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Panama seen growing 6.5 percent in 2015

Thursday, September 4, 2014


Panama's economy will grow 6.5 percent in 2014, while inflation is expected to reach 4.3 percent, according to government forecasts.

Among the government's investment plans for next year are $250 million for the capital city's subway system, and $100 million aimed at reactivating the agricultural sector.

Panama's Economy vice minister Iván Zarak said that former president Ricardo Maritnelli's administration left $2.7 billion for public works to be used between 2015 and 2019.

Full story (in Spanish)