Panama Construction

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Representing $5.1bn and 14% of the nation’s growing GDP, construction is a major component of Panama’s economy. From infrastructure to commercial and residential building, all subsectors have seen important advances in the past year. According to the Panama Construction Chamber (Cámara Panameña de la Construcción, CAPAC), the sector saw 14% growth in 2013-14 and is set...

Despite slower GDP growth of 6.2% in 2014, according to the Ministry of Economy and Finance, Panama remains one of Latin America’s fastest growing economies, a trend set to continue in coming years with the IMF forecasting average annual growth of around 6.5% over the next five years.

Un programa nacional para construir viviendas y lanzar proyectos públicos podría impulsar el sector constructor de Panamá hacia un fuerte crecimiento en 2015.

With a housing deficit of over 136,000 units and growing at around 15% per year, a huge market remains unsatisfied as few developers construct within the low-income segment. Government incentives, almost entirely restricted to assisting the consumer in purchasing a home, have fallen short of providing viable solutions on a large scale and...

While several of the most significant infrastructure projects draw to a close, concerns have arisen over an eventual decline in construction activity. However, deficits still remain among highways, roads, logistics operations and purely private sector ventures, providing a long list of work for the near to medium term. According to the...

Where and on what scale do you foresee new infrastructure investments?

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