Monday, March 24, 2008
Panama Merchandise Mart Expands
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erce (see China: Latinama Internationale Mart (PIMM), whichome the largestmerchandise centercshowrooms that have been sold That is no coincidence. Despite its small size, Panama is China's thirdlargest export market in Latin America, behind Mexico and Brazil (theregion's two largest economies), according toanalysis of data from China's Ministry of CommBusiness Boom).
THE PANAMA HUB
PIMM will further add to Panama's growing ifor international business. The country already hothe world's largest shipzone after Hong Kong ancenter. It is also increasingly being used as a hub for multinationals likeProcter & Gamble and Hewlett-Packard (SeePanama: RegionalChampion).
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