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Panama economy grows by 9.9 percent through April. Inflation at 3.9 percent and jobs grow by 1 percent

Thursday, August 18, 2011

\ Economic growth in Panama grew by 9.9 percent through April, according to the Finance ministry.\ \ Employment grew by 1 percent over the period and inflation surged by 3.9 percent.\ \ Both the wholesale and retail sectors grew rapidly as a result of the increase in trade by the Colón Free Trade Zone and growing demand from other Latin American countries.\ \ \ \ \ \ Original source (in Spanish): La Prensa\ \ \ \