Fact Sheet: Paraguay - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Asunción
  • Population (millions): 6.8
  • Total area: 397,300 km2
  • Currency: Guarani
  • Language (s): Spanish, Guarani

Economic Facts 2013

  • GDP ($ billions): 29.2
  • GDP per capita ($): 4,294
  • GDP growth (%): 13
  • Inflation (%): 2.7
  • Unemployment (%): 5.4

Key Opportunities

  • Education
  • Infrastructure

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 2013
Canada’s merchandise exports to Paraguay$18.6
Canada’s merchandise imports from Paraguay12.3
Canadian investment in ParaguayNot available
Paraguayan investment in CanadaNot available