The IMAE economic activity index of Panama increased 2.95 percent year-on-year in June 2019, up from a 2.38 percent rise in the previous month. Main positive contributions came from transport, storage & communications; financial services; public administration; mining; agriculture; and utilities. In the first half of the year, economic activity advanced 3.08 percent compared to 3.21 percent in the same period of last year. Leading Economic Index in Panama averaged 6.22 percent from 2007 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 15.69 percent in April of 2008 and a record low of -2.26 percent in August of 2009.

Leading Economic Index in Panama is expected to be 5.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Leading Economic Index in Panama to stand at 4.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Panama Economic Activity Index YoY Change is projected to trend around 5.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-21 02:30 PM IMAE Economic Activity YoY Mar 2.96% 3.74% 4%
2019-06-21 11:00 PM IMAE Economic Activity YoY Apr 2.94% 2.96% 3.3%
2019-07-22 11:30 PM IMAE Economic Activity YoY May 2.38% 2.94% 3.2%
2019-08-21 09:35 PM IMAE Economic Activity YoY Jun 2.95% 2.38% 3%
2019-09-19 11:30 PM IMAE Economic Activity YoY Jul 2.95% 3%
2019-10-17 03:40 PM IMAE Economic Activity YoY Aug
2019-11-15 11:00 PM IMAE Economic Activity YoY Sep 5.2%


Panama Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Industrial Production -2.80 -3.90 6.40 -5.10 percent [+]
Leading Economic Index 2.95 2.38 15.69 -2.26 percent [+]
Internet Speed 5900.46 5672.43 5900.46 610.73 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 463691.00 439307.00 530598.00 155502.00 IP [+]
Ease of Doing Business 79.00 79.00 83.00 55.00 [+]
Car Registrations 1374.00 1248.00 4236.00 692.00 Units [+]
Competitiveness Index 61.03 61.64 61.64 4.12 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 64.00 55.00 64.00 40.00 [+]
Corruption Index 37.00 37.00 39.00 30.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 93.00 96.00 102.00 51.00 [+]


Panama Economic Activity Index YoY Change

In Panama, the Monthly Economic Activity Index - IMAE - estimates the activity of the different economic sectors in a given month, anticipating future movements in GDP. It aggregates the 14 different sectors included in the GDP calculation: agriculture, livestock, hunting and forestry; fishing; mining and quarrying; manufacturing; electricity and water supply; construction; wholesale and retail trade; hotels and restaurants; transport, storage, and communications; financial services; real estate; education; health and social services and public administration. The index has a base value of 100 as of 1996. . This page provides the latest reported value for - Panama Economic Activity Index YoY Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Panama Economic Activity Index YoY Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.95 2.38 15.69 -2.26 2007 - 2019 percent Monthly
2013=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina -0.80 Jul/19
Australia -0.30 Aug/19
Brazil -0.16 Jul/19
Canada 0.20 Jun/19
Japan 93.60 Jul/19
Mexico -0.90 Jun/19
Russia 1.70 Jul/19
Singapore 108.10 Jun/19
South Africa -0.40 Jun/19
South Korea 114.50 Jul/19
Turkey 2.19 Jul/19
United Kingdom 0.00 Jul/19
United States 128.31 Jul/19


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