PANAMA
Region: LATIN AMERICA AND CARRIBEAN
128
of
56
Global Rank: 
22
of
5
Region Rank:

Panama’s IPRI score increased by 0.1 to 5.4 placing it 5th in the Latin America and Caribbean and 56th in the world. Panama is classified by the IMF classified as part of the Latin America and Caribbean group and the World Bank as an upper-middle income country. Panama is a member of the Central American Parliament (PARLACEN) and the Pacific Alliance.
Panama’s Subindex for the Legal and Political Environment increased by 0.2 to 4.3 with scores of 2.7 in Judicial Independence, 4.8 in Rule of Law, 5.2 in Political Stability, and 4.3 in Control of Corruption. The Subindex for Physical Property Rights increased by 0.1 to 6.8 with scores of 6.1 in Property Rights, 9.2 in Registering Property, and 4.9 in Ease of Access to Loans. The Subindex for Intellectual Property Rights increased by 0.1 to 5.1 with scores of 5.9 in Intellectual Property Protection, 6.7 in Patent Protection, and 2.8 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.4 56 of 128 5 of 22
Legal and Political 4.3 76 of 128 7 of 22
Physical 6.8 33 of 128 2 of 22
Intellectual 5.1 61 of 128 9 of 22


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.3 76 of 128 7 of 22
Judicial Independence 2.7 109 of 128 15 of 22
Rule of Law 4.8 64 of 128 5 of 22
Political Stability 5.2 57 of 128 6 of 22
Control of Corruption 4.3 69 of 128 4 of 22


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.8 33 of 128 2 of 22
Protection of Physical Property 6.1 42 of 128 3 of 22
Registering Property 9.2 57 of 127 6 of 22
Access to Loan 4.9 13 of 128 1 of 22


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.1 61 of 128 9 of 22
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 5.9 36 of 128 1 of 22
Patent Protection 6.7 58 of 108 12 of 22
Copyright Protection 2.8 72 of 104 10 of 18
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