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Panama: FDI Up 21% in 2018

Posted on 2019-03-15

The most recent figures from the General Comptroller's Office of Panama detail that between 2017 and 2018 the flow of Foreign Direct Investment increased by $980 million, going from $4.569 million to $5.549 million.

Figures show that for the years concerned, reinvested earnings grew 4%, from $3.168 million to $3.281 million. In the case of investments by companies in the Colon Free Zone increased 67%, rising from $402 million to $673 million.

Regarding the reinvested profits of companies in the Colon Free Zone, a 36% negative variation was reported, since in 2017 the amount reached $463 million and in 2018 the figure dropped to $294 million.

Source Central America Data

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