Daily Update

Tariff Conflict between Panama and Colombia Continues

Portafolio.co, June 20

The WTO has established a new compliance panel to verify whether or not the South American country has complied with the ruling mandating it to withdraw the tariff on imports of textiles and footwear from Panama.

Panama: Conflict Continues Over Colombian Tariffs

Delay in Solution to Tariff Conflict with Colombia

Central America: Imports of Household Appliances Down 7%

CentralAmericaData.COM, June 20

In 2016 the countries in region imported $167 million worth of appliances, 7% less than in the previous year, and 50% of the products came from China.

Which Companies Import Beef in Guatemala?

Imports of Pumps for Liquids in Central America

Costa Rica: Efforts to Encourage Savings in Colones

Nacion.com, June 20

The Central Bank has raised interest rates on electronic deposits through its Central Direct platform in order to increase incentives to save in local currency rather than in dollars.

Lower Interest Rates in Costa Rica

Banco Central de Costa Rica Raises Interest Rates

Furniture Industry Trade Show

CentralAmericaData.COM, June 20

A call is being made to manufacturers and distributors of furniture in the region to take part in a business conference that will be developed within the framework of ExpoMueble 2017, from July 11 to 16 in Guatemala City.

$135 million in Trade at Expocomer

Guatemala: Trade Fair for the Furniture Industry

Nicaragua: Good Prospects for Mining

elnuevodiario.com.ni, June 20

This year's projections are for production of 276 thousand troy ounces of gold and 689 thousand silver, and it is expected that $355 million will be generated in export earnings.

Honduras: Mining Exports Up 23%

Nicaragua: Gold Exports Up 8%

Panamanian Bank to Pass into Costa Rican Hands

CentralAmericaData.COM, June 20

The Superintendency of Banks has granted the banking group BCT approval to acquire Balboa Bank & Trust, putting an end to the reorganization process that began a year ago.

Who Wants to Buy a Bank in Panama?

Balboa Bank & Trust Could be Close to Being Sold

Nicaragua: New Energy Law for Self-Consumption

laprensa.com.ni, June 20

The reform approved by the Assembly creates the concept of a distributed generator, which allows companies and households to generate energy for self-consumption with renewable sources and to sell surpluses to the distribution network.

Little Interest in Energy for Self Consumption

Honduras: Extension of Energy Contracts

Progress in 55 MW Geothermal Plant Project

CentralAmericaData.COM, June 20

Costa Rica's state-owned power company has signed a $240 million loan with Japan to build the Borinquen I geothermal plant in Liberia, which could start operating in 2023.

Costa Rica: $224 Million for Geothermal Plant

Costa Rica: $500 million for Electricity Infrastructure

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INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE

Goodbye Taiwan, Hello China

CentralAmericaData.COM, June 13

Panama's decision to establish diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China is a...

ECONOMICS

Dollar: Troubled Waters Make for Good Fishing

CentralAmericaData.COM, May 26

In an unstable exchange market, lack of transparency in the rules on intervention by the Central...

GOVERNMENT

Ayn Rand: Doomed Companies

CentralAmericaData.COM, May 26

"When you see that trading is done, not by consent, but by compulsion–when you see that in...

GOVERNMENT

Local or International, Bureaucracy Does Not Pay for its Mistakes

CentralAmericaData.COM, May 15

Institutions such as the UNOPS, which supposedly come here to do what the locals can not, should...

ECONOMICS

Illicit Money in Central America

Global Financial Int..., May 12

Costa Rica 's estimated illicit financial flow averages 45% of its total foreign trade, and the...

TAXES

Big Data to Combat Tax Evasion

Crhoy.com, May 9

In Costa Rica, the Ministry of Finance is using a predictive model designed with data mining...

BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT

Big Data to create new business opportunities

CentralAmericaData.COM, March 24

It has been estimated that this year companies´investment in business intelligence systems and...

GOVERNMENT

Excessive State Intervention in the Economy

CentralAmericaData.COM, March 13

In Costa Rica the Solis administration intends to keep the current pricing scheme for rice,...

Economy

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0.29%
3.44%
3.86%
1.09%
1.66%
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189.9
244.8
221.3
168.9
4.286
309.2
Exchange Rate
7.347
n/a
23.44
29.96
577.4
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Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - Friday, July 28, 2017

XXXIX Central American Port Forum, REPICA

Belize, Belize

The purpose of the Central American Isthmus Port Meeting (REPICA) is to promote the exchange of ideas and experiences through the discussion of port problems.

Event by: Comisión Centroamericana de Transporte Marítimo

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