Panama issues 2009 schedule for international fairs

The program from the Ministry of Trade has 11 fairs and 2 trade missions scheduled from March to October 2009.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

The fairs will held in countries such as Japan, Germany, Spain, the United States, Belgium, Canada, Taiwan, and others.

Participants only have to pay for their travel and personal expenses, since the Ministry of Trade will cover the cost of the booths that the companies will use at the exhibition and for the transport of sample products.

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Missions to Trade Shows Canceled

April 2012

Disinterest and a change of plans by organizers has forced Salvadoran authorities to cancel their participation in two events.

The Investment Promotion Agency (Proesa) of El Salvador had to cancel participation in two fairs planned for April.

Those are, OutSource2LAC, scheduled for 12th and 13th of this month, the date was changed by the organizers themselves, said Giovanni Berti, director of the agency.

Panama to Participate in 21 Fairs in 2012

January 2012

The country will participate in 21 international fairs specializing in agricultural products, logistics, food, handicrafts and more.

As of October 2011 the value of contracts signed at fairs amounted to $660 million, $34 million more than in the same period in 2010.

Irma Vanessa Chong, general manager of Commercial Missions of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MITI), noted that new destinations have been identified for Panamanian exports (the Nordic countries, Russia, Japan).

Third Chinese Exhibition in Guatemala

September 2011

At the exhibition of Chinese products, sponsored by the Ministry of Economy and local business chambers, 50 commercial firms will be involved, promoting industry and services in China.

The Third Exhibition of the Republic of China, will take place in Guatemala City from 22 to 25 September.

Nicaragua Increases Participation in Trade Fairs

October 2010

The country plans to increase by 42% its participation in foreign trade fairs for 2011.

Roberto Brenes, general manager of the Center for Exports and Investment in Nicaragua, said they will have cooperation from the Enterprise and Employment Program of USAID.

The manager told El Nuevo Diario, "This year we went to seven trade fairs, but next year we will add three more, which will make 10 fairs or more for the year, adding new markets (besides Central America, United States Europe) in Venezuela and Ecuador."

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