RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Total exports from Paraguay reached US$8.2 billion by July 2021, up 28.4% from US$6.4 billion in July last year, the Central Bank of Paraguay (BCP) reported.
In July 2021, total imports amounted to US$6.77 billion, up 21.3% from the same period last year.
Registered imports accounted for 95.4% of total imports, reaching a value of US$6.46 billion, up 22.4% from July 2020, while other imports accounted for 4.6% and were worth US$310.7 million. In terms of volume, the increase was 18%.
Finally, the trade balance recorded a surplus of US$1.5 billion in July 2021, US$643.9 million higher than in July 2020.