Latest articles from Paraguay

Carlos Fernandez Valdovinos

Paraguay central bank governor: a steady hand in a turbulent region

August 1, 2016

After eight successive years of fiscal surplus, the governor of Paraguay’s central bank, Carlos Fernández Valdovinos, explains to Silvia Pavoni how the country has managed to remain immune to the financial instability experienced in its Latin American neighbours. 

Top-200-Latin-American-banks-ranking-2015

Top 200 Latin American banks ranking 2015: Argentina and Brazil press on in hard times

November 2, 2015

The Banker’s Top 200 Latin American banks ranking for 2014 sees Brazilian institutions stay on top, while Argentina maintains its status as most profitable, despite mounting challenges. 

Paraguay finance minister looks to make better connections

January 5, 2015

The finance minister of Paraguay, German Rojas, is keep to continue the country's impressive economic performance of recent years, but is fully aware that to do this the state of its crumbling infrastructure must be addressed.

Paraguay round table

Paraguay: an emerging opportunity not to be missed

September 1, 2011

Paraguay is being as careful with its economic resources as it has been with its natural resources. Professionals from the public and private sector discuss the advantages of this prudent strategy and the potential for further growth in the country.

cp/96/Trinidad4.jpg

Hidden treasure

August 30, 2010

Paraguay is little known as an international tourist destination despite having much to offer. However, the country's government is now taking steps to ensure that its attractions become known to more than just the most intrepid explorers.

cp/96/GET-Stevia.jpg

A sweet deal

August 30, 2010

The candy leaf stevia plant is just one of the abundant, relatively untapped natural resources coming to symbolise the huge potential of Paraguay that is slowly opening up to foreign investors. Writer Silvia Pavoni

cp/96/GET-Paraguay traffic.jpg

Ground to a halt

August 30, 2010

Paraguay's potential as a trade route is badly hampered by its poor transport infrastructure. The government has promised to invest in improving this situation through a series of PPPs.

Central Bank of Paraguay on the country's need to diversify

August 30, 2010

The governor of the Central Bank of Paraguay speaks to Silvia Pavoni about the need to diversify Paraguay's economy and the measures he is taking to improve training for central bank staff.

cp/96/GET-Paraguay money.jpg

The growth factor

August 30, 2010

Paraguay's financial sector is small and underdeveloped but the country's fast-growing economy is opening up opportunities for both domestic and multinational players, buoyed in recent years by the creation and support of a development agency. Writer Silvia Pavoni

cp/96/dionisio_borda.jpg

Paraguay banks on natural resources

August 30, 2010

 Paraguay's minister of finance, Dionisio Borda, outlines the government's efforts to make the most of its natural resources, attract private investment and build up the country's infrastructure.

Order The Banker July edition

FREE trial access to Top 1000 World Banks

Join our community

Global Risk Regulator

The Banker on Twitter

By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described in our cookie policy unless you have disabled them. You can change your cookie settings at any time but parts of our site will not function correctly without them.