Panama at the Latin American and Caribbean Autumn Festival 2020, held in the City of Hamburg, Germany

Within the framework of the Latin American and Caribbean Autumn Festival 2020, organized by the Latin American and Caribbean Foundation EU-LAC; the Consulate of Panama in Hamburg, with the support of the Foreign Ministry of Panama and the Embassy of Panama in Berlin, has the pleasure to participate this year with the performance of a series of events, which due to the current COVID pandemic situation, will be held virtually.

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PANAMA ENACTS LAW PROMOTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF MULTINATIONAL MANUFACTURING COMPANIES

Through Law 159 dated August 31, 2020, the Republic of Panama creates a special regime for the establishment and operation of multinational companies for the provision of services related to manufacturing (“EMMAs”). The objective of this new law is to attract and promote investments in production processes, job creation and technology transfer, through the establishment of multinational companies in the areas of manufacturing, assembly, and remanufacturing.

EMMAs are defined as companies, national or foreign, that carry out operations, from Panama, offering certain services to their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates or associated companies of the same business group.

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ACCIONES TOMADAS POR LA AMP EN PRO DE LA GENTE DE MAR DURANTE EL COVID-19

La República de Panamá, a través de la Autoridad Marítima de Panamá (AMP), apoya a toda la gente de mar sin distinción de nacionalidad al efectuar cambios de tripulación en naves de todo tipo, pertenecientes al Registro panameño así como registradas con otras banderas en nuestras aguas territoriales, en franca colaboración con los Estados miembros de la Organización Marítima Internacional (OMI).

Esta acción es ejercida en reconocimiento a la labor que realiza la gente de mar como trabajadores esenciales, siendo un eslabón fundamental en la cadena de suministro mundial, además de cumplir con los Convenios ratificados por la República de Panamá.

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ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE AMP FOR SEAFARERS DURING COVID-19

The Republic of Panama, through the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), supports all seafarers without distinction of nationality when making crew changes in vessels of all kinds, belonging to the Panamanian Registry as well as registered with other flags in our territorial waters, in frank collaboration with the member states of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

This action is exercised in recognition of the work carried out by seafarers as essential workers, being a fundamental link in the global supply chain, in addition to complying with the Conventions ratified by the Republic of Panama.

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COMUNICADO: ACCIONES TOMADAS POR LA AMP EN PRO DE LA GENTE DE MAR DURANTE EL COVID-19

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