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Panama is home to the Colon Free Zone, the world’s second-largest free trade zone (after Hong Kong), which is located at the Caribbean entry point to the Panama Canal. The Canal and the Colon Free Zone are the focal points of much of the country’s international trade activity. According to the Federation of International Trade Associations, 12% of the country’s GDP is generated by the Panama Canal, which is being expanded to include a third set of locks.

Perhaps you're interested in establishing a partnership with one of the country's exporters. You may be considering joint ventures with Panamanian companies, franchise or licensing opportunities or sales of your products and services in Panama. Whatever your interests and needs, the resources provided in this section will lead you to information that can support your entry into this vibrant market.

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