Fact Sheet: Panama - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Panama City
  • Population (millions): 3.7
  • Total area: 74,340 km2
  • Currency: Balboa
  • Language (s): Spanish

Economic Facts 2013

  • GDP ($ billions): 41.5
  • GDP per capita ($): 11,163
  • GDP growth (%): 8
  • Inflation (%): 4
  • Unemployment (%): 4.5

Key Opportunities

  • Agriculture, food and beverages
  • Infrastructure, building products and related services
  • Mining

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 2013
Canada’s merchandise exports to Panama$94.7
Canada’s merchandise imports from Panama$73.2
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