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Panama's port cargo movement drops 4.7 percent

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Cargo movement in Panamanian ports dropped 4.7 percent between January and October 2013, compared with the same period a year before.

The port of Cristóbal saw the biggest drop, with 16.5 percent in the period, followed by Balboa, with a 5.2 percent drop.

Despite the results, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean said Panama was the top Latin America country in terms of port movement, followed by Brazil.

Source (in Spanish): Panamá América