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Paraguay

Parguay FlagU.S.-Paraguay Trade Facts

Paraguay is currently our 83rd largest goods trading partner with $2.1 billion in total (two way) goods trade during 2011. Goods exports totaled $2.0 billion; Goods imports totaled $110 million. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Paraguay was $1.9 billion in 2011.

Exports

Paraguay was the United States= 63rd largest goods export market in 2011.

U.S. goods exports to Paraguay in 2011 were $2.0 billion, up 9.1% ($165 million) from 2010, and up 345% from 2000.

The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2011 were: Electrical Machinery ($696 million), Machinery ($590 million), Toys and Sports Equipment (video games) ($275 million), Perfumery and Cosmetics ($75 million), and Vehicles ($58 million).

U.S. exports of agricultural products to Paraguay totaled $40 million in 2011. The largest category was wine and beer ($27 million).

Imports

Paraguay was the United States= 124th largest supplier of goods imports in 2011.

U.S. goods imports from Paraguay totaled $110 million in 2011, a 77.0% increase ($48 million) from 2010, and up 169% from 2000.

The five largest import categories in 2011 were: Sugars ($57 million), Wood ($19 million), Products of Animal Origin ($8 million), Precious Stones and Metals (gold) ($6 million), and tobacco ($5 million).

U.S. imports of agricultural products from Paraguay totaled $77 million in 2011. The largest category was sugars, sweeteners, and beverage bases ($54 million).

Trade Balance

The U.S. good trade surplus with Paraguay was $1.9 billion in 2011, a 6.7% increase ($117 million) over 2010.

Investment

U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Paraguay (stock) was not available in 2011. It was $85 million in 2010.

Paraguay FDI (stock) in the United States was not available in 2011.

NOTE: No services trade data with Paraguay is available.