Panama External Debt

2004 - 2021 | Monthly | USD mn | Ministry of Economy and Finance

Key information about Panama`s External Debt

  • Panama External Debt reached 31.7 USD bn in May 2021, compared with 31.8 USD bn in the previous month.
  • Panama External Debt: USD mn data is updated monthly, available from Jul 2004 to May 2021.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 31.8 USD bn in Jan 2021 and a record low of 6.6 USD bn in Sep 2004.
  • External Debt covers Public sector only.


Related information about Panama`s External Debt
  • In the latest reports of Panama, Current Account recorded a deficit of 225.2 USD mn in Mar 2021.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 453.6 USD mn in Mar 2021.
  • Panama Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 24.2 USD mn in Mar 2021.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 2.1 USD bn in Mar 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 15.0 USD bn in Dec 2020.

View Panama's External Debt from Jul 2004 to May 2021 in the chart:

Panama External Debt

What was Panama's External Debt in May 2021?

Panama External Debt reached 31.7 USD bn in May 2021, compared with 31.8 USD bn in the previous month. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
31,734.8 May 2021 31,751.6 Apr 2021 6,586.2 Sep 2004 31,828.3 Jan 2021 USD mn monthly Jul 2004 - May 2021

External Debt by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 10,439.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2021
Algeria (USD mn) 3,838.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) 271,505.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Armenia (USD mn) 6,753.6 May 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - May 2021
Australia (USD mn) 1,848,275.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1988 - Mar 2021
Austria (USD mn) 757,055.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1997 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 8,821.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) 70,671.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2011 - Dec 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 41,158.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 1,436,430.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 13,510.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 5,311.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Botswana (USD mn) 1,294.1 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Brazil (USD mn) 548,388.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Bulgaria (USD mn) 46,544.2 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) 17,824.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2021
Canada (USD mn) 2,478,436.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2021
Chile (USD mn) 224,052.9 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Jul 2021
China (USD mn) 2,526,600.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2021
Colombia (USD mn) 153,628.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Croatia (USD mn) 53,596.6 May 2021 monthly Dec 1998 - May 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) 225,569.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) 201,108.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Denmark (USD mn) 602,574.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Ecuador (USD mn) 55,525.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2021
Egypt (USD mn) 129,195.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Dec 2020
Estonia (USD mn) 31,106.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
European Union (USD mn) 18,103,392.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Finland (USD mn) 690,274.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2021
France (USD mn) 7,379,997.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2021
Georgia (USD mn) 20,592.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Germany (USD mn) 6,741,344.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1999 - Dec 2020
Ghana (USD mn) 24,598.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2021
Greece (USD mn) 591,346.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 1,776,248.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2021
Hungary (USD mn) 261,550.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Iceland (USD mn) 20,262.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1989 - Jun 2021
India (USD mn) 563,486.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1999 - Dec 2020
Indonesia (USD mn) 417,950.3 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2021
Iran (USD mn) 9,142.0 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Ireland (USD mn) 3,211,912.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2021
Israel (USD mn) 132,488.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Italy (USD mn) 2,753,981.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 19,182.3 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Japan (USD mn) 4,574,792.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2021
Jordan (USD mn) 35,466.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 163,360.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Kenya (USD mn) 37,230.4 Jun 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jun 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 565,896.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) 2,952.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 53,819.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) 8,693.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Laos (USD mn) 9,935.6 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Latvia (USD mn) 42,960.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) 33,676.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 41,795.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Mar 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) 3,971,387.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2021
North Macedonia (USD mn) 10,598.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Malawi (MWK mn) 2,021,553.2 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) 246,067.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2021
Malta (USD mn) 105,404.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) 224,205.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2021
Mexico (USD mn) 462,504.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
Moldova (USD mn) 8,253.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) 32,958.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) 8,339.4 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Morocco (USD mn) 59,925.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) 9,486.1 2017 yearly 1985 - 2017
Myanmar (USD mn) 11,114.4 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Nepal (USD mn) 7,121.3 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Netherlands (USD mn) 4,204,163.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) 201,158.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) 32,860.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
Norway (USD mn) 710,685.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2021
Pakistan (USD mn) 116,308.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2006 - Mar 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) 2,052.0 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2012 - Dec 2020
Panama (USD mn) 31,734.8 May 2021 monthly Jul 2004 - May 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) 19,549.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Peru (USD mn) 93,270.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
Philippines (USD mn) 97,047.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Poland (USD mn) 372,028.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Portugal (USD mn) 492,790.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 103,900.0 2010 yearly 2000 - 2010
Romania (USD mn) 151,681.7 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Jun 2021
Russia (USD mn) 471,385.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2021
Serbia (USD mn) 37,684.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Singapore (USD mn) 1,664,505.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) 128,117.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) 59,253.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 170,836.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1985 - Dec 2020
Spain (USD mn) 2,665,703.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 49,211.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2012 - Dec 2020
