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2009 May | Business Panama blog

Archive for May, 2009

We must defend our tax haven

Tuesday May 26th, 2009 in Panama Offshore Services | 1 Comment »

As it has been said in past posts, Panama is known globally for its turquoise waters, its Canal, its traditions, and its tax laws. Offshore banking, corporations, and LLCs, are but a few of the sectors that are fueled by the territorial tax limitations engraved in our laws. Read the rest of this entry »

Tourism should be our main goal

Tuesday May 26th, 2009 in Panama Tourism & Travel | No comments »

More than two billion dollars in foreign exchange earnings and over one hundred thousand jobs are enough numbers to conclude that the tourism industry must remain a priority of the incoming government. Read the rest of this entry »

Obama has said it: “FTAs will be a priority”

Tuesday May 26th, 2009 in Panama Business | No comments »

One of the many subjects that have been dwelling in the air for quite some time now, even before the crisis even started, was the FTA with the United States. The Bush Administration appeared to be the ones to cement such an agreement but in the long run it proved fruitless. Read the rest of this entry »

Monster trucks in town

Tuesday May 26th, 2009 in Retirement & Living in Panama | 1 Comment »

An occasional Mercedez, a BMW, or a Land Cruiser might not draw your attention too much these days, but what happens when you are cruising at 5pm and you see a neon truck with off road tires 12 feet high. Well don’t get scared, it’s all part of the show. Read the rest of this entry »

Lawyers seek to accelerate the Migration Department

Tuesday May 26th, 2009 in Panama Legal | No comments »

As a law student, the headquarters of the National Migratory Service became one of the worst places to be assigned on your daily quota. Endless lines, rude state officials, and run down facilities were some of the numerous factors that led to this particular area to become hated by those with migratory errands. Read the rest of this entry »

Financial stimulus plan being discussed

Tuesday May 26th, 2009 in Panama Investment | No comments »

With the new government making plans for the rest of 2009, financial forecasts are being formulated in order to cope with the crisis. Read the rest of this entry »

And the bricks keep coming

Tuesday May 26th, 2009 in Panama Real Estate | No comments »

Despite the international and local scenarios show sign of slowing, the construction in Panama, so far, hasn’t lowered its rhythm. Read the rest of this entry »

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