ABOUT PANAMA

PANAMA

THE TRANSCONTINENTAL COUNTRY

PANAMA is a country where people, companies, goods and services come together

BUSINESS GROWTH

QUALITY OF LIFE

LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION

BUSINESS GROWTH

  1. Our executives can reach any major city in the Continent in 7 hours or less using Panama’s Copa Airlines.
  2. Since 1904 Panama has used the US Dollar as its only currency.
  3. The Banking System is known to be solid and conservative, and was able to avoid the majority of the recession following the 2008 Banking Bubble.
  4. Panama has been the fastest growing economy in the continent every year since 2002, averaging at least 6% growth each year.
  5. Investment Grade: BBB+

QUALITY OF LIFE

  1. Panama is a culturally diverse country, with major communities of immigrants from China, Spain, Canada, Germany, Colombia, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Israel, and Lebanon, as well as many other countries.
  2. According to the Gallup Healthways Well-being Index of 2013 and in 2014 Panama was ranked as the Country with the happiest people.
  3. Unemployment rate below 5%

LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION

  1. The Panama Canal, the single most important entity in global maritime shipping
  2. Free Trade Zones for in bond warehousing and re-export. The largest and most important of which is the Colon Free Zone, where Motta Internacional has its Headquarters.
  3. 5 Major Ports which facilitate
  4. An International Airport (IATA: PTY) that historically only closes 1 day per year.
  5. Freeways and Railroads join the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean: northbound. Panama to Central America: westbound.