Sudan (USD mn) 51,200.0 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Sweden (USD mn) 1,088,950.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 2,227,086.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Taiwan (USD mn) 209,223.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1999 - Mar 2021
Tajikistan (USD mn) 6,608.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Dec 2020
Thailand (USD mn) 186,397.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Tunisia (USD mn) 41,085.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
Turkey (USD mn) 450,047.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1989 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -10.1 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -5,350.400 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 298.855 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jul 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 7.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 38,405.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2004 - Mar 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 69.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (PAB bn) 18.463 2026 yearly 1994 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (PAB bn) 45.856 2026 yearly 1994 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (PAB bn) 17.220 2026 yearly 1994 - 2026
Central Government Revenue: Current Revenue: Tax (PAB th) 298,855.336 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jul 2021
Central Government Revenue: Current Revenue (PAB th) 457,879.025 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jul 2021
Central Government Revenue: Current Revenue: Tax: Direct: Total (PAB th) 130,641.293 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jul 2021
Central Government Operations: Total Expenditure (PAB th) 13,335,911.222 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Central Government Operations: Total Revenue (PAB th) 13,336,542.550 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
CGO: Expenditure: Current (USD mn) 7,991.800 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
CGO: Expenditure: Capital (USD mn) 3,521.600 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
CGO: Overall Balance, Accrual Basis (USD mn) -4,886.300 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Public Debt: Domestic (USD mn) 7,601.199 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 2004 - Aug 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 7.757 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -476.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 420.3 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 290.8 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 9,023.143 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 783,947.551 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 136,348.851 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 896.4 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 71.4 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 626,096.790 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 150,384.506 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 17.521 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1970 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 155.619 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1967 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 30.644 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 74.919 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 1989 - Feb 2021
Exports: FOB: Raw Wood (PAB th) 7,428.13 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2017 - Apr 2018
Exports: FOB: Waste & Scrap of Steel, Copper & Aluminum (PAB th) 6,147.94 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2017 - Apr 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 24.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -225.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 453.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 2,062.046 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -37.105 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 31,734.8 May 2021 monthly Jul 2004 - May 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 201.9 2020 yearly 2014 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 36,260.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2014 - Sep 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 67.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -2.091 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -64,252.281 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (PAB mn) -1,261.826 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Services (PAB mn) 1,597.067 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Income: Debit (PAB mn) -1,375.659 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods (PAB mn) -861.109 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Services: Debit (PAB mn) -891.324 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Credit (PAB mn) 1.076 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
BoP: Financial Account (FA) (PAB mn) 893.916 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (PAB mn) -1,250.161 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods: Credit (PAB mn) 3,393.731 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Income (PAB mn) -1,029.220 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (PAB mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (PAB mn) 2,062.046 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods: Debit (PAB mn) -4,254.840 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Income: Credit (PAB mn) 346.440 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
BoP: Financing: Reserve Assets (PAB mn) 789.094 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
Balance of Payment (BoP): Current Account (CA) (PAB mn) -225.238 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Services: Credit (PAB mn) 2,488.392 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
BoP: Capital Account (PAB mn) 1.076 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
BoP: FA: Direct Investment (PAB mn) 429.342 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
International Investment Position (IIP) (USD mn) -66,146.657 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2021
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 77,372.507 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2021
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 143,519.164 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (PAB mn) 453.585 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.7 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2008 - Mar 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 52.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 1,242.084 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2008 - Mar 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 9,434.190 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jun 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 36,695.106 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jun 2021
M2 Growth (%) -15.3 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2003 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 8,141.5 Jul 2021 monthly Oct 1969 - Jul 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 16.784 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 9.9 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 0.000 Jul 2021 monthly Sep 1969 - Jul 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 94,172.482 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1998 - Jul 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.3 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 54,352.3 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Jul 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) -1.6 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jul 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 28,154.1 Jul 2021 monthly Oct 2005 - Jul 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 73,712.538 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1998 - Mar 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) -4.37 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 97.01 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2020
Money Supply: M3 (PAB mn) 36,695.106 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jun 2021
LC: National Banking System: Private Sector: Mortgage (PAB mn) 18,429.516 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jul 2021

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