Tuesday December 03 2019
Panama - Credit Rating at 61.00


Standard & Poor's credit rating for Panama stands at BBB+ with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for Panama was last set at Baa1 with stable outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Panama was last reported at BBB with stable outlook.





Tuesday November 26 2019
Panama Interest Rate at 1.36 percent


The benchmark interest rate in Panama was last recorded at 1.36 percent.





Thursday November 21 2019
Panama Economic Activity Index YoY Change at 3.98 percent


The IMAE economic activity index of Panama advanced 3.98 percent year-on-year in September 2019, accelerating from a 3.20 percent expansion in the previous month. It was the strongest growth in economic activity since April last year, boosted by trade; transport, storage & communications; financial services; public administration; primary activity; construction; utilities; mining and domestic services. Considering the first nine months of the year, economic activity advanced 3.25 percent compared to the same period 2018.





Wednesday November 20 2019
Panama Terrorism Index at 0.04


Terrorism Index in Panama decreased to 0.04 in 2018 from 0.08 in 2017.





Tuesday November 19 2019
Panama Car Registrations at 1175.00 Units


Car Registrations in Panama decreased to 1175 Units in September from 1518 Units in August of 2019.





Tuesday November 19 2019
Panama GDP Annual Growth Rate at 2.90 percent


Panama’s economy advanced 2.9 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2019, easing from a 3.1 percent expansion in the previous period. It was the weakest growth rate since at least 2010, amid a slowdown in construction (2.9 percent from 4.5 percent in Q1); financial services (3.9 percent from 4.7 percent); restaurants & hotels (1.4 percent from 2 percent); and utilities (2.1 percent from 5.6 percent). Additionally, manufacturing activity shrank further (-1 percent from -0.9 percent). On the other hand, output rose at a faster pace in transport & communications (5.2 percent from 4.3 percent); trade (2 percent from 1.9 percent); social services & private health (3.1 percent from 2.7 percent); education (4.5 percent from 0.9 percent); mining (4.7 percent from 4.5 percent); agriculture (8.4 percent from 2.4 percent); and real estate (3.3 percent from 2.8 percent). Also, fishing activities contracted less (-32.5 percent from -39.9 percent).





Tuesday November 19 2019
Panama Foreign Direct Investment - Inflows at 18.20 USD Million


Foreign Direct Investment in Panama increased by 18.20 USD Million in the second quarter of 2019.





Tuesday November 19 2019
Panama Capital Flows at -1323.70 PAB Million


Panama recorded a capital and financial account deficit of 1323.70 PAB Million in the second quarter of 2019.





Tuesday November 19 2019
Panama Current Account at -1713.40 PAB Million


Panama recorded a Current Account deficit of 1713.40 PAB Million in the second quarter of 2019.





Tuesday November 19 2019
Panama Industrial Production at -6.50 percent


Industrial Production in Panama decreased 6.50 percent in the second quarter of 2019 over the same quarter in the previous year.