Mr. Ford was visited multiple times by Canadian Cannabis Businesses to seek advice on the California and Latin American markets. One such visit was from the CEO of a publicly traded Canadian Cannabis business looking to expand internationally. These visits took place in Panama during 2018.
Mr. Ford was in New York City in December 2018 to accept an Officer’s position with the China American Silk Road Chamber of Commerce. He was also appointed the President of the Chamber in Panama.
Mr. Ford attends the China Panama Exposition in December 2018 during President Xi Jinping’s visit to Panama after the G20 meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina. China and Panama established diplomatic relations in 2017 and the two countries are developing commercial ties. China is including Panama in its Belt and Road Initiative.