Panama Invites Bids for Designing 8 Public Marketplaces

The Cold Chain Secretary reported that in May 5th they will conduct a standardization meeting and on May 20th they will receive the proposals.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

After this, the government will put out to tender the construction of these public marketplaces, in 8 separate processes, one for each marketplace.

They will be installed in Panama City, Chorrera, David, Veraguas, Las Tablas, Chitré, Penonomé and Colón. Minister Jimmy Papdimitriu stated that “they will introduce economic dynamism to these areas, as well as job opportunities and quality products at good prices”.

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January 2012

As the final link in the Cold Chain, Mercapanamá may be used for agro-industrial processes for exports.

Acknowledging that the Food Market in Panama City does not have adequate infrastructure for marketing foods according to the best international standards, industry officials have decided to build a new center.

Panama Invites Bids For Cold Chain Markets

November 2010

In the month of December the first two Cold Chain markets will be put out to tender.

These first markets will be located in the provinces of Chiriqui and Panama. In Chiriqui it will be located in David and is expected to be ready by June 2012.

Fernando Duque, Secretary of Cadena de Frio, stated to, "...

Panama Awards Marketplaces Design Contract

July 2010

Spanish company Mercsa will study, design and provide technical assistance for the construction for 8 public marketplaces.

An important component of the Cold Chain Project, these marketplaces will be located in David, Colón, Santiago, Penonomé, Chitré, Las Tablas, Panamá and Chorrera.

Panama Pushes Back Marketplace Design Bidding

May 2010

Authorities decided to give companies more time to prepare their bids for designing 8 public marketplaces; bids are now due on June 4th.

Fernando Duque, Cold Chain secretary, explained that they extended the deadline as many companies had been unable to complete the certification procedures required in the rules.

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