Panama: Trade freedom

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 Panama

Trade freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 79
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2023
 Average 73
 Min - Max 61 - 79
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Panama from 1995 to 2023. The average value for Panama during that period was 73 points with a minimum of 61 points in 2001 and a maximum of 79 points in 2019. The latest value from 2023 is 79 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 175 countries is 70 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Panama - Trade freedom - recent values

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Panama - Trade freedom - historical chart - 1995-2023




The Trade Freedom index for Panama measures the absence of tariffs and other barriers that affect the international trade of goods and services.
Definition: The Trade freedom index is based on two indicators: the trade-weighted average tariff rate and non-tariff barriers (including quantity, price, regulatory, customs and investment restrictions, and direct government intervention).


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 Property rights 57 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 39 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 19 2023 points
 Business freedom 71 2023 points
 Labor freedom 61 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 77.30 2023 points
 Trade freedom 79 2023 points
 Investment freedom 75 2023 points
 Financial freedom 70 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 64 2023 index points
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