Paraguay : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Context: Paraguay has solid macroeconomic fundamentals, with low inflation, sustained growth and sound public finances. Over the course of last year, however, the economy experienced a loss of momentum-largely linked to weak commodity prices and adverse regional spillovers. Downside risks to growth,...

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Corporate Author: International Monetary Fund Western Hemisphere Dept
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. International Monetary Fund 2016, 2016
Series:IMF Staff Country Reports; Country Report
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Collection: International Monetary Fund - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Context: Paraguay has solid macroeconomic fundamentals, with low inflation, sustained growth and sound public finances. Over the course of last year, however, the economy experienced a loss of momentum-largely linked to weak commodity prices and adverse regional spillovers. Downside risks to growth, mainly external, have risen. Over the medium term, authorities face challenges, including limited implementation capacity and political economy constraints, in the pursuit of their reform agenda to address structural weaknesses, reduce poverty, strengthen policy frameworks, increase productivity and promote inclusive growth. Focus: The consultation focused on policies to support macroeconomic resilience, contain financial sector vulnerabilities, and advance economic development
Physical Description:64 p.
ISBN:9781484347508
1484347501