According to the airport’s administration, the construction of the new free zone associated with the Tocumen International Airport in Panama began on 21 November. This logistics zone, costed at US$14m, will cover 18 hectares and will take approximately as many months to build. It is set to generate more than 500 direct jobs according to Carmen Carrizo, Vice President of the airports planning strategy. The free zone will be used to import, export and process high value-added merchandise, including technological products, light manufacturing goods and pharmaceutical products.
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