Panama

In-depth country-focused analysis on Panama's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Panama's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Panama, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Panama's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Panama before your competitors.

Panama Country Risk

Panama Industry Coverage (7)

Agribusiness

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BMI View: The region is still struggling with disease outbreaks in the coffee sector in 2013/14. We believe the region will continue to suffer as low global coffee prices limit investment...

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Freight Transport

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We forecast a continued moderation in Panamanian real GDP growth in 2014, as delays to the canal expansion project temper growth in the construction and communications and transport sectors. The...

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Infrastructure

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BMI View: We see high risks, small scale and limited growth opportunities across the region as a whole. A crucial factor underpinning our forecasts for infrastructure investments in future...

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Mining

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BMI View: The mining sector in Central America and the Caribbean is set to grow as investment flows into the region's untapped mineral potential. Much of this will be focused on gold and...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View: The Central American regional pharmaceutical and healthcare markets , consisting of the seven markets of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and Belize ,...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View: BMI has extended its forecasts to 2018 in the Q214 update to the Central America report, with our expectations indicating that growth will slow down towards the back end of the period...

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Water

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BMI View: The Panamanian government is dedicated to improving the quality of its hydrological resources and its water supply and sanitation services, as well as promoting a more egalitarian...

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