Panamanian advertising industry up 8.5% in 2008

Fueled by political activity, Panamanian media generated $309 million in revenue in 2008.

Thursday, February 19, 2009


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According to the Comptroller's Office, the breakdown was as follows: television first with 61% ($190.5 million), followed by newspapers with 20% ($63.5 million), radio with 7.3% ($22.7 million), magazines with 5.7% ($17.8 million) and outdoor advertising with 4.8% ($14.9 mill).

According to the article published in laestrella.com.pa: "television ... generated the highest growth, with 10.1%."

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