Panama and Argentina promote tourism, connectivity and exports

Posted on 2018-05-09

The President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela and the President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, discussed issues such as air and maritime connectivity, agrologistics, tourism and the strengthening of the financial system during the VIII Summit of the Americas held in Lima, Peru.

President Varela facilitated its logistics platform and the connectivity it has to the South American country to encourage exports of its products to other regions, such as: soybean meal, corn, soybean oil, soybeans and delivery trucks. In 2016 alone, Argentina exported 2.81 billion dollars and these actions will strengthen international trade.

They will establish a road map through the chancelleries of both nations to strengthen each other. During the meeting, the Latin countries sought to promote tourism, because the inauguration of the flight Panama-Mendoza, increased the arrival of tourists in both regions, so they promoted the Pacific-South tourist route, as a seaway.

The Panamanian Head of State was accompanied by the Minister of Economy and Finance, Dulcidio De La Guardia and the Secretary of the National Security Council, Rolando López. Panama is one of the most competitive countries in Latin America in infrastructure development, according to the Global Competitiveness Index of the World Economic Forum. Finally, the Panamanian Head of State congratulated President Macri for his participation and leadership that he showed in the G20.

Source: Forbes MX

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