Publish in Special Reports - Monday, May 6, 2013
Panama is now richer than Uruguay. Here the new Trump Ocean Club in Panama City. (Photo: Panamausa)
The richest and poorest countries in Latin America.
BY LATINVEX STAFF
Panama has become the second-richest country in Latin America after Chile, while Peru is now richer than Colombia, according to a Latinvex analysis of new data from the International Monetary Fund.
The analysis used data for gross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) per capita GDP in international dollars to measure wealth and excludes Argentina, which has been criticized for having unreliable data on its economy.
Panama’s GDP PPP is now...
Story keywords: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela
Table keywords: Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela