Colon Free Zone

British Ambassador visits Colon Free Zone

A visit of the British ambassador, Ian Collard and the Head of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, Mr. Alan Gogbashian to the Colón Free Zone is another effort to recover the commercial movement, said Surse Pierpoint, General Manager of the zone.

In a presentation at the administrative offices of the ZOLICOL, the visitors learned details required by new businesses that plan to operate in the zone and about [...]

Colón Free Zone Quality Office carries out survey among users

Auditors of the Quality Control Office of the Colón Free Zone conducted a survey of businessmen in the commercial area to assess their opinion of the quality of service offered to them.

“We launched this survey of users to listen to their perception of the services provided by the Free Zone on solid waste collection, declaration of commercial activity, transportation, passes and public warehouses. It is important to assess the quality of services we offer [...]

Colon Free Port studied by free zone and governmental entities

La Dirección de Ingresos, Migración, Aduana, Asesores y personal de la Zona Libre reunidos con el Gerente de La Zona Libre, Surse Pierpoint

The Manager of the Colon Free Zone, Surse Pierpoint, met with representatives of the Department of Revenue, Immigration, Customs, and advisers and staff of the Free Zone to discuss technical issues on the Colón Free Port project.

The project is part of the new Colon development plan, with the initiation of studies to extend the benefits of the Free Zone to the 16 city streets of Colon.

This law is for national citizens and tourists [...]

Third gate opened in Colon Free Zone

Third gate opened in Colon Free Zone

The Colon Free Zone administration has opened a third access gate to the Colon Corredor, located on Calle 17 A San Eladio, for entry and exit of personnel and rolling stock.

Surse Pierpoint, General Manager of the Colon Free Zone, said the new entrance enables the development of new commercial premises in the area of 17A street.

The Director of Security, Luciano Franco, said that it will have security and Customs officers to ensure order [...]

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 [...]