United States-Panama Free Trade Agreement

EENI- School of International Business

Sub-subject: Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the United States and Panama. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the United States-Panama Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
  2. Benefits of the US-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement.
  3. International Trade United States-Panama
Sub-subject “The United States-Panama Free Trade Agreement” is studied…
  1. Professional Doctorate in Business in America
  2. Masters of business (e-learning): International Business (MIB), America, and Pacific

Master in International Business for the US Students

Languages of study: En or Es USA Panama Fr Etats-Unis

Sample of the sub-subject: the United States-Panama Free Trade Agreement (FTA):
United States-Panama FTA

Sub-Subject Description: the United States-Panama Free Trade Agreement (FTA):

The United States-Panama FTA is a free trade agreement that can result in the substantial liberalisation of international trade in products and services, including financial services.

  1. 87% of the United States exports of consumer and industrial products to the Republic of Panama will become duty free instantly (with remaining tariffs eliminated over ten years).
  2. In 2011, a Tax Information Exchange Agreement went into effect between the United States and the Republic of Panama.
  3. The United States industrial export products face an average tariff of 7% in the Republic of Panama (some tariffs as high as 81%). The United States export agricultural products face an average tariff of 15% (some tariffs as high as 260%).
  4. The United States-Panama Free Trade Agreement (FTA) guarantees access to 20.6 billion dollars services market of Panama: the financial sector, telecommunications, computer, international distribution, express delivery, energy, environmental, and professional services.
  5. The strategic location of the Republic of Panama as a major shipping route also enhances the importance of the United States-Panama Free Trade Agreement (FTA). 66% of the annual transits of the Panama Canal are bound to or from the United States sea ports.

The United States-Panama Free Trade Agreement (FTA) includes important disciplines relating to:

  1. Customs administration
  2. International Trade facilitation
  3. Technical barriers to international trade
  4. Government Procurement
  5. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
  6. Telecommunications
  7. E-commerce
  8. Intellectual Property rights (IPR)
  9. Labour and environmental protection.

United States-Panama Agreement

Panama belongs to the Latin American Economic Area and the United States belongs to the North American area of the Christian Civilisation.

Panama Free Trade Agreements (FTA)



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