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Paraguay Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Paraguay

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This web page provides information in on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Paraguay and the IMF. Additional information can be found on Paraguay and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English and Spanish that deal with Paraguay.

News and Highlights


Latin America and Caribbean Experiencing a Swift but Uneven Economic Rebound, IMF Report says

The recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is advancing faster than anticipated but at different speeds across countries, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its latest Regional Economic Outlook – Western Hemisphere report, click for more

Paraguay: Addressing the Stagnation and Instability Trap

Paraguay: Addressing the Stagnation and Instability Trap provides an overview of the analytical insights and policy challenges that a country faces while on the path to sustained growth with stability. click for more

Como Fortalecer el Mercado de Capitales: Desafíos para el Futuro

Presentación para el 30º aniversario del BVPASA, 31 de Octubre, 2008 click for more

Panel discussion with the IMF Resident Representative in Asunción

Courtesy of "La Nación", June 15, 2008 click for more

Paraguay podría lograr lo que hizo Irlanda

Interview with the IMF Resident Representative in Asunción, courtesy of "Foco - Economía & Negocios", December 2007 click for more

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Paraguay and The IMF

Informality in Paraguay : Macro-Micro Evidence and Policy Implications

November 24, 2015
Author/Editor: Mauricio Vargas
Series: Working Paper No. 15/245
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Transcript of the Western Hemisphere Department Press Briefing

October 7, 2015

Press Release: Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Mitsuhiro Furusawa at the Conclusion of his Visit to Paraguay

July 21, 2015

Saving in Latin America and the Caribbean : Performance and Policies

May 18, 2015
Author/Editor: Francesco Grigoli ; Alexander Herman ; Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel
Series: Working Paper No. 15/108
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Paraguay: 2014 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; and Press Release

February 20, 2015
Series: Country Report No. 15/37
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Regional Economic Outlook: Western Hemisphere

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The economic outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean remains very challenging. Regional growth is projected to decline for a fifth consecutive year in 2015, dipping below 1 percent. Weakness is concentrated among South America's commodity exporters, where falling global commodity prices have compounded country-specific challenges. Meanwhile, growth is projected to be steady or stronger for most of the Caribbean, Central America, and Mexico, supported by lower oil bills for importers and robust economic recovery in the United States. The analysis in this report examines core challenges facing the region: the impact of lower commodity prices on fiscal and external positions, the drivers of the slowdown in investment, and the role of economic diversification for longer-term growth prospects. Click for more