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Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Western Hemisphere Department

An Uneven Recovery

Amid escalating trade tensions, tighter financial conditions, and volatile commodity markets, economic recovery in LAC has both moderated and become more uneven

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Source: Panama : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes-FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2014/55

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475531916

Keywords: Combating the financing of terrorism, Corporate sector, Anti-money laundering, Financial institutions, Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes, Panama, International cooperation, Nonbank financial sector, money laundering, law enforcement

This report assesses the Observance of Standards and Codes on the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) in Panama. Panama is...

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Source: Panama : Detailed Assessment Report-FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2014/54

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475559743

Keywords: Financial institutions, Anti-money laundering, Combating the financing of terrorism, Nonbank financial sector, International cooperation, Freeze on financial assets, Panama, Private sector, Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes, money laundering

This report evaluates the level of implementation of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) in Panama. The findings reveal th...

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Source: Panama : 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement and Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Panama

Volume/Issue: 2009/207

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451830910

Keywords: debt, public sector, deficit, interest, article

Strong economic fundamentals helped Panama contain the adverse impact of the global economic downturn and financial turmoil. The 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that real GDP of Panama in 2008 grew by 9.2 p...

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Source: Panama : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 2001/41

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2001

ISBN: 9781451830835

Keywords: banking, banking system, national bank, capital adequacy, brady bonds

This report provides background information and supporting analyses for the staff report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation discussions with Panama. The paper presents an overview of economic developments since 1...

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Source: Panama : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1996/82

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 September 1996

ISBN: 9781451830781

Keywords: banking, banking system, national bank, savings bank, capital expenditure

This paper provides background information to the IMF staff report for the 1996 Article IV Consultation discussions with Panama. It presents an overview of economic developments in Panama during 1995, focusing on a...

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Source: Panama : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2013/89

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2013

ISBN: 9781484344477

Keywords: real gdp, trading partners, external shocks, world trade, gdp growth

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 poli...

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Source: Panama : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1999/7

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1999

ISBN: 9781451830804

Keywords: interest, debt, loans, external debt, liabilities

This paper provides background information to the IMF staff report for the 1998 Article IV Consultation discussions with Panama. It focuses on areas of interest in Panama's medium-term economic strategy, and gives...

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Source: Panama : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/83

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503142

Keywords: current account, credit, prices, public debt, external debt

The 2011 Article IV Consultation reports that Panama's economy has rebounded strongly from the 2009 slowdown, and is one of the fastest-growing in the region. Rapid growth and prudent fiscal policy have lowered pub...

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Source: Panama : 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/88

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2013

ISBN: 9781484327944

Keywords: monetary fund, public information

Panama's per capita GDP has doubled, driven by a steady rise in public and private investment underpinned by a stable macroeconomic environment and prudent policies. Easy credit and fiscal conditions should continu...

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Source: Panama : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2010/315

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455208647

Keywords: international capital markets, international capital, capital markets, bond, credit rating

This paper presents empirical evidence on the effects of achieving investment grade on borrowing costs for the sovereign and the private sector. This study provides background information on sovereign credit rating...