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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
E-mail: dgnti@mici.gob.pa
Web: www.mici.gob.pa

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.

Interested in being notified and commenting on Panama's proposed foreign technical regulations that can impact your access to Panama's market?

Member countries of the World Trade Organization (WTO) are required under the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT Agreement) to report to the WTO all proposed technical regulations that could affect trade with other Member countries. Notify U.S. is a free, web-based e-mail subscription service that offers an opportunity to review and comment on proposed foreign technical regulations that can affect your access to international markets.  You can modify the subscription to include specific markets and industries.  Register online at Internet URL: http://www.nist.gov/notifyus/

U.S. Commercial Service in Panama

The U.S. Commercial Service in Panama can provide additional information on doing business in Panama.