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  • 2017/04/19 16:40:12

    Telered celebrates the 50th anniversary of the creation of the ATM worldwide

    Telered celebrates the 50th anniversary of the creation of the ATM worldwide

    Editor

    The Panamanian electronic payment network, Telered, celebrated the 50th anniversary of the creation of the automated teller machine worldwide, highlighting its Clave system, as a fundamental part of the local financial system evolution

  • 2017/04/13 08:58:38

    Panama extends the deadline to organize sale of Balboa Bank

    Panama extends the deadline to organize sale of Balboa Bank

    EFE

    The Superintendency of Banks of Panama has ordered a 30-day extension of the reorganization of the Balboa Bank & Trust in order to evaluate new alternatives to the sale of the entity, sanctioned by the United States for laundering

  • 2017/04/12 13:13:20

    Balboa Bank & Trust’s dilemma: sale or bankruptcy?

    Since the entity was included on the Clinton List by the US Department of the Treasury for being linked to businessman Nidal Waked, accused of money laundering, the bank has been going under

    Álvaro Pulido

    Since the entity was included on the Clinton List by the US Department of the Treasury for being linked to businessman Nidal Waked, accused of money laundering, the bank has been going under

  • 2017/04/06 07:53:19

    The Panama-Colombia tariff war seems to see the light

    Last meeting Varela-Santos in Tuxla Summit

    Elaine Nava

    The tariffs dispute between the two countries started in 2012, when Colombia began the implementation of tariffs of 10% to footwear and textiles and a $ 5 charge for each container coming from the F.T.Z ( Free Trade Zone); therefore, Panama complied with W.T.O ( World Trade Organization), Colombia´s appeal after losing was unsuccessful

2017/03/24 08:31:50
  • Expocomer Fair makes Panama a bridge of global business
  • Expocomer Fair makes Panama a bridge of global business

    EFE

    The XXXV international fair Expocomer 2017, which brings together  in Panama about 10,000 businessmen from more than 30 countries, consolidates the Central American nation as a business center in the face of global slowdown and international corruption cases, said its promoters

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  • IMF drops to 5.1% forecast for Panama's growth in 2017 but it is optimistic
  • IMF drops to 5.1% forecast for Panama's growth in 2017

    EFE

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its forecast for growth in the Panamanian economy from 5.8 to 5.1 this year, but it remains positive and continues to see in the country "one of the most dynamic economies in the region"

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  • The system "will be fully integrated by the Canal's operations over the next two years and it is expected that the module to managing the Canal's traffic programming will be operational in September 2017,"
  • ACP announces new system for shipping transit

    EFE

    The new management model, generated by the Dutch company Quintiq, "will help to optimize costs, security, increase the efficiency and reliability of the service it provides to its customers," the ACP said in a statement

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  • The institution will conduct an annual consultation known as Article IV, where the IMF holds bilateral talks with its members on the economy, the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Panama said
  • IMF visits Panama to check the country's economy

    EFE

    The institution will conduct an annual consultation known as Article IV, where the IMF holds bilateral talks with its members on the economy, the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Panama said