Panama Faces Slow Economic Growth

Posted on July 9, 2014 • Filed under: Economy, Panama

Panama’s new president Juan Carlos Varela’s key challenges include dealing with slower economic growth, rising inflation and the goal of reducing poverty.

Inter-American Dialogue

What are the major economic challenges confronting Panama’s new president Juan Carlos Varela? What do his cabinet choices so far say about his plans? Will he be able to fulfill his campaign promises to maintain public investment, tackle rising food prices and clean up corruption in public works contracts? Read Article

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