Paraguay External Debt: % of GDP

2000 - 2021 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Paraguay External Debt: % of GDP

  • Paraguay External Debt accounted for 50.4 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2021, compared with the ratio of 53.7 % in the previous year.
  • Paraguay External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 2000 to Dec 2021.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 215.2 % in Dec 2002 and a record low of 40.2 % in Dec 2018.

1.CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. The Central Bank of Paraguay provides External Debt in USD and Nominal GDP in local currency. The Central Bank of Paraguay average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.


Related information about Paraguay External Debt: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Paraguay, Current Account recorded a deficit of 312.0 USD mn in Jun 2022.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 172.2 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • Paraguay Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 157.0 USD mn in Mar 2022.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment remained the same 0.0 USD mn in Jun 2022.
  • The country's External Debt reached 20,060.7 in Dec 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 10.2 USD bn in Jun 2022.

View Paraguay's External Debt: % of GDP from 2000 to 2021 in the chart:

Paraguay External Debt: % of GDP

What was Paraguay's External Debt: % of GDP in 2021?

Paraguay External Debt accounted for 50.4 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2021, compared with the ratio of 53.7 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
50.4 2021 53.7 2020 40.2 2018 215.2 2002 % yearly 2000 - 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 63.2 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Algeria (%) 2.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Argentina (%) 56.6 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Armenia (%) 99.9 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Australia (%) 116.1 2021 yearly 1988 - 2021
Austria (%) 163.3 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 14.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2021
Bangladesh (%) 11.4 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Belarus (%) 58.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) 258.3 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Bolivia (%) 38.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 24.4 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Botswana (%) 8.6 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Brazil (%) 35.3 2021 yearly 1992 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 58.4 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Cambodia (%) 75.1 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Canada (%) 135.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Chile (%) 75.4 2021 yearly 1971 - 2021
China (%) 15.5 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
Colombia (%) 54.5 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Croatia (%) 74.6 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Cyprus (%) 699.5 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Czech Republic (%) 73.2 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Denmark (%) 151.0 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Ecuador (%) 54.0 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Egypt (%) 32.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1999 - Jun 2022
Estonia (%) 84.7 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
European Union (%) 129.4 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Finland (%) 208.1 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
France (%) 256.2 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Georgia (%) 117.7 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Germany (%) 169.4 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Ghana (%) 35.8 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Greece (%) 305.3 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 510.6 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Hungary (%) 157.7 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Iceland (%) 84.8 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
India (%) 19.9 2022 yearly 1970 - 2022
Indonesia (%) 35.0 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Iran (%) 0.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Ireland (%) 681.1 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Israel (%) 32.8 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Italy (%) 138.0 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 24.0 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Japan (%) 97.9 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Jordan (%) 85.7 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 78.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2022
Kenya (%) 34.5 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
South Korea (%) 34.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Kosovo (%) 37.4 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Kuwait (%) 58.5 2020 yearly 2014 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 106.1 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Laos (%) 53.8 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Latvia (%) 101.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Lebanon (%) 53.0 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 77.0 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Luxembourg (%) 4,874.0 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
North Macedonia (%) 81.4 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Malawi (%) 39.4 2014 yearly 2006 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 70.0 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Malta (%) 620.7 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Mauritius (%) 2,061.8 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Mexico (%) 47.1 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Moldova (%) 65.9 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Mongolia (%) 221.1 2021 yearly 1992 - 2021
Montenegro (%) 203.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Morocco (%) 46.9 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Mozambique (%) 71.7 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Myanmar (%) 16.7 2020 yearly 2018 - 2020
Nepal (%) 17.3 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
Netherlands (%) 412.2 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
New Zealand (%) 87.9 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021
Nigeria (%) 8.8 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
Norway (%) 151.9 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Pakistan (%) 34.5 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Palestinian Territory (%) 12.0 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Panama (%) 177.4 2021 yearly 2014 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 50.4 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Peru (%) 45.2 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Philippines (%) 27.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Poland (%) 56.6 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Portugal (%) 190.4 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Qatar (%) 106.1 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Romania (%) 56.9 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Russia (%) 27.1 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021
Serbia (%) 68.5 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Singapore (%) 448.3 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Slovakia (%) 135.1 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Slovenia (%) 97.3 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
South Africa (%) 38.3 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
