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Terport manager looks to deliver on Paraguay’s logistics potential

The general manager at shipping terminal Terport talks to fDi about plans to turn Paraguay capital Asunción into a regional shipping hub.

Lea Gimenez

Paraguay's finance minister enjoys diversity dividend

Lea Gimenez, Paraguay’s finance minister, talks to Natasha Turak about how the country has escaped the economic woes of its Latin American neighbours through a combination of economic diversity and improved transparency.

Gustavo Leite

Industry minister wants Paraguay to be Latam's 'factory'

Paraguay may be dwarfed by its near South American neighbours but its central location gives it a logistics advantage, while low taxes and high labour productivity are driving growth in the industrial and financial sectors, the country’s minister of commerce and industry, Gustavo Leite, tells Jason Mitchell.


Paraguay minister of culture seeking to build on Asuncion overhaul

Mabel Causarano, Paraguay’s minister of culture, is also involved in securing investment for the rejuvenation of capital city Asuncion's historic centre. She believes this will act as a catalyst to a wider regeneration of Paraguay, as Jason Mitchell discovers.

Gustavo Leite

Paraguay industry minister looks to navigate unique investment path

Paraguay's minister of industry and commerce, Gustavo Leite, tells Barbara Njau that, despite being landlocked, the country's geographical position works to its advantage when doing business with the economic powerhouse of neighbouring Brazil

Paraguay to invest $16bn in economy

At the Latin American Trade and Investment Association conference in May, Paraguay's Ministry for Industry announced plans to invest more than $15bn in modernising and diversifying the country's economy.

Corruption still at large in Latin America, according to survey

Nearly three-quarters of respondents to a survey by  international law firms Miller & Chevalier and Matteson Ellis say  that anti-corruption laws in Latin America are insufficient.

Mercosur is prime location for IT and software investments

Argentina. Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay are attracting an increasing  number of FDI projects, with 2011 seeing a particular spike in the number of projects in the industrial machinery, equipment and tools sector.

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