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Panama

As part of the country’s efforts to expand the digital payments landscape and increase financial inclusion, Panama signed the Digital Country Partnership with Mastercard in 2021. This initiative is focused on developing payment technology - particularly for those who are unbanked - as well as cybersecurity solutions

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Population

4,351,267

Banked Population:

44.97%

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Main industries

Agriculture and Service

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Main imports

Passenger & Cargo Ships, Refined & Crude Petroleum, Packaged Medicaments, and Boat Propellers

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Main exports

Copper Ore, Bananas, Packaged Medicaments, Passenger & Cargo Ships, and Refined Petroleum

GDP stats

$14,617.6

Per capita (USD)

15.3%

Growth annually

73

World ranking

Internet usage

64%

Smartphone usage

62%

Credit/debit card usage

31%

Population transacting electronically

35%

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Total volume of digital payments projected to reach

$3.10B (USD)

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