Panama is Committed to Business
Panama is committed to business for the development of key industries, such as finance, trade, shipping, infrastructure, real estate, hotels and resorts, as well as encouraging greater foreign direct investment in mining, oil, energy and ports and logistics services.
. Over the past years, both government and opposition have worked hand-in-hand to create the right legislative and regulatory framework for all these sectors to grow and prosper.
Business in English
International Panama uses English as an official language, alongside Spanish. Use of English is universal, making Panama instantly accessible to anyone conversant in English. Many Panamanians also speak a third language, usually Italian, German or French.
Top Quality Service Providers
Panamanian professionals such as bankers, tax advisors, legal practitioners and accountants are recognized to be among the best in the world, and their excellent reputation has expanded Panama’s product-offering as a wealth management center. A number of family offices have already chosen to locate their operations or certain functions to Panama. The country’s prudential regulatory and supervisory system, under which trustees and other investment services providers have to be licensed, gives comfort to the families by ensuring certain standards are met. With its excellent reputation for high standards of regulation and supervision, competitive costs and a highly educated workforce, Panama is prepared to satisfy the most diverse and sophisticated customer requirement.
Panama’s strengths as a wealth management center lie in the foundations of its thriving finance center, which offers a wide range of investment vehicles including investment funds and trust companies. The country’s excellent physical and legal infrastructure has also been bolstered by seasoned professionals with a proven track record in structuring customized solutions and offering innovative approaches.
After a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contraction of 17.9% in 2020 due pandemic period, Panama is projected to have a strong rebound in 2021 helped by increased mining output, and new public investments such as the extension of metro Line 2 and construction of Line 3.
The Business Panama Group provides you our well-known One Stop Shop services to assist you in all your business needs. For more information contact us.