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March 8, 2019

Paraguay | How much do external factors affect local economic activity?

The international environment has been deteriorating since the middle of last year. In this context, it is interesting to analyze how this is affecting and will continue to affect the economic activity of Paraguay. This document evaluates the impact of changes in some external real and financial variables on the Paraguayan …

November 16, 2017

Paraguay Economic Outlook 2017

The Paraguayan economy will grow 3.7% this year and 3.5% in 2018. Thus, it will remain as one of the fastest-growing economies in the region. The forecast for the next year is conditioned on a positive external environment and on the dynamism of the pubic investment. Mid-term challenges remain in place and need to be tackle…

August 4, 2017

An Index of Regulatory Practices for Financial Inclusion in Latin America

The index assesses and compares the quality of regulations that influence financial inclusion in 8 Latin American countries. It defines three categories of regulatory practices: the enablers, which determine the overall quality of the financial environment; the promoters, which deal with specific market frictions; and the p…

March 31, 2017

Financial Inclusion in Paraguay. March 2017

An inclusive financial system maximizes usage and access, while minimizing the barriers for financial inclusion (as a proxy of quality). The Multidimensional Index for Financial Inclusion (MIFI) computes the degree of inclusiveness of a financial system across economies and over time

March 31, 2017

Digital Context: Paraguay

Paraguay has room for improving in terms of the Digitization Index, particularly on affordability and content dimensions. Paraguay almost duplicates Internet use between 2011 and 2014, but it is still lower than other Latin American countries

November 10, 2016

Presentation “Paraguay Economic Outlook. Fourth Quarter 2016?

We expect GDP to grow by 2.9% next year. Growth will be supported by the start of infrastructure works and a gradual recovery in consumption

September 5, 2016

Paraguay | Análisis del crecimiento potencial, situación actual y perspectivas

La economía paraguaya se mantuvo entre las de mayor crecimiento en la región entre 2006-2015. Sin embargo, se ha desacelerado en los últimos años debido a factores transitorios y estructurales. En este contexto, es fundamental la aplicación de reformas que permitan fortalecer la productividad y la competitividad del país.

July 9, 2016

Paraguay | La actividad económica mantuvo un fuerte crecimiento en mayo

En mayo, el indicador IMAEP creció 6,1%. La producción de energía eléctrica, que viene mostrando niveles por encima del promedio histórico, continuó dando soporte al producto. En tanto, los sectores más vinculados a la demanda interna mostraron estabilidad. Para los siguientes meses proyectamos una moderación de la activida…