In July, some 100 American businessmen will visit Panama to look at potential investment opportunities. John B. Sosa, former president of the United States-Panama Business Council (USPA), confirmed that one of the most striking areas for American businessmen is the logistics and port sectors.
The logistics sector is the one that attracts entrepreneurs from around the world, confirmed Walter Luchsinger, president of the U.S. Panama Business Council (USPA).
Panama and the United States have had a very good business relationship for over 100 years and the recently ratified a TPC between the two countries made clear the benefit to both economies.
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It opens up opportunities for some and leaves others doubting the real opportunities to compete with the production of U.S. goods, especially agricultural ones.
Laprensa.com.pa reports that the entry into force of the TPC eliminates in Panama "tariffs for 86% of U.S. industrial and consumer goods, and the remaining ones will be reduced gradually.
Salvadorean businessmen will visit Florida August 24-26 as members of a trade mission.
The trade mission is supported by the Trade Section of the American Embassy. Participants will visit Miami International Airport, the Port of Miami, the Everglades Port, and a free trade zone in the area.
A trade mission will visit the U.S. next week seeking to attract investors.
Participating in the mission are representatives of the tourism, banking, construction, logistics and real estate sectors among others.
"For real estate entrepreneur Felix Carles, the Panamanian delegation has an excellent opportunity to provide the country with all its business options, as an ideal platform for investment," reports Laestrella.com.pa.
On 10 November, a joint mission will travel abroad to promote foreign direct investment mainly from Germany, England and France.
General Alvaro "Baltodano said that although there are European investors in Nicaragua such as the Barceló Group, the cocoa producer Ritter Sports and the automotive component manufacturer Draexlmaier, the country needs to attract more investment as part of the benefits available under the AA with Central America", reported Elnuevodiario.com.ni.