The Panama Canal Board approved delivering payments to the National Treasury for $1.03 billion for fiscal year 2014, exceeding the $64 million approved in the budget, as the result of effort and capacity of the more than 10,000 Panamanians who operate and manage the interoceanic waterway. “A month after 15 years of administrating the Panama Canal, an amount over $9.6 billion has been delivered directly as contributions to the Treasury by [...]
The Manager of the Colón Free Zone, Surse Pierpoint, participated in the ceremonial act of “Signing a Cooperation Agreement” between Houston and Colón, made by the Mayor of the District of Colon, Federico Policani, and the Mayor of Houston, Annise D. Parker, to strengthen relations and carry out works that benefit the province.
Houston Mayor Parker explained that the importance of the signing of this agreement is to exchange knowledge with local authorities and to [...]
The 18th edition of the Free Zone Conference of the Americas, held in Panama in November, met with much success. Under its auspices, a future comercial relationship was concretized for 2015 between the Colón Free Zone, represented by its General Manager Surse Pierpoint, and The Bulletin, with its Executive Sales Director Carlos Reyes.
Panama has established the basis for effective cooperation in maritime and logistics matters with Cuba under the Partial Agreement that was extended on November 7, 2014, during the celebration of version 32 of the International Fair of Havana (FIHAV 2014).
The Partial Scope Agreement was signed on March 16, 2009, between the then first vice president and chancellor of Panama, Samuel Lewis Navarro, and the Vice President of the Council of Ministers of Cuba, Ricardo [...]