Chile & Panama Sign Mining Collaboration Agreement
Bnamericas reported that Chile’s mining and energy minister, Juan Carlos Jobet, and the minister of commerce and industry of Panama, Ramón Martínez, signed an MOU for the development of a sustainable mining sector in both countries. According to a release, the agreement involves exchange of experiences regarding regulations as well as training related to mining safety, environmental management and governance. Local suppliers of goods and services for the mining industry will also be boosted, especially SMEs.
During the virtual signing ceremony, Ramírez said the exchange of knowledge regarding technologies and procedures used in the Chilean industry as well as its regulatory framework will strengthen trade relations between both countries.