Panama : Recent Economic Developments

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

March 1, 1999

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This paper provides background information to the IMF staff report for the 1998 Article IV Consultation discussions with Panama. It focuses on areas of interest in Panama’s medium-term economic strategy, and gives a broad overview of economic developments with emphasis on 1997. It updates information on important areas of economic activity: the structure and reform of the financial sector; reversion of the Canal Zone areas to Panama; and analysis of key elements of the economic reform program since 1994, including trade reform and other measures to foster competitiveness and competition.

Series:

Country Report No. 99/7

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

March 1, 1999

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451830804/1934-7685

Stock No:

1PANEA0011999

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

104

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