Panama Balance of Trade  Forecast


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Balance of Trade in Panama is expected to be -700000.00 PAB Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Panama to stand at -980890.65 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Panama Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -600000.00 PAB Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.


Panama Trade Last Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Balance of Trade -1024934 -700000 -998488 -990340 -980891 -600000
Exports 56513 57000 60000 58000 62000 85000
Imports 1081447 1056123 1056103 1049120 1040124 970183
Current Account -506 -739 -613 -567 -606 -589
Current Account to GDP -5.6 -5.72 -5.6 -5.48 -5.37 -4.77
Capital Flows -1279 379 886 -10.42 507 492
Remittances 426 793 787 780 774 605
Terrorism Index 0 0.12 0.13 0.14 0.15 0.11
Foreign Direct Investment 1528 4444 4417 4389 4362 3968