In the first quarter, the economy expanded 10.6% over the same quarter last year, which was up from the 9.6% rise registered in the fourth quarter of 2011. The acceleration over the previous period mainly reflected faster growth in services (Q4 2011:+11.4% year-on-year; Q1: +12.8% yoy), which are the largest component of Panama
Economic growth remains stellar in Q1
June 18, 2012
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Note: Year-on-year changes of GDP in %.
Source: National Comptroller
Panama Economic News
October 13, 2016
Consumer prices in a month-on-month comparison increased 0.2% in September after a flat reading in August.
September 27, 2016
In July, the monthly indicator for economic activity (IMAE, Índice Mensual de Actividad Económica) decelerated from 4.1% in June to a seven-month low of 3.0% in July.
September 16, 2016
The Panamanian economy gained traction in the second quarter of the year.
September 13, 2016
In August, consumer prices were flat, down from July’s 0.10% print.
August 25, 2016
In June, the monthly indicator for economic activity (IMAE, Índice Mensual de Actividad Económica) decelerated from May’s over-one-year high of 5.2% to 4.1%.