Colon Free Zone

Colón Free Zone manager takes part in “C3 Opina” forum

Gerente de la Zona Libre de Colon, Surse Pierpoint

The Colón chapter of the Panamanian Society of Engineers and Architects held the first “C3 Review Forum” to present the government with a plan to develop activities in the province under the government Mega project, “Urban Renewal-Human Integration.”

Engineer Flor Moreno, Director of the Colón Chapter, stated that the purpose of the forum is to call attention to the needs of the Colón community by creating a plan in line with its needs that will [...]

Japanese diplomats visit Colón Free Zone

De Izq. a Der.: Dr. Rubén D. Barnett T., economista; Omori Sonomi y Junichi Wada de la Embajada del Japón en Panamá y Surse Pierpoint, Gerente General de la Zona Libre de Colón

The Marketing Department of the Free Zone welcomed Dr. Rubén D. Barnett T., Omori Sonomi and Junichi Wada of the Japanese Embassy in Panama.

This delegation visited the Free Zone to view all commercial export and import activities, advantages, geographical position within the province and connection between ports of the countries of the region.

These representatives of the Embassy of Japan were received by the Manager of the Colón Free Zone, Surse Pierpoint, who said [...]

Colon Free Zone receives visit of Brazilian deputies

A Parliamentary Delegation from Brazil visited the Colón Free Zone to view the commercial import and export activities.

The Marketing Director of the zone, Denis Koo, explained to the delegation members the benefits, advantages, and logistics connections offered by the Colón Free Zone for investors who decide to open a business in this Panamanian commercial sector.

This delegation, comprising five Brazilian deputies, showed interest in the broad impact that the Free Zone has, and noted [...]

Colon Free Zone manager presents 2015 budget

The Colon Free Zone appeared before the Budget Committee of the National Assembly to support the 2015 budget, which will be invested in projects for the benefit of the businesses and progress of the province of Colon and the country.

The manager of the Colon Free Zone, Surse Pierpoint, presented before this committee a requested budget for $119.3 million, representing an operating budget of 53% ($63.6 million) and investments of 47% ($55.7 million).

This budget [...]

Brazilian delegation visits Colon Free Zone

La delegación de Brasil

A delegation comprised of 12 businessmen from Brazil, who represented a traders’ association of 100 companies, made a tour of the zone.

The executives are interested in making multimillion dollar investments in the Free Zone, Brazil is an alternative that allows the opening of new international markets, and these businessmen are making constant visits to establish relationships with traders in the Free Zone.

The new administration of Surse Pierpoint has undertaken business meetings with South [...]

Colon free zone working for the community

A large amount of sediment was found lodged in the sewage line, obstructing the operation of the pumps on Santa Isabel Avenue and 16th Street in the Colon Free Zone.

The Free Zone Maintenance Department officials gave support to the Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers by checking the damage, and then proceeded to the line that kept accumulating sewage, causing malfunctions in the pumping station.

All the work in the community done by the Free [...]

Panama hosts most representative Free Zones event of region

XVIII Conference of Free Zones of the Americas

The XVIII Conference of Free Zones of the Americas will be held in Panama attracting more than 300 visitors from countries in the region on November 12, 13 and 14, 2014 at the Megapolis Convention Center of the Hard Rock Hotel in Panama City.

The conference’s main objective is to promote trade as well as economic and cultural relations between the various free zones, as well as offering a continuous learning process to ensure [...]