Panama : Selected Issues

Publication Date: March 28, 2013
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Summary: Panama’s extensive trade and financial linkages make it vulnerable to adverse external shocks, and this would have a sizable impact on Panama’s real activity. In the absence of monetary policy, macroprudential policy tools could usefully complement microprudential tools. A macroprudential supervisory body must possess the ability or power to collect and analyze firm-, market-, and global-level data to detect risks before they develop into full-blown crises. This study analyzes Panama’s tax structure, performance, and administration in order to identify priority areas for further strengthening
Series: Country Report No. 13/89
Subject(s): Selected issues | External shocks | Spillovers | Macroprudential Policy | Tax reforms | Panama

Publication Date: March 28, 2013
ISBN/ISSN: 9781484344477/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1PANEA2013002 Pages: 51
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