Latin American Congress on Free Zones

From September 27 to 29 Costa Rica will be hosting an event which brings together representatives from companies and free zones in Latin America and other continents.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

The Association of Free Zones of the Americas will be holding the XX Conference on Free Zones of the Americas, a space which will bring together representatives from the most important countries and free zones in Latin America, to discuss and exchange experiences and knowledge.

It is also an opportunity to promote investment opportunities offered by the Latin American region in the free zone regime.

More information on the official site of AZFA.

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International Event for Free Zones

September 2018

From October 1 to 3, Guatemala will be hosting a Conference on Free Zones of the Americas, where topics such as the potential and benefits of companies in the sector will be discussed.

From a statement issued by the Association of Free Zones of the Americas:

More and More Free Zones in Nicaragua

February 2013

With a record $2.207 billion in exports last year in 2012, the nation aims to continue growing its free zone regime, both in terms of the number of companies and volume of exports.

Beyond having obtained these successful figures, the aim is to attract more businesses and diversify economic activities.

Promotion of Free Zones in Panama

July 2011

The Panamanian government has organized an event to promote and share experiences among free trade zones in the country.

In order to promote the national and international advances the country has made by implementing and using the free zone regime, the government has opened the first forum on the subject, called "The Present and Future of Free Zones."

Guatemala Hosts Conference on Free Zones

June 2011

The XV Latin American Conference on Free Zones will be held in Antigua Guatemala, from 26 to 28 October.

One of the points to be discussed at the conference is the new requirements for tax incentives required by the World Trade Organization (WTO), which need to be in place by 2015.