Paraguay - Economic Forecasts - 2018-2020 Outlook

This page has economic forecasts for Paraguay including a long-term outlook for the next decades, plus medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions for the next release affecting the Paraguay economy.


Overview Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
GDP Growth Rate -1.00 1.7 1.7 1 1.1 1.4 percent
Unemployment Rate 7.60 7.8 7 8.3 8.4 7.4 percent
Inflation Rate 3.90 3.8 4.5 4.6 4.4 4.4 percent
Interest Rate 5.25 5.25 5.5 5.5 6 6.5 percent
Balance of Trade -439450.00 -225000 -325000 50000 -195000 -105000 USD Thousands
Government Debt to GDP 24.10 25.95 24.5 35.5 25.3 22 percent
MARKETS Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Currency 5846.00
5839 5861 5883 5906 5996
GDP Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
GDP Growth Rate -1.00
percent
1.7 1.7 1 1.1 1.4
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.10
percent
3.8 3.8 3.5 3.5 3.6
GDP 29.73
USD Billion
27.22 27.25 33 33 32
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 9977807.52
Million PYG
10640321 10756702 10327031 9294702 11589701
GDP per capita 3905.93
USD
4210 4210 4300 4300 4400
GDP per capita PPP 8827.00
USD
8900 8900 9100 9100 9400
GDP Constant Prices 52674974.00
PYG Thousand
50255408 55249412 54518598 51036657 59527927
GDP From Agriculture 5912299.00
PYG Thousand
2877551 3691145 6119229 4398032 3976987
GDP From Construction 2884295.86
PYG Thousand
3229250 3166924 2985246 2770195 3412171
GDP From Manufacturing 10243539.11
PYG Thousand
10638992 11104112 10602063 10036839 11964014
GDP From Services 23552943.25
PYG Thousand
24067096 27071993 24377296 24109001 29168448
GDP From Utilities 4747862.00
PYG Thousand
3830333 4411606 4914037 4234044 4753241
LABOUR Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Unemployment Rate 7.60
percent
7.8 7 8.3 8.4 7.4
Minimum Wages 2112.56
PYG Thousand/Month
2110 2110 2110 2113 2250
Population 6.85
Million
6.93 6.92 6.94 6.96 7.13
Unemployed Persons 93052.00
95812 95300 101517 105372 98377
Living Wage Family 2338000.00
PYG/Month
2338000 2338000 2438000 2338000 2438000
Living Wage Individual 1445700.00
PYG/Month
1445700 1445700 1445700 1445700 1445700
Wages High Skilled 5018400.00
PYG/Month
5038400 5038400 5038400 4688145 5068400
Wages In Manufacturing 269.90
Index Points
278 278 290 283 300
Wages Low Skilled 2672000.00
PYG/Month
2752000 2752000 2752000 2511096 2800000
Employed Persons 1126552.00
1134081 1133442 1133935 1133648 1133739
PRICES Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Inflation Rate 3.90
percent
3.8 4.5 4.6 4.4 4.4
Core Consumer Prices 101.90
Index Points
102 103 103 104 108
Core Inflation Rate 3.10
percent
2.75 2.65 2.6 2.59 2.58
Inflation Rate Mom 0.50
percent
0.26 0.32 0.32 0.33 0.33
Producer Prices 121.20
Index Points
123 125 125 125 133
Producer Prices Change 3.10
percent
3.29 3.38 3.41 3.43 3.44
GDP Deflator 109.55
Index Points
109 109 110 110 112
Food Inflation 3.50
percent
6 5.5 6 3.7 6
CPI Housing Utilities 101.90
Index Points
165 166 106 106 182
CPI Transportation 107.20
Index Points
125 127 108 112 138
Consumer Price Index Cpi 101.80
Index Points
158 162 106 106 177
MONEY Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Interest Rate 5.25
percent
5.25 5.5 5.5 6 6.5
Deposit Interest Rate 3.76
percent
3.76 4.01 4.01 4.51 5.01
Money Supply M0 11599726.00
Million PYG
11599502 11599431 11598977 11599012 11599017
Money Supply M1 27776566.00
Million PYG
28252818 28696486 29157738 29618880 34113022
Money Supply M2 46092727.00
Million PYG
46795263 47634646 48485818 49334209 57598524
Money Supply M3 80745060.00
Million PYG
82510100 83622890 84908972 86189745 98409043
Foreign Exchange Reserves 6783.50
USD Million
6746 6736 6740 6740 6740
TRADE Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Balance of Trade -439450.00
USD Thousands
-225000 -325000 50000 -195000 -105000
Exports 718622.00
USD Thousands
730000 650000 1000000 740000 850000
Imports 1158074.00
USD Thousands
955000 975000 950000 935000 955000
Current Account -113.80
USD Million
-190 -266 -179 -219 -216
Current Account to GDP -1.20
percent
-0.19 -1.03 -1.04 0.93 -1.21
Gold Reserves 8.20
Tonnes
8.2 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.2
Terrorism Index 3.60
3.9 3.75 3.74 3.73 3.65
Foreign Direct Investment 77.50
USD Million
88.51 86.54 85.81 86.19 86.32
External Debt 6205068.00
USD Thousand
5630000 5710000 5615905 5615901 5970000
Capital Flows -222.00
USD Million
-62.92 108 -87.29 -3.74 -17.31
GOVERNMENT Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Government Debt to GDP 24.10
percent
25.95 24.5 35.5 25.3 22
Government Budget -1.50
percent of GDP
-1.56 -1.66 -1.64 -1.61 -1.62
Military Expenditure 333.30
USD Million
347 343 348 353 343
Government Spending 5880172.10
PYG Million
5734540 7843737 6085978 5857771 8451156
Government Debt 7697.50
USD Million
7969 8152 8334 8513 10185
BUSINESS Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Internet Speed 1375.35
KBps
1333 1332 1333 1333 1333
IP Addresses 206156.00
IP
155376 151963 149682 148157 145167
Leading Economic Index 5.30
percent
3.4 3.6 3.7 3.8 4
Steel Production 1.00
Thousand Tonnes
2.25 2.36 2.24 2.25 2.25
Ease of Doing Business 108.00
98 95 97 99 107
Corruption Index 29.00
Points
29 28 28 28 30
Corruption Rank 135.00
135 139 138 137 128
Changes In Inventories 1579820.48
Million PYG
1250000 1540000 1158912 790067 346544
Competitiveness Index 3.71
Points
3.62 3.62 3.69 3.71 3.71
Competitiveness Rank 112.00
117 117 116 116 121
CONSUMER Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Gasoline Prices 0.77
USD/Liter
0.78 0.74 0.7 0.66 0.52
Consumer Spending 37230560.26
PYG Million
35886847 38659766 38533630 36802023 41653579
TAXES Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Corporate Tax Rate 10.00
percent
10 10 10 10 10
Sales Tax Rate 10.00
percent
10 10 10 10 10
Social Security Rate 25.50
percent
25.5 25.5 26 26 26
Social Security Rate For Companies 16.50
percent
16.5 16.5 16.5 16.5 16.5
Social Security Rate For Employees 9.00
percent
9 9 9 9 9
CLIMATE Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Precipitation 204.49
mm
45.84 121 116 96.27 93.41
Temperature 27.93
celsius
20.27 25.71 26.76 23.8 23.82