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  • Plastic bag fines still not in effect

    Plastic bag fines still not in effect

    The Authority for Consumer Protection and Defense of Competition (Acodeco) has informed that fines for the breach of Law No. 1 of January 19, 2018 (use of plastic bags in stores) are not yet in affect

    Panama’s Ban on Plastic Bags

    Panama’s Ban on Plastic Bags

    Last year the National Assembly approved a bill prohibiting plastic bags, granting a 12 month period for supermarkets, pharmacies and retailers to adapt to the laws, now that period is almost up.

    Acodeco receives real estate complaints

    Acodeco receives real estate complaints

    Acodeco received 255 complaints amounting to more than $ 19 million regarding real estate transactions, occupying the majority of complaints received by the Consumer Protection agency.