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14 Mar 2019, Radoslav Yordanov, EMIS Editor

FDI in Panama jumps 21% in 2018

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Panama soared 21% in 2018, Central America Data reported citing figures released by the Office of the General Comptroller of the Republic. As a result, the investments of foreign companies in the country reached USD 5.549bn last year. The biggest part of this amount corresponds to reinvested earnings which increased 4% to USD 3.281bn.

The Office of the General Comptroller of the Republic also revealed that FDI in Colon Free Zone surged 67% to USD 673mn in 2018. On the negative side, the component of reinvested earnings dropped 36% in the free zone from USD 463mn in 2017 to USD 294mn last year.

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