Colombia Interested in Panamanian Logistics

Colombia’s Commerce vice minister remarked that his country is interested in Panama’s logistic potential.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

He visited the country, and toured the Colon Free Zone, analyzing the competitive advantages of operating from Panama.

"By the end of the encounter, the Panamanian Government announced they signed a framework document for negotiating a Free Trade Agreement", reported Laestrella.com.pa.



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Consortia Interested in Baru

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