Spain (%) 192.9 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 57.7 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Sudan (%) 105.1 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Sweden (%) 169.7 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Switzerland (%) 292.0 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Taiwan (%) 27.5 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Tajikistan (%) 40.6 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Thailand (%) 37.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Tunisia (%) 93.1 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Turkey (%) 54.2 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -0.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -49.757 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Oct 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 389.870 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Nov 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 12.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 12,140.2 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 31.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2014 - Jun 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (PYG bn) 93,572.622 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (PYG bn) 155,984.752 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (PYG bn) 83,937.830 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Central Government: Net Acquisition of Nonfinancial Assets (NANFA) (PYG mn) 653,030.303 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2022
Central Government: Loan Net / Net Debt (PYG mn) -563,200.667 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2022
Central Government: Operating Balance (PYG mn) 45,677.438 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2022
Central Government: Revenue: Total (PYG mn) 3,680,854.370 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2022
Central Government: Expenditure: Total (PYG mn) 3,635,176.933 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.384 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -196.2 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 998.5 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) -15.4 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 7,548.172 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 67,979.142 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 7,834.219 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,194.7 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 26.1 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 210,544.246 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 203,874.661 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 17.896 Aug 2022 monthly Nov 1978 - Aug 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 437.266 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 30.322 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,115.782 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2022
Exports: Agricultural Products: Cakes, Soy Flours & Pellets (USD th) 458.458 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2022
Exports: Fuels & Energy: Electric Power (USD th) 150,343.403 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2022
Exports: Agricultural Products: Soybean Oil (USD th) 10,109.715 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2022
Exports: Primary Products: Soy (USD th) 33,712.181 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2022
Exports: Agricultural Products: Beef (USD th) 158,862.571 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2022
Exports: fob: Argentina (USD th) 808,812.176 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Imports: Capital Goods: MAM: Spare Parts & Accessories for Machines, Engines & E... (USD th) 60,028.204 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2022
Imports: Capital Goods: MAM: Other Engines & Equipment (USD th) 154,094.083 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2022
Imports: Capital Goods: MAM: Computers (USD th) 20,648.926 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2022
Imports: Intermediate Goods: Fuels & Lubricants: Gas oil (USD th) 149,397.262 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2022
Imports: Intermediate Goods: Chemicals (USD th) 106,601.688 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2022
Imports: fob: China (USD th) 1,011,996.995 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 157.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -312.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 172.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 214.821 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 20,060.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 50.4 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 4,654.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 11.7 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 0.165 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -13,111.707 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Exports (USD mn) 245.177 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2018
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Imports (USD mn) -3,361.324 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2018
BoP: Current Account: Services: Imports (USD mn) -318.600 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2018
External Debt: Others: Short Term (USD mn) 4,126.020 Dec 2018 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2018
External Debt: Monetary Authority: Short Term (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2018
External Debt: Banks: Short Term (USD mn) 514.311 Dec 2018 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2018
External Debt: Financial: Private (USD mn) 3,397.171 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
External Debt: Financial: Public (USD mn) 12,018.076 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.3 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Oct 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 5,277.675 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1988 - Oct 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 8,832.268 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1988 - Oct 2022
M2 Growth (%) -0.0 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1989 - Oct 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 8,630.9 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Oct 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 20.789 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.2 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 431.730 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Oct 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 17,598.224 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 0.9 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 17,651.0 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Aug 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 15.9 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Aug 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 17,539.376 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 11.66 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Oct 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 39.57 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Jun 2022
Monetary Aggregate: M3 (PYG mn) 118,973,580.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2022
Monetary Aggregate: M2 (PYG mn) 63,999,939.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2022
Monetary Aggregate: M1 (PYG mn) 38,242,826.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2022
Monetary Aggregate: Monetary Base (PYG mn) 22,941,545.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2022
International Reserves (USD mn) 9,551.116 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2022
International Reserves: USD (USD mn) 6,783.55 Aug 2018 monthly Jan 1994 - Aug 2018

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