hold negotiations with Panamanian importers.

Proexport Colombia director, Álvaro Gómez-Escalante, commented that 75% of the meeting are expected to be effective.

"Colombia sold $44 million of construction materials to Panama last year, which, according to the Proexport director, is evidence of a significant contribution by Colombian companies to Panama's development".

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