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Panama leads in attracting investment

Friday, August 26, 2011


The expansion of the canal as part of a major logistics strategy, along with a sturdy financial-services sector, has made Panama the region’s leader in attracting foreign direct investment.

Panamanisn FDI increased 33% last year, compared with 2009 (figures refer to 2010 FDI in millions of dollars, according to the Latin American Economic Commission.

1. Panamá 2,300                     
2. Costa Rica 1,400
3. Honduras 798
4. Guatemala 678
6. Nicaragua 508
7. El Salvador 89