Better Connectivity for Business with Asia

Through an online platform, Panamanian cargo agents and exporters will be able to communicate directly with their counterparts in Southeast Asian nations.

Friday, October 20, 2017

The agreement signed between the Association of Freight Agents in Panama (APAC) and representatives from HIVE, the Highly Interconnected and Vibrant e-Trade platform will connect the former with cargo agents from countries in the Association of Southeast Asia (ASEAN) and throughout Asia.

Representatives of the Panamanian guild told Prensa.com that "... this connectivity will improve efficiency in transactions and commercial operations in both regions."

"With the APAC's entry to HIVE, the total number of customs nodes connected by this platform worldwide will increase to 21".



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