Press Release

Interview of the Secretariat of Fondo de Ahorro de Panama

Panama | February 28, 2018

The Secretariat of the Fondo de Ahorro de Panama ("FAP" or "Fund"), Abdiel A. Santiago M., was interviewed by Alma Solís of the online news site “Sistema de Noticias Internacional de Panama” (

Abdiel discusses the main themes that influenced the Fund's positive performance.  Among them he mentioned: 1) the expectation of the tax reform in the US; 2) the reduction of quantitative easing from Central Banks; 3) the positive expectations of the global economies; and 4) the reduction in the number of shares listed in public financial markets

In addition, he shared his perspectives for the market in 2018.

The full video of the interview is available to view here (in Spanish).

About Fondo de Ahorro de Panama

The Fund was created by Law 38 of June 5, 2012, whose main objectives are:

  1. Establish a long-term savings mechanism for the Panamanian State; and

  2. Establish a stabilization mechanism in case of a state of emergency (declared by the Cabinet’s Council) and economic slowdowns.

Contact: Administration, +507-394-5776/5706,

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