Panama Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Panama was recorded at 3.30 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Panama is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo - Panamá. Inflation Rate in Panama averaged 5 Percent from 2008 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 10.04 Percent in September of 2008 and a record low of 0.49 Percent in September of 2009. In Panama, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Panama Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-17

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
3.30 3.40 10.04 0.49 3.56 | 2014/03 2008 - 2014 Percent Monthly
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Panama Inflation Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-09-12 11:00 PM Panama
Inflation Rate YoY
Aug 2013 3.9% 4.1% 3.93%
2013-10-11 09:55 PM Panama
Inflation Rate YoY
Sep 2013 3.9% 3.9% 4.29%
2013-11-13 06:35 PM Panama
Inflation Rate YoY
Oct 2013 3.9% 3.9% 3.77%
2013-12-12 06:30 PM Panama
Inflation Rate YoY
Nov 2013 3.8% 3.9% 4.25%
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Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Inflation Rate 3.30 2014-03-31 3.40 10.04 0.49 3.56 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
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Inflation Rate | Notes
The data given on this page shows an annual change in the Consumer Price Index. The CPI measures changes in the price level of consumer goods and services purchased by households. The CPI is calculated by taking price changes for each item in the predetermined basket of goods and services and averaging them. The items weight according to their importance. Depending on the country, the highest weights are usually given to the food, energy, housing, clothing, medical care, transportation and household equipment.


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Panama Inflation Rate at 3.30 Percent  
The inflation rate in Panama was recorded at 3.30 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Panama is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo - Panamá.
Panama Current Account at -1001.60 PAB Million  
Panama recorded a Current Account deficit of 1001.60 PAB Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Current Account in Panama is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo - Panamá.
Panama Interest Rate at 1.00 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Panama was last recorded at 1 percent.
Panama Imports at 5724.60 PAB Million  
Imports in Panama decreased to 5724.60 PAB Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 6445.50 PAB Million in the third quarter of 2013. Imports in Panama is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo - Panamá.
Panama Exports at 3733.90 PAB Million  
Exports in Panama decreased to 3733.90 PAB Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 4149.70 PAB Million in the third quarter of 2013. Exports in Panama is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo - Panamá.
Panama Balance of Trade at -1990.70 PAB Million  
Panama recorded a trade deficit of 1990.70 PAB Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Panama is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo - Panamá.
Panama Personal Income Tax Rate at 25.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Panama stands at 25 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Panama is reported by the General Directorate of Revenues, Panama.
Panama Corporate Tax Rate at 25.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Panama stands at 25 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Panama is reported by the General Directorate of Revenues, Panama.
Panama Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 7.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Panama stands at 7 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Panama is reported by the General Directorate of Revenues, Panama.
Panama Government Budget at -4.40 Percent of GDP  
Panama is expected to record a Government Budget deficit equal to 4.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Budget in Panama is reported by the Ministry of Finance, Panama.
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