Fact Sheet: Paraguay - Canada's Priority Market

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Fast Facts

  • Capital: Asunción
  • Population (millions): 6.7
  • Total area: 397,300 km2
  • Currency: Guarani
  • Language (s): Spanish, Guarani

Economic Facts 2012

  • GDP ($ billions): 26
  • GDP per capita ($): 3,902
  • GDP growth (%): -1.2
  • Inflation (%): 3.4
  • Unemployment (%): 5.8

Key Opportunities

  • Education
  • Infrastructure

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 20122007
Canada’s merchandise exports to Paraguay$16.9$8.6
Canada’s merchandise imports from Paraguay$9.9$16
Canadian investment in ParaguayNot availableCommercially sensitive information
Paraguayan investment in CanadaNot availableCommercially sensitive information