Government Agency(s)/Competent Authority
Costa Rica, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, plus Panama and the Dominican Republic are benchmarking their standards to a regional organic standard - the Central America Regional Standard. August 2016 these regional standards were put before the World Trade Organization for comment.
USDA's GAIN Report 2017 Food Processing Ingredients Report for Panama (2017)
USDA's GAIN Report 2015 Panama Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards - Narrative (2016)
USDA's GAIN Report Panama Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional (2016)