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U.S. Commercial Service Panama
The U.S. Commercial Service network of trade professionals represents unparalleled global reach. Our international experts provide market intelligence and business connections. We advocate every day on behalf of U.S. firms for easier market entry.


Panama is a country of 4.2 million people that is rich in diverse cultures. It is known as the Hub of the Americas, being one of the world’s most connected countries and having the Panama Canal with ports on both oceans. Panama’s American dollar-based economy, low inflation and zero foreign exchange risk, make the country an attractive place for investment by U.S. companies. Its government is stable and democratic.

We can help you discover export opportunities and identify local distributors and representatives in Panama.

Succeed in Panama with the U.S. Commercial Service

Explore key resources that can help your international business.
The U.S.-Panama Free Trade Promotion Agreement
The U.S.-Panama Free Trade Promotion Agreement entered into force in 2012. Over 87 percent of U.S. industrial goods exported to Panama are duty-free.
Virtual Services
Ready to export? We are ready to help. Take advantage of our menu of virtual export promotion services.
Panama FAQs
Find answers to frequently asked questions about exporting to Panama.
Business Service Providers
A directory of professional service providers in Panama.

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Panama Food and Tourism Sector

The hotel, restaurant, and institutional sector contributes significantly to Panama’s economy and is driven by international tourism.

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Panama Food and Beverages Market

U.S. processed foods exports are growing, reaching $557 million in 2021, in comparison to $433 million in 2020.

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Panama Foreign Investment in Tourism

Panama’s new law will incentivize foreign investment in the tourist sector.

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