DRIVERS hoping for relief from the daily traffic snarl, won’t be getting help from the car dealer industry as retail sales continue to climb.
The latest report from the Comptroller General ahows that of the Republic reveals that during the first half of 2016 vehicle sales grew 7.3% in Panama compared to the same period last year.
Between January and June 33,164 vehicles were sold.
The figures of the report are based on data supplied by the Panama Association of Automobile Dealers of (ADAP).
The greatest growth in the sector came from the sale of pickups, which increased 35.3% (5 111 units).Mini-bus sales also recorded an increase of 37.1% (872 units sold).