Multinational Fukurawa Opens in Panama

The company, with presence in 85 countries, announced it will open a branch in Panama City.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Fukurawa was founded in Japan in 1875, specializing in creation of electronic materials and chemicals, real estate, fuel, machinery and metals. reports, “Minister Roberto Henriquez said the decision made by the Furukawa Company Ltd., to open offices in Panama, is in line with many other multinational companies which have recognized that in order to serve their markets in the Americas the connectivity, commercial facilities, social stability and the good economic policies provided by Panama, are hardly matched by other countries.”

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Trade Growth in Panama

August 2012

As a result of the economic dynamism, there is a constant arrival or creation of companies offering products and services to the Panamanian market.

La Chorrera, Arraiján, San Miguelito and Panama City are the areas where announcement of start of operations are being made, the basic procedure for starting a business.

135 Firms Now in Panama Pacific

July 2012

The amount of investment by companies that have begun operations in the former Howard military base, now Panama Pacific, is estimated at about $300 million.

An average of four companies per month are registering to operate in the area. The latest companies to arrive are BASF Panama, Kio Networks y Telered S.A.

Less Paperwork to Start a Business in El Salvador

April 2012

The Government of El Salvador has announced an initiative called "" which from next May will reduced from five to one the number of forms required for filing and commencement of operations of a company.

A press release from the Ministry of Economy of El Salvador reads:

20,638 New Companies in Panama

June 2009

Most of the companies that were registered through the Panamá Emprende system are in the services and retail sectors.

During the last 12 months, 67.7% of the new companies were established in the capitol, 10.6% in Chiriqui, and 21.6% were from throughout the rest of the provinces.

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