Activity in the Colon Free Zone Falls 10% in 2019
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Last year the commercial activity of the Panamanian Free Zone totaled $18,469 million, 10% less than what was reported in 2018.
From January to December 2019 imports in the Colon Free Zone (CFZ) totaled $8,655 million, and re-exports totaled $9,814 million, decreasing by 11% and 9% compared to the same period in 2018, respectively.

Regarding figures reported in December last year, a report of the General Comptroller of the Republic states that the value traded reached $ 1,391 million, 6% more compared to the same month in 2018.

In the case of re-exports recorded in December 2019, these amounted to $783 million, 16% more than reported in the last month of 2018.

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Red Numbers Still in Colon Free Zone
September 2019
In the first seven months of 2019, the commercial activity of the Panamanian Free Trade Zone totaled $10.782 million, 14% less than in the same period of 2018.
From January to July, imports in the Colon Free Zone (ZLC) totaled $5.224 million, and re-exports amounted to $5.557 million, decreasing by 12% and 16% compared to the same period in 2018, respectively.
Colon Free Zone Activity Begins 2019 Downward
May 2019
In the first three months of 2019, the commercial activity of the Panamanian Free Trade Zone reached $4.446 million, 15% less than that recorded in the same period of 2018.
In the first quarter of the year, imports in the Colon Free Zone (ZLC) totaled $2,151 million, and re-exports totaled $2,294 million, decreasing by 13% and 17% from January to March 2018, respectively.
Colon Free Zone: Activity Up 7% in 2018
January 2019
In accordance with what was reported during the first months of 2018, the commercial activity of the Panamanian Free Trade Zone at the end of the year totaled $20,931 million, 7% more than in 2017.
Figures from the Department of Statistics and Economic Studies of the Colon Free Zone (ZLC), highlight that in 2018 imports totaled $9,855 million, and re-exports amounted to $11,076 million, exceeding in 7% and 6% what was registered in 2017, respectively.
Colon Free Zone Continues to Recover
August 2018
Between January and July 2018 the commercial activity of the free trade zone in Panama generated $12.618 billion, growing 8% over the same period last year.
The administration of the Colon Free Zone (ZLC) reported that " 
... the cumulative amount of the first seven months of 2018 was higher than the $11.643.3 billion in the same period in the previous year. 
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