Panama Trade

Copa Airlines: A rich history of trade and Panama tourism

Copa Airlines: A rich history of trade and Panama tourism

Since its inception in 1947, Copa Airlines has been one of Panama's most important and successful businesses, and integral to both Panama tourism and trade. The airline has played a key role in Panama's development as a transportation hub and international business...

Shopping in Panama: An International Shopper’s Paradise

Shopping in Panama: An International Shopper’s Paradise

Shopping in Panama can be a unique, fun, and rewarding experience, especially if you enjoy top brands, convenience, and great value. The country's close proximity to the United States means that many international goods are available at great prices. Additionally, the...

Panama Trade: tariffs, regulations, and the Colon Free Trade Zone

Panama Trade: tariffs, regulations, and the Colon Free Trade Zone

Panama's trade policies are some of the most liberal in the world and have attracted many people and businesses to the country for years. Panama has a number of free trade zones, and its tariffs and regulations are relatively light. This makes Panama an attractive...

Panama: The International Transportation Hub of the Americas

Panama: The International Transportation Hub of the Americas

Panama is often called the "crossroads of the world" because of its unique central location in the Americas. The country is a major connector between North America, South America, and the Caribbean, making it an important hub for international trade and...

The Panama Canal: 100 years of progress and incredible engineering

The Panama Canal: 100 years of progress and incredible engineering

The word “Panama” typically brings to mind many things for those who live, work, and travel here. But to most of the world unfamiliar with the Central American nation, the first thing that comes to mind is almost always the Panama Canal. Heralded as one of the wonders...

Veraguas Highway Undergoing Major Upgrade

Veraguas Highway Undergoing Major Upgrade

Panama has been planning, and executing major national highway upgrades for quite some time now, in an attempt to modernize the interior’s infrastructure. Currently, there are eleven of these projects underway on a national level, with the largest being the “Corredor...

Panama’s Caribbean Coast: Beaches, beauty, and natural wonder

Panama’s Caribbean Coast: Beaches, beauty, and natural wonder

Panama’s Caribbean coast has a unique history. It’s the first coast the Spanish settled upon, a place rich in resources and pristine beaches, and hosts the northern mouth of the Panama Canal. For the past century or so, however, Panama’s Caribbean coast has largely...

Chinese-Belgian Consortium Wins Panama Cruise Terminal Contract

Chinese-Belgian Consortium Wins Panama Cruise Terminal Contract

After a long and arduous bidding process, a consortium formed from Belgium’s “Jan de Nula” and China’s “China Harbour Engineering Co.” won a $165 million contract to design and build a new cruise terminal in Panama. The terminal, which will be built at the Pacific...