Free Zones

Colon Free Zone

Second largest Free Zone in the world.

Free Zones - J. Cain & CO. The Colon Free Zone is the largest free zone in the Americas, and the world’s second largest. It began operations in 1950 in a small segregated city of Colon area, and in the last 60 years it has expanded to over 1,200 hectares of land free of taxes for export, import, storage and value-added operations.

In this area, our Distribution Center is located: MIT Logistics Park. It is a private logistics park designed and built to the highest standards of quality in terms of infrastructure, security, risk control, operational flow and space optimization. It is beneficial thanks to quick access to containers received, lower carrying costs and flexibility of operations.

Colon Free Zone is just 5km from the ports on the Atlantic Ocean (MIT, CCT and Cristóbal) and just 1.5 hours from Tocumen International Airport.


Panamá Pacífico

A model for sustainable development

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Within a master plan designed area to enable sustainable and efficient development ensuring green spaces, traffic flow and capacity of water services, electricity and waste area is the Corporate Center Panamerican Special Economic Area of Panama Pacific. Users can maximize the benefits to be administrative offices, manufacturing operations, distribution center and residential areas in an organized and clean environment.

Panamá Pacific is located just 13 km from the center of Panama City, half a hour from Tocument International Airport and just 5km from PSA Port in the Pacific Ocean.




Benefits
  • Location:

    • Panama is the center of the continent. The Free Zone is at the entrance of the Caribbean Sea Panama Canal.
  • Tax Benefit:

    • 0% entry tax
    • 0% departure tax
    • 0% income tax (exports)
  • Efficiency:

    • Certification ISO 9001:2008
    • Statements of Electronic Commercial Movement (via Web) with immediate release.
  • Trajectory:

    • More than 65 years of duty-free trade
    • More than 300 multinational companies
    • More than 3,000 registered companies
    • More than 13,000 million in Commercial Movement
    • World’s second largest Free Zone
  • Connectivity:

    • Maritime
      • Direct access to Atlantic Port (MIT, CCT, Cristobal).
      • Multimodal rail and highway connections to Pacific Ports (Balboa, PSA)
    • Air
      • Highway access through Tocumen International Airport
      • Enrique Jimenez International Airport in Colon
    • Ground
      • Highway access to the Interamerican Highway (Central America)
      • Highway Panama - Colon
    • Consolidated
      • Consolidated weekly sea to the main destinations in Latin America and Caribbean
      • Consolidated weekly land to Central America
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