Mining Numbers in Panama

Investment to be made in the local mining sector between 2009 and 2018 is estimated at $10 billion and it is projected that by 2019 the value of the export of metals will reach $2500 million a year.  

Thursday, October 9, 2014

From a statement from the Mining Chamber of Panama:

Relevant data related to mining in Panama:

• Mining brings economic, environmental and social benefits to the country.

• Currently 2.5% of GDP is a result of mining activities. By the year 2019 it is projected that about 10% of GDP will come from mining activity.

• Foreign direct investment in the local mining sector between 2009 and 2018 is estimated to reach 10,000 billion in projects already underway.

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