Wednesday October 16 2019
Panama Imports at 1042562.50 PAB Thousand


Imports to Panama dropped 5 percent over a year earlier to PAB 1042.6 million in August 2019, mostly due to lower purchases of consumption goods (-8.3 percent), in particular domestic products (-11.8 percent), semi-durable (-6.2 percent), and fuels & lubricants (-20 percent); and capital (-13.7 percent), namely agricultural (-38.2 percent), construction (-20 percent) and other capital goods (-22.9 percent).





Wednesday October 16 2019
Panama Balance of Trade at -979465.21 PAB Thousand


Panama’s trade deficit narrowed to PAB 979.5 million in August 2019 from PAB 1038.7 million in the corresponding month of the previous year. Exports rose 6.9 percent over a year earlier to PAB 63.1 million, boosted by higher sales of banana (39.9 percent); fish oil & flour (9.5 percent); shrimp (6.9 percent); and coffee (104.9 percent). Imports dropped 5 percent to PAB 1042.6 million, mostly due to lower purchases of consumption goods (-8.3 percent), in particular domestic products (-11.8 percent), semi-durable (-6.2 percent), and fuels & lubricants (-20 percent); and capital (-13.7 percent), namely agricultural (-38.2 percent), construction (-20 percent) and other capital goods (-22.9 percent).





Wednesday October 16 2019
Panama Exports at 63098.33 PAB Thousand


Exports from Panama rose 6.9 percent over a year earlier to PAB 63.1 million in August 2019, boosted by higher sales of banana (39.9 percent); fish oil & flour (9.5 percent); shrimp (6.9 percent); and coffee (104.9 percent).





Tuesday October 15 2019
Panama Food Inflation at 1.00 percent


Cost of food in Panama increased 1 percent in September of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.





Tuesday October 15 2019
Panama CPI Transportation at 102.65 Index Points


The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Panama decreased to 102.65 Index Points in September of 2019 from 103.81 Index Points in August of 2019.





Tuesday October 15 2019
Panama Cpi Housing Utilities at 102.00 Index Points


Cpi Housing Utilities in Panama increased to 102 Index Points in September from 101.97 Index Points in August of 2019.





Tuesday October 15 2019
Panama Consumer Price Index Cpi at 104.84 Index Points


Consumer Price Index Cpi in Panama decreased to 104.84 Index Points in September from 104.89 Index Points in August of 2019.





Tuesday October 15 2019
Panama Inflation Rate MoM at 0.00 percent


The Consumer Price Index in Panama decreased 0 percent in September of 2019 over the previous month.





Tuesday October 15 2019
Panama Inflation Rate at -0.60 percent


Consumer prices in Panama dropped 0.6 percent year-on-year in September 2019, the same pace as in the previous month. It remained the sharpest fall in consumer prices since at least 2008, as prices declined further for transport (-4.4 percent vs -3.5 percent in August). In addition, cost continued to fall for furnishings & household equipment (-1.2 percent, the same as in August) and communications (-1.6 percent, the same as in August). Also, prices slowed for miscellaneous goods & services (0.1 percent vs 0.2 percent) and education (0.7 percent vs 0.8 percent). In contrast, cost of food & beverages advanced at a faster pace (1.0 percent vs 0.6 percent), as prices for milk and eggs jumped 3.3 percent each. Also, prices fell less for recreation & culture (-0.6 percent vs -0.7 percent) and housing & utilities (-0.3 percent vs -0.4 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were flat after falling 0.3 percent in August.





Sunday October 13 2019
Panama - Credit Rating at 60.00


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.