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Panama leads in economic growth

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Panamanian growth will be well above the average rate of 4 per cent for the region’s other countries, according to a recent report by the International Monetary Fund.

The only other country likely to do better than average is Costa Rica.

A risk for the growth in the region may be inflation, caused by high food prices, Figures represent expected growth in percentages for 2011, according to the International Monetary Fund.

1. Panamá 7.4                    
2. Costa Rica 4.3
3. Honduras 3.5
4. Nicaragua 3.5
5. Guatemala 3.0
6. El Salvado 3.0