Optimism in Manufacturing and Services Sectors in Panama

Panamanian employers predict that in the last four months of 2013 the trend for employment in manufacturing will be 40%.

Friday, June 28, 2013

According to a survey by Manpower, in second place is the service sector, as this area has a steady rhythm for hiring, with a trend of 37%.

Panamaamerica.com.pa reports that "on the other hand, employers forecast an upbeat hiring pace both for trade in agriculture, fishing, mining and extraction with a trend of 20% and 17% respectively ".

"However, hiring plans are weakening in three sectors. The trend of trade has decreased by 13% and 10% less has been reported in construction and transport and communications. "

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