Panama will adopt CAUCA in six months

Aduana de Paso Canoas.

Customs Union will unify into a single document the current Customs legislation with changes in processes to establish deposits on merchandise to order and the return of taxes, among other things.

The decree that integrates into a single document all national regulations and the Uniform Central American Customs Code (Cauca) is a missing step towards the full integration of Panama into the Central American Customs Union and accession to the bloc within six months is […]

Chinese shipping lines confirm Canal route

El Pasaje Norte-Oeste.

Representatives of China Cosco Shipping, met on April 21 with the administrator of the Panama Canal, Jorge Luis Quijano and reiterated that they have no intention, either now or in the near future, of using the route through the Arctic, because it is too risky for their ships and cargo of their customers.

Quijano said that the representatives of the largest shipping line of China said that in the past they have seen the opportunity […]

DHL looks into its crystal ball

DHL mira en su bola de cristal

Self-teaching systems or “machine learning”, is one of the 26 most interesting key developments highlighted in the report DHL Trend Radar 2016 Logistics.

The new edition includes a detailed analysis of social, commercial and technological trends that are transforming logistics.

Logistics professionals who want to be prepared for this changes and today understand the logistics universe of the future should read this report without fail.

DHL, the leading logistics service provider in the world, reveals […]


“Panamá no es papeles”

Lic. OLIVER G. Laprea Specialist in International Trade and the Maritime Sector

Currently “PANAMA PAPERS” is a controversial issue, which ultimately is affecting the credibility and reputation of the business system of a country, including its people.

Actually trade lives on Trust and Good Faith, the proof of which is the existence of such figures as the insurance contract, bank accounts, trusts, among others. A range of commercial transactions are regulated through a set of […]

OILCO Panama taking care of good engine operation

CEPSA Marine Lubricants que ahora tiene una nueva línea de productos.

OILCO Panama is a marine lubricants distributor that has the exclusive representation of the brands CEPSA Marine Lubricants. The company has warehouses in Corozal, Panama City and a truck fleet which guarantee 24/7 deliveries.

The company has competitive prices and, when requested, delivers the products directly to the client’s ship. OILCO Panama has permits and access to most Panamanian ports such as Aguadulce, Bocas del Toro, Charco Azul, Gamboa, Colon 2000, Almirante, Portobelo, Bahía Las […]

Farewell to Alberto “Pancho” Motta

Don Alberto “Pancho” Motta

Well-known businessman and one of duty-free travel marketing’s great leaders, Alberto “Pancho” Motta, a Director of Motta Internacional and President of the International Association of Airport Duty Free Stores passed away suddenly.

Mr Motta was a respected figure in both the duty-free travel industry and the wider Panamanian business community. Friends and colleagues in the industry have expressed their sadness and shock over his passing.

The Bulletin joins the whole shipping and logistics industry in […]

CADE 2016 analyses the Canal’s future

CADE analizará las oportunidades que ofrece el Canal ampliado.

One of the main events of the Panamanian Association of business Executive (APEDE) is the annual conference CADE 2016, which will take place from Wednesday, April 20 to Friday, April 22 at the Sheraton Hotel.

This year the forum subject will be “After the Canal Expansion…What else? Opportunities and Barriers”. The principal speaker for the inaugural dinner is the former Chilean president Ricardo Lagos, while closing the conference will be Dr. Ricardo Hausmann from Harvard […]