Paraguay : Financial System Stability Assessment: Update

Publication Date: July 25, 2011

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Summary: Most banks in Paraguay appear resilient to shocks, although the exposure to large borrowers is high. The mission strongly recommends the adoption of measures that would moderate credit growth and induce financial institutions to build cushions that can protect them and their clients from a sudden reversal of conditions. Paraguay’s banking system safety net is well developed. To start building a strong macroprudential policy framework, Executive Directors recommend improving coordination and information sharing among all agencies responsible for financial stability and financial sector oversight.
Series: IMF Staff Country Reports
Subject(s): Bank supervision | Banks | Combating the financing of terrorism | Credit expansion | Credit risk | Economic indicators | Financial safety nets | Financial sector | Financial soundness indicators | Risk management

Publication Date: July 25, 2011
ISBN/ISSN: 9781462321384/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1PRYEA2011001 Pages: 52
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