Construction: Business Roundtable with Colombia

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

Monday, July 27, 2015

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."

Laestrella.com.pa reports that "... Maria Claudia Lacouture, president of ProColombia, organizer of the business conference, spoke about what the event offers for buyers. "Colombia is already one of the leading suppliers of building materials for Central America, capable of supplying 99% of the products that are required in any civil work. '"

"... Colombia is one of the leading suppliers of construction materials in the region, especially in sectors such as manufacturing, iron and steel, electrical appliances, ceramics, clay and stone, extracts, dyes, paints, aluminum and tools. In 2014, it exported to Panama $86 million in building materials. "



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Business leaders from all over Central America are preparing to take part in the Canton Fair, Asia's leading trade event.

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