The most recent report of the Comptroller General of Panama details that between the first eight months of 2018 and the same period of 2019, the expenditure made by tourists arrivals in the country decreased by US$32 million, going from US$3.346 billion to US$3.314 billion.

Only in August, the amount left behind by tourists amounted to US$263 million, 2% lower than the US$270 million recorded in August 2018.

Regarding the number of tourists arrivals, the document states that for January to August 2019 also decreased, falling from 1.53 million to 1.51 million visitors.

See full report (in Spanish).