The economy of Paraguay advanced 1.2 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2018, slowing from an upwardly revised 1.4 percent expansion in the previous period. It was the weakest growth rate since the first quarter of 2016, mainly due to slowdown in agriculture (0.9 percent vs 5.2 percent in Q3); and services (2.4 percent vs 3.6 percent). Additionally, output shrank in manufacturing (-0.1 percent vs 0.2 percent); and livestock, forestry, fishing and mining (-3.3 percent vs 3.3 percent). Meanwhile, output rebounded in utilities (1.7 percent vs -5.6 percent) and construction activity contracted less (-2.1 percent vs -5.0 percent). On a quarterly basis, the economy grew 0.8 percent. Considering full 2018, the GDP expanded 3.6 percent, easing from a 5.0 percent growth in 2017. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Paraguay averaged 3.34 percent from 1995 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 13.70 percent in the first quarter of 2010 and a record low of -7.40 percent in the third quarter of 2000.

GDP Annual Growth Rate in Paraguay is expected to be 3.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate GDP Annual Growth Rate in Paraguay to stand at 3.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Paraguay GDP Annual Growth Rate is projected to trend around 3.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-07-02 11:15 AM GDP Growth Rate YoY 4.1% 5.4% 3.4%
2018-09-28 05:30 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY 6.2% 4.7% 3.6%
2018-12-21 04:10 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY 1.1% 6.4% 3.8%
2019-03-29 05:00 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY 1.2% 1.4% 1%
2019-06-28 11:15 AM GDP Growth Rate YoY 1.2% -2.5%
2019-09-30 05:30 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY 1.5%
2019-12-23 05:30 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY 3.7%


Paraguay GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP Growth Rate 0.80 -5.20 10.70 -6.40 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.20 1.40 13.70 -7.40 percent [+]
GDP 29.73 27.42 30.88 0.40 USD Billion [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 11330247.00 10800544.00 11330247.00 3480600.13 Million PYG [+]
GDP per capita 3905.93 3925.56 3925.56 1025.52 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 8827.00 8871.40 8871.40 5807.20 USD [+]
GDP Constant Prices 53679730.00 50075362.00 53679730.00 22431184.67 PYG Thousand [+]
GDP From Agriculture 3790535141.00 2968456797.00 6131303380.00 817988.51 PYG Thousand [+]
GDP From Construction 3102907794.00 3144232362.00 3311704055.00 1048308.65 PYG Thousand [+]
GDP From Manufacturing 10315204295.00 10275217431.00 10657104522.00 5089660.03 PYG Thousand [+]
GDP From Services 26270577091.00 24592922659.00 26270577091.00 9749786.41 PYG Thousand [+]
GDP From Utilities 4548953472.00 3550193212.00 4747856731.00 1962163.03 PYG Thousand [+]


Paraguay GDP Annual Growth Rate

In the last decade, Paraguay has been one of the fastest growing economies in Latin America mostly due to a rise in exports of agricultural commodities. Shipments of soy, cereals and meat account for more than 65 percent of total exports and for almost a quarter of the GDP. The biggest sector of Paraguay´s economy is services. Financing, real estate and business services; trade, communication and restaurant and hotels, household and government services account for 39 percent of the GDP. Industry and mining create 25 percent of the wealth and agriculture, forestry, fishing and cattle 21 percent. Construction and water and gas distribution accounts for the remaining 15 percent of GDP. This page provides - Paraguay GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Paraguay GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.20 1.40 13.70 -7.40 1995 - 2018 percent Quarterly




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