Panama Real GDP Growth

2008 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Panama contracted 23.6 % YoY in Sep 2020, following a negative growth of 38.2 % in the previous quarter. Real GDP Growth YoY data in Panama is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2008 to Sep 2020, with an average rate of 5.3 %. The data reached an all-time high of 13.6 % in Jun 2008 and a record low of -38.2 % in Jun 2020. CEIC calculates Real GDP Growth from quarterly Real GDP. The National Institute of Statistics and Census provides Real GDP in local currency, at chain linked 2007 prices.

In the latest reports, Nominal GDP of Panama reached 12.0 USD bn in Sep 2020. Its GDP deflator (implicit price deflator) fell 5.1 % in Sep 2020. Its Gross Savings Rate was measured at 36.6 % in Dec 2019. For Nominal GDP contributions, Investment accounted for 37.4 % in Dec 2019. Public Consumption accounted for 12.0 % in Dec 2019. Private Consumption accounted for 51.4 % in Dec 2019.

View Panama's Real GDP Growth from Mar 2008 to Sep 2020 in the chart:

Panama Real GDP Growth

What was Panama's Real GDP Growth in Sep 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-23.6 Sep 2020 -38.2 Jun 2020 -38.2 Jun 2020 13.6 Jun 2008 % quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) -3.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Sep 2020
Algeria (%) -3.9 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2020
Argentina (%) -10.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Armenia (%) -9.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2020
Australia (%) -3.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 1960 - Sep 2020
Austria (%) -4.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1989 - Sep 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 0.2 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2020
Bahrain (%) -5.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (%) 5.2 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Belarus (%) -0.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
Belgium (%) -5.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Bolivia (%) -21.7 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1991 - Jun 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) -6.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2020
Botswana (%) -5.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2020
Brazil (%) -3.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1997 - Sep 2020
Brunei (%) 0.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Bulgaria (%) -5.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Cambodia (%) 7.1 2019 yearly 1994 - 2019
Canada (%) -5.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1962 - Sep 2020
Chile (%) -10.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1987 - Sep 2020
China (%) 6.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2020
Colombia (%) -9.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2020
Croatia (%) -10.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Cyprus (%) -4.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Czech Republic (%) -5.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Denmark (%) -3.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1992 - Sep 2020
Ecuador (%) -8.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2020
Egypt (%) -1.7 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Jun 2020
Estonia (%) -2.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
European Union (%) -4.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Finland (%) -3.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
France (%) -5.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1950 - Dec 2020
Georgia (%) -5.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2020
Germany (%) -3.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2020
Ghana (%) -0.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Sep 2020
Greece (%) -11.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) -3.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1991 - Sep 2020
Hungary (%) -4.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Iceland (%) -6.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
India (%) -7.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2005 - Sep 2020
Indonesia (%) -2.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Iran (%) -2.8 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 1989 - Jun 2020
Ireland (%) 8.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Israel (%) -1.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Italy (%) -6.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1982 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 7.4 2018 yearly 1966 - 2018
Japan (%) -5.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1956 - Sep 2020
Jordan (%) -2.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2020
Kazakhstan (%) -4.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
Kenya (%) -1.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Sep 2020
South Korea (%) -1.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1961 - Dec 2020
Kosovo (%) 0.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Kuwait (%) -2.5 Mar 2020 quarterly Jun 2010 - Mar 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) -6.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2020
Laos (%) 5.5 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Latvia (%) -1.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Lebanon (%) -1.9 2018 yearly 2005 - 2018
Lithuania (%) -1.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1995 - Dec 2020
Luxembourg (%) 0.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Macau SAR, China (%) -63.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2020
North Macedonia (%) -3.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2020
Malawi (%) 4.0 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Malaysia (%) -2.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2020
Malta (%) -9.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2020
Mauritius (%) -32.5 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2020
Mexico (%) -4.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1981 - Dec 2020
Moldova (%) 0.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Mongolia (%) -3.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Montenegro (%) -26.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Morocco (%) -7.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Mozambique (%) 2.0 Dec 2018 quarterly Jun 2007 - Dec 2018
Myanmar (%) 6.8 2019 yearly 2011 - 2019
Nepal (%) -2.7 Mar 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2020
Netherlands (%) -2.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1997 - Sep 2020
New Zealand (%) 3.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1983 - Sep 2020
Nigeria (%) -3.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Norway (%) -0.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1979 - Sep 2020
Oman (%) -0.8 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Pakistan (%) 0.5 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (%) 11.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2011 - Sep 2020
Panama (%) -23.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Paraguay (%) -1.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2020
Peru (%) -9.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1981 - Sep 2020
Philippines (%) -8.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Poland (%) -1.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Portugal (%) 1.8 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2019
Qatar (%) -4.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Romania (%) -5.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Russia (%) -3.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
Saudi Arabia (%) -4.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Serbia (%) 4.5 Sep 2019 quarterly Mar 1997 - Sep 2019
Singapore (%) -3.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (%) -2.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2020
Slovenia (%) -2.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020
South Africa (%) -6.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1961 - Sep 2020
Spain (%) -9.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Sri Lanka (%) 1.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Sudan (%) -1.3 2019 yearly 1983 - 2019
Sweden (%) -2.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1982 - Dec 2020
