Panama is one of the fastest growing countries in the Americas. Its economy is greatly influenced by the famous canal connecting Atlantic and Pacific Ocean and business-friendly regulations. As a result service sector with insurance, finance, legal industries and flagship registry accounts for 80 percent of GDP. However, in order to keep the current pace of growth the government needs to address the shortage of skilled workers, corruption and lack of judicial independence. This page provides the latest reported value for - Panama GDP Annual Growth Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Panama GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.