Following up with last years release of the Offshore Banking report, www.alternativelatininvestor.com/offshore-banking.html, which, in the midst of the global banking crisis, gravitated towards Panama, Alternative Latin Investor has released an in-depth report of the of the country.
Through extensive interviews, site visits and research the report deals with the main sectors relevant to foreign investors, Real Estate, Commodities, Banking and General Business practices as well as an exclusive interview with Former Panamanian president Nicolás Ardito. With Panama being the integral point of trade and business in the Caribbean, this report provides essential insight for those interested in getting involved in the region.
The economic overview analyzes the trends and indicators affecting the outlook of the Panamanian economy. The real estate portion of the report covers where to invest, coastal developments and “insider tips” from the director of a local Real Estate firm. For those interested in commodities investing – the report highlights the prized Panamanian Geisha coffee bean as well as a complex discussion regarding Teak investment in the region. The final segment covers the details and benefits of banking in panama.
ALI believes in the future of the Latin American alternative investment industry, but feels there is a lack of information regarding this sector which does not allow for growth or global exposure.
Every two months ALI releases a digital magazine, see previous,http://www.alternativelatininvestor.com/issue3.html. In addition supplemental in-depth reports area also released, such as the just the current Panama Outlook: 2010 as well as Offshore Banking: Latin America 2009. Both LatAm Commercial Real Estate and Latin Hedge Funds are slated for release later this year.
Through creating a platform for industry professionals to submit articles concerning their areas of expertise, investors can benefit from the experience of alternative investment insiders. Through participation in Alternative Latin Investor industry professionals will be able to create new synergies both within the region and beyond.