Daily Update

Guatemala: More Taxes on Gasoline?

prensalibre.com, January 23

Taking advantage of the low price of oil the government is discussing increasing the tax base on the distribution of petroleum and petroleum products.

El Salvador: Advantage Taken of Falling Oil Price

Gas Prices in Central America up to January 5, 2015

Award of Road Works to Chinese Company is Confirmed

Crhoy.com, January 23

Following efforts by Costa Rican government officials with the Chinese government, an award to the company Chec for a contract to expand the road to the Caribbean has been confirmed.

Costa Rica: Design of Road Works Awarded for $2 million

Roadworks Announced in Panama

Panamanian Geisha Coffee and its Competitors

laestrella.com.pa, January 23

Panamanian producers of the geisha variety have stated that competition has increased since countries such as Costa Rica, Mexico and Colombia entered this market segment.

Asia Dominates in Coffee Auctions

Panamanian Specialty Coffee in Japanese Fair

Guatemala: New Tender for Electronic Road Tax Discs

s21.com.gt, January 23

After declaring the first tender void, customs authorities have announced that they will re launch the tender for electronic road tax discs containing GPS devices.

Digital Customs Procedures Begin in Guatemala

Guatemala: Adjustments to Customs Intervention Plan

Panama: Japanese Financing for Metro Line 3

CentralAmericaData.COM, January 23

The government is negotiating with Mitsubishi Corporation alternatives for financing the construction of line 3 and the fourth bridge over the Canal, whose tender will be held in 2015.

Tender for Cathedral Restoration for $11 million

Panama: Extension of Metro Line 1

Tax on Cement in Guatemala Confirmed

lahora.gt, January 23

The Constitutional Court has ruled as unfounded the suits on unconstitutionality filed by cement companies and left in place a tax of $0.65 on the distribution of each sack of cement.

Guatemala: Tax on Telephony Suspended

Guatemala: New Taxes on Cement and Telephony

Fund Guarantee Company in Honduras

elheraldo.hn, January 23

With an initial capital of $5 million a company called Confianza-SA-FGR has started operating and will focus on the management of funds for the issuance of guarantees for loans.

Securitization of Bank Transfers

Costa Rican Bank will place Bonds in Central America  

Regulation Requires Companies to Disclose Information

Nacion.com, January 22

The decree submitted for public consultation by the General Directorate of Taxation of Costa Rica requires commercial companies to provide information about its members and the composition of its capital.

Costa Rica: Bank Secrecy Under Discussion

Impact of the Panama-Colombia Agreement

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BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT

Panama and Costa Rica Run Counter to Rest of the World

Crhoy.com, January 16

Free parking in Panama and heavy trains running through the streets of the capital of Costa...

INFRASTRUCTURE & CONSTRUCTION

Costa Rica: Invention of a "Mixed" Refinery

Crhoy.com, January 12

Costa Rica's state oil company has announced an agreement with China to incorporate into the...

INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE

Costa Rica Raises Tariff on Rice Imports to 62%

CentralAmericaData.COM, January 8

Citing the old concepts of food sovereignty, protection is being given to the inefficient...

GOVERNMENT

Labor Market Distortions in Costa Rica

Crhoy.com, December 19

Differences have been reported of up to one thousand percent in the salaries of staff performing...

IT & TELECOMM

RACSA: A Telecoms Company On a Ventilator

Crhoy.com, December 16

The market was declared dead several years ago, but the government of Costa Rica has been...

LOGISTICS

Grand Canal: Opportunity and Threat for Costa Rica

elfinancierocr.com, December 10

Although many still doubt that the mega project will actually be built, it's time to think and...

AGRICULTURE & FOOD

Rice in Costa Rica: The Poor Subsidizing The Rich

elfinancierocr.com, December 10

The subsidy of $190 million paid by consumers "will not primarily go to producers but to large...

AGRICULTURE & FOOD

Food: "Security" or "Sovereignty"?

Nacion.com, December 8

The clearest example of how dangerous the concept of "food sovereignty" is, comes from the...

INFRASTRUCTURE & CONSTRUCTION

Grand Canal: The Inevitable Clash of Cultures

laprensa.com.ni, November 27

Nicaraguan businesses are complaining that HKND may have begun to invite construction companies...

Economy

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284.4
295.5
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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

World Communication Forum in Davos 2015: exploring the new global agenda

Davos Platz, Switzerland

Global Leadership Summit for senior managers in Communications, Marketing, IR, Media, Public Admins, CEOs of agencies/innovation centres, Bloggers, and PR experts.

Event by: Smartcom Panamá

ACHANSA Corredores de Seguros

Organization that operates in Panama.
Phone: (507) 399-3166 - (507) 203-9689

Company Profile

Smartcom Panamá

Consultants on integrated marketing communications, reputation and crisis management, as well as corporate event production: meetings, conventions and seminars.
Operates in Panama
Phone: (507) 8315554 - (507) 67610796

Company Profile

 

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