Switzerland (%) -1.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1966 - Sep 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) 247.841 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 8.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 36,959.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 2004 - Dec 2020
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 (PAB th) 340,747.320 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Central Government Revenue: Current Revenue: Tax (PAB th) 247,840.708 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Central Government Revenue: Current Revenue: Tax: Direct: Total (PAB th) 119,181.240 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Central Government Operations: Total Revenue (PAB th) 12,335,110.903 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Central Government Operations: Total Expenditure (PAB th) 13,335,911.222 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
CGO: Expenditure: Current (USD mn) 7,406.300 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
CGO: Expenditure: Capital (USD mn) 3,521.800 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
CGO: Overall Balance, Accrual Basis (USD mn) -2,504.800 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Public Debt: Domestic (USD mn) 6,656.615 Feb 2021 monthly Jul 2004 - Feb 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 7.757 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -430.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Jan 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 238.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 29.6 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 7,433.156 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 828,726.833 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 52,026.873 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 672.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -26.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 945,925.460 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 179,739.197 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 17.521 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1970 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 225.235 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1967 - Dec 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 30.644 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 54.165 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 1989 - Dec 2020
Exports: FOB: America: NAFTA: USA (PAB th) 112,882.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Exports: FOB: America: NAFTA: Mexico (PAB th) 8,293.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Exports: FOB: Asia: Rest of Asia: South Korea (PAB th) 49,411.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Exports: FOB: Asia: Rest of Asia: China (PAB th) 30,644.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Exports: FOB: Asia: Rest of Asia: Taiwan (PAB th) 7,417.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Exports: FOB: Waste & Scrap of Steel, Copper & Aluminum (PAB th) 6,147.94 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2017 - Apr 2018
Exports: FOB: Raw Wood (PAB th) 7,428.13 Apr 2018 monthly Jan 2017 - Apr 2018
Imports: CIF: Asia: ASEAN: Thailand (PAB th) 120,467.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Imports: CIF: Asia: Rest of Asia: China (PAB th) 57,989.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Imports: CIF: Asia: Rest of Asia: Taiwan (PAB th) 195,501.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Imports: CIF: America: LAIA: MERCOSUR: Brazil (PAB th) 243,990.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Imports: CIF: America: NAFTA: USA (PAB th) 3,281,120.000 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 334.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 17.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 461.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 18.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 2,222.902 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 2,222.902 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 29,817.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 2004 - Dec 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 156.8 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 38,673.4 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 2014 - Jun 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 55.1 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -2.091 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -63,872.394 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Income: Debit (PAB mn) -998.381 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: Financing: Reserve Assets (PAB mn) -4,139.419 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Goods: Debit (PAB mn) -3,500.405 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Assets (PAB mn) 443.412 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: FA: Direct Investment (PAB mn) 127.490 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
Balance of Payment (BoP): Current Account (CA) (PAB mn) 17.824 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: Financial Account (FA) (PAB mn) 2,991.995 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (PAB mn) 2,222.902 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Services (PAB mn) 1,300.330 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Services: Credit (PAB mn) 1,858.600 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Services: Debit (PAB mn) -558.270 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Income (PAB mn) -632.289 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Income: Credit (PAB mn) 366.092 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Goods (PAB mn) -681.536 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Goods: Credit (PAB mn) 2,818.869 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: Capital Account (PAB mn) 2.510 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: Capital Account: Credit (PAB mn) 2.510 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (PAB mn) 0.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
International Investment Position (IIP) (USD mn) -63,872.394 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 141,903.927 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
IIP: Assets (USD mn) 78,031.533 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (PAB mn) 461.767 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.6 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 2008 - Nov 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 49.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Sep 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 1,194.080 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 2008 - Nov 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 9,094.309 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 45,813.861 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2021
M2 Growth (%) 8.2 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2003 - Feb 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 9,722.2 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 1969 - Feb 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 17.675 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 15.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 0.000 Feb 2021 monthly Sep 1969 - Feb 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 11.4 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Feb 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 95,926.795 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1998 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 54,174.3 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) -1.8 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jan 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 27,654.7 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 2005 - Jan 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 74,276.604 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 1998 - Dec 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) -5.63 Oct 2020 monthly Dec 1999 - Oct 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 97.01 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2020
Money Supply: M1 (PAB mn) 8,202.360 Aug 2020 monthly Dec 2002 - Aug 2020
Money Supply: M3 (PAB mn) 45,813.861 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2021
LC: National Banking System: Private Sector: Mortgage (PAB mn) 18,053.546 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jan 2021

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