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Resources for Doing Business in Panama

September 2015

This publication gives you a listing of the key resources that U.S. companies should find useful in exploring export or investment opportunities for Panama. We encourage you to contact us first to discuss how we may able to assist you.

Sections

U.S. Embassy Panama Contacts

Commercial Service - U.S. Department of Commerce
Tel: +507 317-5000
Fax: +507 317-5573
Web: www.export.gov/panama

John Coronado, Senior Commercial Officer
Tel: +507 317-5388
Email: John.Coronado@trade.gov

J. Enrique Tellez, Senior Commercial Specialist
Tel: +507 317-5080
Email: Enrique.Tellez@trade.gov

Jeane A. de Zuñiga, Commercial Specialist
Tel: +507 317-5392
Email: Jeane.Zuniga@trade.gov

Diana Lozano, Commercial Specialist
Tel: +507 317-5242
Email: Diana.Lozano@trade.gov

Economic Section - U.S. Department of State
Joseph Salazar, Economic Section Chief
Tel: +507 317-5293
Email: SalazarJE3@state.gov

Political Section - U.S. Department of State
Christopher Andino, Political Section Chief
Tel: +507 317-5892
Email: AndinoCL@state.gov

Foreign Agricultural Service - U.S. Department of Agriculture
Arlene Villalaz, Agricultural Specialist
Tel: +507 317-5297
Email: Arlene.Villalaz@fas.usda.gov

Consular Section
Tel: +507 317- 5332
Email: Panama-CG@state.gov

American Citizen Services
Tel: +507 317- 5000
Email: Panama-ACS@state.gov
Web: http://panama.usembassy.gov/american_citizen_services_unit.html

U.S. Embassy Panama (mailing address)
9100 Panama City Pl.
Washington DC 20521-9100
Tel: +507 317-5000
Fax: +507 227-1964
Web: http://panama.usembassy.gov/

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Washington, DC-based contacts

U.S. Department of Commerce
Laura Ebert, Panama Desk Officer
14th & Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20230
Tel: (202) 482-4187
Fax: (202) 482-4157
Email: Laura.Ebert@trade.gov

U.S. Department of State
Thomas Lyons, Panama Desk Officer
Dept. WHA/CEN-HST Room 5906
2201 C Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20520
Tel: (202) 482-647-4992
Fax: (202) 482-647-2597
Email: LyonsTH@state.gov

Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Mark Stuckart, Special Assistant Insurance Department
1100 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20527
Tel: (202) 336-8589
Fax: (202) 408-9866
Email: Mark.Stuckart@opic.gov
Web: www.opic.gov

Export-Import Bank of the United States
Xiomara Creque-Bromberg, Regional Director Americas
811 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20571
Tel: (202) 565-3921 ext. 3916
Fax: (202) 565-3931
Email: Xiomara.Creque@exim.gov
Web: www.exim.gov

U.S. Trade and Development Agency
Keith Eischeid, Panama Country Manager
1621 N. Kent St., Suite 300
Arlington, VA 2209-2131
Tel: (703) 875-4357
Fax: (703) 875-4009
Email: keischied@ustd.gov
Web: www.ustda.gov

Embassy of Panama
Ambassador Enmanuel Gonzalez-Revilla
2862 McGill Terrace NW
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: (202) 483-1407
Fax: (202) 483-8413
Web: www.embassyofpanama.org

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Panamanian Ministries and Government Agencies

Ministerio de Comercio e Industrias
(Ministry of Commerce and Industry)

Meliton Arrocha, Minister
P.O. Box 0815-01119
Panama, Republic of Panama
Tel: +507 560-0600
Fax: +507 560-0663
Web: www.mici.gob.pa

Vice Ministerio de Comercio Exterior
Nestor Gonzalez, Vice Minister
P.O. Box 0815-01119
Panama, Republic of Panama
Tel: +507 560-0600
Fax: +507 560-0653
Web: www.vicomex.gob.pa

Ministerio de Desarrollo Agropecuario
(Ministry of Agricultural Development)

Jorge Arango, Minister
P.O. Box 0816-01611
Panama, Republic of Panama
Tel: +507 507-0601
Fax: +507 266-2943
Web: www.mida.gob.pa

Ministerio de Economia y Finanzas
(Ministry of Economy and Finance)

Dulcidio de la Guardia, Minister
P.O. Box 0816-02836
Panama, Republic of Panama
Tel: +507 506-6753
Fax: +507 507-7045
Web: www.mef.gob.pa

Ministerio de Salud
(Ministry of Health)

Dr. Javier Terrientes, Minister
P.O. Box 0816-06812
Panama1, Republic of Panama
Tel: +507 512-9400
Fax: +507 212-9240
Web: www.minsa.gob.pa

Ministerio de Obras Públicas
(Ministry of Public Works)

Ramon Arosemena, Minister
P.O. Box 0816-06734
Panama, Republic of Panama
Tel: +507 507-9400
Fax: +507 507-9419
Web: www.mop.gob.pa

Autoridad Marítima Nacional
(National Maritime Authority)

Jorge Barakat, Administrator
P.O. Box 0816-01548
Panama, Rep. of Panama
Tel: +507 501-5000
Fax: +507 501-5405
Web: www.autoridadmaritima.gob.pa

Administracion de la Zona Libre de Colón
(Colón Free Trade Zone Administration)

Surse Pierpoint, General Manager
P.O. Box 0302-00512
Colón, Republic of Panama
Tel: +507 475-9512
Fax: +507 475-9628
Web: www.zonalibredecolon.com.pa

Autoridad Aeronautica Civil (AAC)
(National Aeronautics Authority)

Alfredo Fonseca Mora, Director
P.O. Box 03073-03187
Panama, Republic of Panama
Tel: +507 501-9000
Fax: +507 501-9487
Web: www.aeronautica.gob.pa

Instituto de Acueductos y Alcantarillados Nacionales (IDAAN)
(National Water Works Company)

Julia Guardia, Executive Director
P.O. Box 0816-1535
Panama, Republic of Panama
Tel: +507 523-8500
Fax: +507 522-8502
Web: www.idaan.gob.pa

Inter-American Development Bank (Panama office)
Fidel Jaramillo, Country Representative
P.O. Box 0816-02900
Panama, Rep. of Panama
Tel: +507 206-0900
Fax: +507 206-0999
Web: www.iadb.org

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Additional Resources in Panama

American Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Panama (AmCham)
Affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Maurice Belanger, Executive Director
P.O. Box 0843-0152
Panama, Republic of Panama
Tel: +507 301-3881
Fax: +507 301-3882
Email: executivedirector@panamcham.com
Web: www.panamcham.com

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Market Research

To view market research reports produced by the U.S. Commercial Service please go to the following website: http://www.export.gov/mrktresearch/index.asp and click on Country and Industry Market Reports.

Please note that these reports are only available to U.S. citizens and U.S. companies. Registration to the site is required, and is free.

Trade Events

Please click on the link below for information on upcoming trade events.

http://www.export.gov/tradeevents/index.asp

For More Information

The U.S. Commercial Service in Panama can be contacted via e-mail at: enrique.tellez@trade.gov, Phone: 011-507-317-5000; or visit our website: http://www.export.gov/panama.

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