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Paraguay

Parguay FlagU.S.-Paraguay Trade Facts

Paraguay is currently our 81st largest goods trading partner with $2.2 billion in total (two way) goods trade during 2013. Goods exports totaled $1.9 billion; Goods imports totaled $277 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Paraguay was $1.6 billion in 2013.

Exports

Paraguay was the United States' 64th largest goods export market in 2013.

U.S. goods exports to Paraguay in 2013 were $1.9 billion, up 10.2% ($178 million) from 2012, and up 297% from 2003.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2013 were: Electrical Machinery ($802 million), Machinery ($480 million), Toys and Sports Equipment (video games) ($184 million), Perfumery and Cosmetics ($72 million), and Vehicles ($66 million).

U.S. exports of agricultural products to Paraguay totaled $43 million in 2013. The largest category was wine and beer ($30 million).

Imports

Paraguay was the United States' 107th largest supplier of goods imports in 2013.

U.S. goods imports from Paraguay totaled $277 million in 2013, a 40.6% increase ($80 million) from 2012, and up 420% from 2003.

The five largest import categories in 2013 were: Miscellaneous Grain, Seed, and Fruit (soybeans) ($117 million), Sugars ($51 million), Precious Stones and Metals (gold) ($47 million), Wood ($18 million), and Cereals (corn) ($14 million).

U.S. imports of agricultural products from Paraguay totaled $200 million in 2013. The largest category was sugars, sweeteners, and beverage bases ($49 million).

Trade Balance

The U.S. good trade surplus with Paraguay was $1.6 billion in 2013, a 6.3% increase ($97 million) over 2012.

Investment

U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Paraguay (stock) was not available in 2012 (latest data available). It was $149 million in 2011. 

Paraguay FDI (stock) in the United States was not available in 2012.


*NOTE: No services trade data with Paraguay is available.

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