Panama pension funds reach $5.5 billion
Investment and pension funds in Panama account for 13 percent of the country's gross domestic product, according to authorities.
The figure represents some $5.5 billion each year in both categories.
But the country needs to promote private investment funds, as only 3 percent of the economically active population invest in that product, said Marielena García Maritano, president of Panama's pension and investment fund administrators' chamber.
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