Colón Free Trade Zone | Visit Panama

WHERE TO GOZona Libre de Colón
(Colón Free Trade Zone)

With its 450 hectares, 2,500 established companies, 250,000 annual visitors, US $16.5 billion in imports and re-exports, it is the world's second largest free trade zone and the largest one in the Western Hemisphere. It is also well known for being an excellent shopping destination for tourists!

BASIC INFORMATION

LOCATION

Colón

TEMPERATURE

66 - 86°F (19 - 30°C)

CLIMATE

Tropical

TERRAIN

City

Located in the province of Colon and considered the “Showcase of Commerce” of Central America, South America, and the Caribbean, the Free Trade Zone welcomes thousands of visitors every year. Buyers take advantage of the services and facilities offered for import, storage, assembly, repacking and re-export of products from all over the world, including electronic devices, perfumes, clothing, shoes, jewels, and toys. Tourists wishing to do some duty-free shopping at this quintessential component of the Panamanian economy may stay at one of the hotels available at the city of Colon and use their passport to enter.

WHAT TO DO

BEST KNOWN FOR

Discount shopping in the world's second largest free trade zone.