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Hirings rise sharply in Panama during first half of the year. Heavy demand for public and private works projects

Monday, August 22, 2011

\ The number of jobs being created is increasing rapidly in Panama, thanks to public and private works projects as well as the growing number of foreign companies that are arriving in the country.\ \ In the first half of the year, the number of hirings rose by 5.2 percent compared with the same period of last year.\ \ The overall unemployment rate fell from 6.5 to 5.6 percent through August.\ \ \ \ Original source (in Spanish): Panamá América\ \ \ \