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Paraguay :, Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Abstract
This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic activity in Paraguay has slowed from record-high growth in 2013, but remains buoyant. Construction, manufacturing, and services led the expansion in 2014, whereas electricity production declined, and re-exports suffered from weak growth in Brazil. Full-year growth is estimated to have slightly exceeded 4 percent. Real GDP is projected to remain close to 4 percent in 2015. Weak trading partner growth and lower export prices cloud the outlook, and agricultural production is projected to rise only marginally above the high level of 2014
Table Of Contents
Cover; CONTENTS; BACKDROP; RECENT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS; OUTLOOK AND RISKS; BOX; 1. Global and Regional Spillovers to Paraguay; POLICY DISCUSSIONS; A. Fiscal Policy: Anchoring Solid Public Finances; B. Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy: Extending Recent Achievements; C. Financial Sector Policy: Vigilance and Institutional Strengthening; D. Structural Reforms for Economic Development and Inclusive Growth; STAFF APPRAISAL; FIGURES; 1. Long-Term Growth and Social Outcomes; 2. Real Sector Developments; 3. Fiscal Sector Developments; 4. Monetary Developments; 5. Balance of Payments Developments
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
"February 2015."
Physical Description
1 online resource (64 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781498327787

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