Panamanian Exports Decrease by 46%

During the first two months of the year, export value was $125 million, compared to $232 million during the same period in 2008.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

According to statistics from the General Accounting Office, the most affected areas were sea products (shrimp with a 59.9% decrease and shrimp larvae with 96.8%).

Raul Carrillo wrote in Laestrella.com.pa: "Melon exports also had a setback with a decrease of 68.4%, watermelon with 59.6% and pineapple with 42.6%. The comptroller’s report noted that the total of imported goods decreased by 14% compared with January and February of 2008."



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May 2009

At the end of the first quarter, $216 million were exported, 50.2% less than during the same period in 2008.

There were 255.5 million kilograms sent abroad, a decrease of 59.1% when compared to the first quarter of 2008, according to data from the Comptroller General of the Republic.

Panamanian Exports Decreased 4% in 2008

February 2009

Upon the closing of 2008, 1,497 million kilograms of fruits, meats, shellfish, clothes and petroleum by-products were exported.

Prensa.com reports: "This represented a fall of 4.1% compared to the figures of 2007, according to the data from the General Comptroller’s Office of the Republic. The results contrast with the previous period since, between 2006 and 2007, exports had a growth of 13.4%."

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