Expocomer Expects to Generate $150 Million in Business

The fair opened today with 600 booths where 900 companies from 25 countries are displaying their products and services, hoping to receive between 15 and 20 thousand visitors.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Despite the crisis, it is estimated that the fair will generate revenues of about $20 to $25 million for the Panamanian economy, surpassing even what was achieved in the 2008 edition.

As was detailed in the article in Pa.digital.com.pa, the president of the Panamanian Chamber of Commerce, José Ramón Varela, said: "The result of these transactions and business is given following a census where each participant is asked about the level of transactions expected during a period of two to twelve months. Varela explained that there are transactions that occur months after the show ends."

China with 55 booths and Brazil with 70 stand out among the exhibiting countries.

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Panama: 35 Countries to Attend Expocomer 2013

April 2013

Three more countries have joined the 32 who attended the event last year, the most noteworthy being China, India and Taiwan with larger pavilions.

Three countries more than in 2012 will participate in the Expocomer fair which has registered transactions totaling more than $100 million over the past three years. Continental China, India and Taiwan have the largest pavilions at the event.

Expocomer 2013 Announced in Panama

June 2012

The Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture has officially announced EXPOCOMER 2013, to be held from 17 to 20 April 2013 at the ATLAPA Convention Center.

A statement from the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP) reads:


More Than $100 Million in Business in Expocomer 2009

March 2009

According to preliminary figures, the 2009 Expocomer trade fair in Panama had transactions totaling more than $100 million.

The 2009 edition of the fair received 20,000 visitors, 7% more than the previous year which did $128.3 million in business.

According to the article published in laestrella.com.pa, "Organizers believe that they will reach a similar figure [$128 million].

Expocomer to Open Its Doors in Panama Tomorrow

March 2009

Expocomer 2009 will be held at the ATLAPA Convention Center until March 7. Twenty-seven countries and fourteen trade missions will participate.

Manuel Luna wrote in an article in Laestrella.com.pa: "This time the exhibition will focus on technology products and products related to the proposed Panama Canal expansion.

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