In April 2013, the National Customs Authority (ANA) could have the figure of an Authorized Economic Operator (AEO), which is promoted by the World Customs Organization (WCO) to facilitate international trade.
Panamanian companies interested in becoming certified by the OAS must meet certain requirements and ANA will make a web survey of each company for a self-assessment to verify if meets the program, said Jorge Carney, deputy director of Logistics of the ANA. “It’s a [...]
In the elections in the Colon Free Zone Users’ Association (AU) Surse Pierpoint, Manager of Colon Import & Export Company was elected as the new President for the period 2012-2013.
He is accompanied by the 1st Vice President, Luis G. Gomez of Giraldo & Associates and the 2nd Vice President, Victor Valdivieso, CEO of Supro Mundial, SA.
The AU thanked businessmen and executives of the AU for supporting the act and the consensus to strengthen [...]
The Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP) officially announced EXPOCOMER 2013, to be held from April17 to 20, 2013 at the Atlapa Convention Center.
“EXPOCOMER is more than a fair of the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama, it is a national event. The commercial activity around the show provides impacts directly and indirectly to the formal and informal economy in many directions,” said Irvin Halman, President of the CCIAP.
The Japan-based shipping company Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has opened offices in the Peruvian capital Lima, to consolidate its presence in the country.
The country was chosen because it shows more stable growth than other South American nations. With the new subsidiary, MOL will consolidate its business structure and further expand north-south containership routes to further improve customer services, according to a press release from the company.
Operations began with a total base of 19 [...]