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Manufacturing in Panama hits $1.2 billion for quarter

Monday, July 9, 2012

The manufacturing industry in Panama produced $1.26 billion in the first quarter, a 5.9 percent increase on the same period of last year.

However, employment in the industry was almost at a standstill. By March the actor had 49,300 workers, a year-on-year increase of only 0.65 percent.

Manufacturing is the number two employer in Panama.

Source (in Spanish): Panamá América