Panama ready for economic summit

More than twenty ministers of foreign affairs from 13 countries in the Americas have confirmed that they will attend the meeting in Panama next week.

Monday, December 8, 2008

The meeting, called "The Road to prosperity in the Americas," will be head by the US Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, and will be held at a beach hotel close to the Panamanian capital, according to a release from the Panama Foreign Affairs Ministry.

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VII Competitiveness Forum of the Americas

May 2013

From 2 to 4 October the VII Forum on Competitiveness in the Americas will be held in Panama, where the hemisphere's leading authorities in the field of economy, trade and industry will gather together.

From a press release issued by the Presidency of Honduras:

Panama will host the VII Competitiveness Forum of the Americas, which brings together representatives that make up the Inter-American Competitiveness Network and the hemisphere's leading authorities in the field of economy, trade and industry, to be held in the month of October.

VI China - LA and the Caribbean (LAC) Business Summit

August 2012

Costa Rica will host the sixth China - Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Business Summit, to be held in October 2013.

The summit organized by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB) seeks to strengthen trade relations between the two regions.

Panama to Host Seventh Summit of the Americas in 2015

June 2012

The country will host the next continental summit in 2015, a good business opportunity for tourism and hospitality.

The hemisphere's foreign ministers, meeting in the XLII General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS), today (Tuesday 5 June) elected Panama to host the Seventh Summit of the Americas, to be held in 2015, reported the organization in a press release.

More trade to compensate for crisis

December 2008

More opening of trade, in all productive sectors, is the main recommendation coming out of the meeting of Foreign Ministers in Panama.

They agreed on four points: to increase opportunities for citizens and small businessmen to participate in commercial achievements, to expand regional trade, to expand cooperation and to promote environmental policies.

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