Trade Mission from Colombia to Panama

From February 20th to 23rd a group of Colombian businessmen will be meeting with Panamanian companies to explore business opportunities.

Monday, January 23, 2017

The business meeting is being organized by the Colombian-Panamanian Chamber of Commerce, which aims to help "smooth things over" in the context of prevailing tension in trade relations between the two countries. 

"...  The Colombian-Panamanian Chamber of Commerce is organizing the activity together with the Chambers of Commerce of Bogota, Barranquilla, Cartagena and Manizales. Its president, Eduardo Cristo told Panamaamerica.com.pa that "... there is a meeting scheduled with the Minister of Trade and Industry, with the purpose of organizing a  'Panama Invest' activity in Colombia to publicize Panama's advantages, which has already generated interest."

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