Local Initiative, Global Impact (Overview of Panama)

Local Initiative, Global Impact (Overview of Panama)

  Measuring only 50 kilometers across at its narrowest point, the slim ribbon of land that makes up Panama is at once a powerful connector of two vast continents and a stalwart div ...

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Dynamic, Resilient Latin America

Dynamic, Resilient Latin America

While the global economic crisis that began in 2008 inflicted deep wounds on many nations, the dynamic and resilient economies of Latin America suffered less and rebounded more quickly. ...

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Pro-Business Panama: Keys to Doing Business

Pro-Business Panama: Keys to Doing Business

Steady economic growth and progressive policies have boosted Panama’s ranking among places to do business. There are ups and downs, but as a whole it’s easier to start a business in Pan ...

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Dulcidio De La Guardia talks about the new administration’s goals while shoring up key industries

Dulcidio De La Guardia talks about the new administration’s goals while shoring up key industries

Does the ascending administration mark a sea change in the politics of the Central American nation, or merely a mild corrective to a working system? The new Minister of Economy and Fina ...

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Panama: The Fastest-Growing Economy in the Americas Builds for the Future

Panama is celebrating the centenary of the canal that made it a maritime, logistics, and trade hub—the 20th-century synonym for global connectivity—while rapidly expanding and refining ...

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Fernando Cardoze Fabrega, ARIFA Law Firm: Dedicated to Free Trade: Business-Friendly Law in Panama

Fernando Cardoze Fabrega, ARIFA Law Firm: Dedicated to Free Trade: Business-Friendly Law in Panama

Situated at the crossroads of the Americas, Panama has always had abundant potential for global economic success. A look at the evolution of its trade laws reveals the story of the youn ...

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Domingo Latorraca M., Deloitte Panama: Panama’s Location Is Crucial, But Not the Only Key to Success

Domingo Latorraca M., Deloitte Panama: Panama’s Location Is Crucial, But Not the Only Key to Success

Although it is propitiously placed at the crux of two continents, Panama’s success comes from much more than geography. Measured trade liberalization and the skillful navigation of inte ...

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Territoriality and Openness to Foreign Investment: An Overview of the Panamanian Tax System

Ranked 40 in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report, Panama is one of Latin America’s most competitive economies, and one with a long-standing tradition of openness to ...

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ProInvex: Miroslava Vilar Speaks about Law 41

ProInvex: Miroslava Vilar Speaks about Law 41

  Miroslava Vilar Director General, ProInvex Panama Published: 2014           What is Law 41? Law 41, passed in 2007, created a special regime for multinat ...

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The Name of the Game in Panama Is Connectivity: Dr. Nicolás Ardito Barletta

The Name of the Game in Panama Is Connectivity: Dr. Nicolás Ardito Barletta

A glance at a map tells the story. There’s Panama, a narrow strip of land connecting two continents and separating two oceans. If location is destiny, it seems likely that Panama’s cent ...

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Indices of Economic Forecasting: David Fletcher, Permata Bank

Indices of Economic Forecasting: David Fletcher, Permata Bank

The Indonesian economy parades impressive indicators that signpost a direct path to future prosperity. David Fletcher President Director Permata Bank Published: 2013 Even basic economic ...

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Najib Tun Abdul Razak’s Welcome Note: PM of Malaysia

Najib Tun Abdul Razak’s Welcome Note: PM of Malaysia

Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak Prime Minister, Malaysia Published: 2011 Malaysia—your home away from home. Salam Sejahtera (greetings). I am delighted to welcome you to this exclu ...

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Mikheil Saakashvili’s Welcome Note: Former President, Georgia

Mikheil Saakashvili’s Welcome Note: Former President, Georgia

Mikheil Saakashvili President Published: 2010 As you probably know, Georgia has an ancient history and a deep cultural heritage, but recently it has confronted political and economic ch ...

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Empowering Business, Sarvesh Suri, IFC Indonesia

Empowering Business, Sarvesh Suri, IFC Indonesia

If the private sector is the key to delivering Indonesia’s important development projects, then IFC is the organisation that helps open the door. Sarvesh Suri Country Manager Internatio ...

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Georgia: Forward March

One of the freest economies of the world, Georgia has been a story of radical reforms, stable GDP growth and awe-inspiring foreign direct investments. A remarkable recognition of modern ...

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