Panama has gone from being a bridge to become a modern logistic platform by sea, land and air, with the Panama Canal as the main axis, transporting more than 300 million CPSUAB (Container, Bulk, etc.), serving today more than 14,000 ships through 144 maritime routes and complemented with the system of container terminals in the Pacific and the Caribbean, which serve as a center for transshipment and cargo redistribution, which registered an annual container cargo movement of 4.25 million TEU. s, added to the interoceanic railroad that has a capacity of 330,000 containers per year from one coast to the other.
Panama also has the Colon Free Zone, the most important in the Western Hemisphere, with an annual trade exchange of more than 19 billion dollars through the almost 3,000 companies established in the Colon Free Zone. The development of the Panama Pacifico Special Economic Area, in the former Howard air base, will serve as a space for the production of high technology goods and services.