Imports to Panama increased 10.1 percent year-on-year to PAB 1160.8 million in April 2019, boosted by higher purchases of consumption goods (12.1 percent), namely non-durable (12.6 percent), and fuels & lubricants (24.6 percent); intermediate (3 percent), of which raw materials and intermediate products for agriculture (10.6 percent) and construction materials (24.5 percent). Also, imports of capital goods advanced (12.8 percent), in particular transport & communications (52.1 percent) and other capital goods (33.4 percent). Imports in Panama averaged 782339.07 PAB Thousand from 2003 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 1349156.80 PAB Thousand in October of 2014 and a record low of 226561 PAB Thousand in February of 2003.

Imports in Panama is expected to be 1040000.00 PAB Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Panama to stand at 1075000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Panama Imports is projected to trend around 1100000.00 PAB Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Panama Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1092376.36 -956671.77 -164179.00 -1274300.00 PAB Thousand [+]
Current Account -1291.57 -1041.80 247.00 -1670.40 PAB Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -8.50 -7.90 14.81 -13.50 percent [+]
Imports 1160800.40 1017323.00 1349156.80 226561.00 PAB Thousand [+]
Exports 68424.03 60651.00 181465.14 40502.29 PAB Thousand [+]
Capital Flows -1495.40 -920.00 2195.90 -2791.00 PAB Million [+]
Remittances 443.70 426.10 652.00 220.00 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.08 0.15 0.66 0.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1648.30 1265.70 1685.10 -306.70 USD Million [+]

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Panama Imports

Panama's main imports are mineral products, capital equipment, electronics and food. Panama's main import partners are the United States, China, Mexico, South Korea, Japan and Colombia. . This page provides - Panama Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Panama Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1160800.40 1017323.00 1349156.80 226561.00 2003 - 2019 PAB Thousand Monthly
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