Source: CIA World Factbook
Market-Specific Information - Panama
Panama's National Standards Body:
Comisión Panameña de Normas Industriales y Técnicas (COPANIT)
Edificio Plaza Edison, Tercer Piso
Avenida El Paical y Calle Ricardo J. Alfaro
Apartado 0815-01119658 Zona 4
Tel: +507 560 0716
Fax: +507 560 0721
Doing Business in Panama: 2012 Country Commercial Guide for U.S. Companies
An excerpt from U.S. Commercial Service's 2012 Country Commercial Guide providing an overview of Panama's standards and conformity assessment activities.
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U.S. Commercial Service in Panama
The U.S. Commercial Service in Panama can provide additional information on doing business in Panama.