All Panama articles – Page 5

  • Philippines bananas
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    EU banana talks could start afresh

    2008-12-07T18:27:07Z

    Discussions between the EU and Latin American banana exporters could return to square one when World Trade Organisation talks resume

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    Panama backs WTO banana ruling

    2008-11-28T10:54:57Z

    The country's minister of trade and industry has called on the EU to implement tariff changes initially agreed at July's trade discussion in Geneva

  • Lemons
    Article

    Chilean lemons step in as US production falls short

    2008-06-02T11:57:10Z

    Significant shortfalls in the US have opened the door, according to the USDA

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    WTO backs Ecuador in EU banana tariff battle

    2008-04-19T09:08:13Z

    Bonita Europe calls ruling a "ratification" of dollar suppliers' position but a spokesman for the European Commission says it will consider launching a further appeal against the panel's "purely formalistic approach"

  • Chiquita makes banana deal with Panama
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    Chiquita makes banana deal with Panama

    2007-12-07T16:01:01Z

    Chiquita Brands International Inc has reached a deal with Panamanian farmers that will ensure banana supply until 2008, it has been reported.

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    Panama call for diversification

    2007-07-14T17:01:01Z

    Panamanian labour minister Reynaldo Rivera has surprised the banana sector in his central American country by saying the trade is “especially delicate” and that producers should look to other crops.

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    Winds ravage Panama

    2006-07-06T17:01:00Z

    Recent high winds in Panama have severely affected banana production in the Central American country.

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    Chiquita given Panamanian deadline

    2006-06-22T18:01:01Z

    Chiquita has until June 30 to renegotiate terms with the Coosemupar co-operative in Panama for the marketing of its fruit, otherwise it will face international arbitrage, worker and government representatives have said.

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    Panama expansion planned

    2006-05-03T16:01:01Z

    As ships queue for days to transit the Panama Canal, the government in Central American country has announced it plans to double the capacity of the waterway.

  • Chiquita's Panama deadline nears
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    Chiquita's Panama deadline nears

    2006-03-31T09:38:19Z

    Chiquita’s exclusivity contract with Panamanian banana co-operative Coosemupar is under threat as the deadline nears for the multi-national and its supplier to settle their differences.

  • Panama government in banana rescue
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    Panama government in banana rescue

    2006-03-22T13:01:01Z

    The Panamanian Cabinet is subsidising the Coosemupar banana co-operative so that it can meet its fortnightly wages bill.

  • Panama banana crisis
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    Panama banana crisis

    2006-03-14T13:01:02Z

    Panamanian banana co-operative Coosemupar, which sells its fruit through Chiquita, is in deep crisis as workers strike and funds run dry.

  • Panama gives ground on bananas
    Article

    Panama gives ground on bananas

    2005-09-25T14:01:01Z

    Banana exporter Panama has indicated in press reports that it might accept a planned EU banana import tariff if it were both set a lower level and delayed by several years.

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    Panama raises melon stakes

    2003-02-26T00:00:00Z

    Panama is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with in top-quality melon production thanks to an innovative government project and the commitment of a band of dedicated growers in the country's Azuero peninsula.