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May 24, 2018, 08:44 ETPresident Varela appoints Chief Negotiator for the FTA between Panama and the People's Republic of China

Panama's President, Juan Carlos Varela, appointed Mr. Alberto Alemán Arias as Chief Negotiator for the negotiations of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) ...


Apr 06, 2018, 08:33 ETPanama adopts new immigration measures to enhance tourism and trade with Europe and other emerging countries

The Government of the Republic of Panama adopted new immigration measures to continue boosting tourism, trade and investment with the economies of...


Nov 27, 2017, 22:15 ETPanamanian President Varela completes successful first state visit to China

Last week, for the first time in history, the President of the Republic of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, made a state visit to the People's Republic of ...


May 24, 2017, 17:40 ETPanama Calls for Balance in Tax Cooperation and Development Financing

The Government of Panama, in partnership with the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Organization for Economic...


May 09, 2017, 20:00 ETPanama Hosts Forum on National Strategy to Prevent Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism

On Wednesday May 10th, Panamanian government officials will convene a Forum in Panama City with leading private sector stakeholders and academic...


Mar 29, 2017, 18:36 ETU.S. Government Applauds Accomplishments of Panamanian President Varela's Administration in Improving Financial Transparency

Ambassador of the United States to Panama, John D. Feely commended the accomplishments of Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela's administration to ...


Feb 22, 2017, 19:45 ETPanama's President Juan Carlos Varela Signs Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters into Law

President of Panama Juan Carlos Varela signed into law today the implementation of the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters...


Feb 21, 2017, 13:05 ETPanama forecasts Latin America's highest economic growth rate for 2017

Panama's Ministry of Economy and Finance has announced that it projects the country's economic growth for 2017 at 5.8%, the highest rate among all...