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Paraguay energy report

Paraguay energy market analysis is derived from the most recent key economic indicators, supply and demand factors, oil & gas pricing trends and major energy issues and developments surrounding the energy industry. The analysis includes a comprehensive energy market report and updated Paraguay energy market data.

Paraguay energy report
Update: March, 2017
Format: 2 files (PDF report, Excel file)
Pages: 24 (Report only)
Delivery: Immediate by e-mail


Paraguay energy market report offers an incisive and reliable overview of the energy sector in Paraguay. With a focus on oil, gas, coal and power markets, the report provides a complete picture of the country situation, dynamics, current issues and future prospects. With 2015 market data and continuous follow-up of markets news, this report brings clear and concise insights with which to tackle national energy challenges and opportunities.

  • Institutions & Energy Policy

    The energy sector is under the supervision of the Ministry of Public Works and Communication (MOPC), and more particularly the Vice Ministry of Mines and Energy.

    The market is quite open to foreign investors and capital flows are free. Through that policy, the Government hopes to...

  • Energy Companies


    Paraguay is trying to find foreign partners to develop oil exploration and production in the Chaco region. Attracting investors is made difficult by the small market size of Paraguay and, as a landlocked country, sea shipping is not an option for oil exports.

    The state-owned company...

  • Energy Supply


    Although poorly endowed with hydrocarbon resources, Paraguay is a country with a large hydroelectric potential (economically exploitable resources estimated at 68 TWh) that is already well developed both on a national level and in collaboration with the Mercosur countries.

  • Energy Prices


    Electricity tariffs are not subject to tax. Since 1995 (end of the monopoly) electricity prices have been based on fixed costs. They have been fairly stable over recent years. They are US$6c/kWh for the residential sector and US$6.7c/kWh for industry (2016). The large share of hydropower results...

  • Energy Consumption

    Total energy consumption stands at 0.83 toe/capita and 1 560 kWh/capita for electricity (2015). Electricity consumption per capita is following a fast growing trend, with an average yearly growth rate of 4% since 2000.

    In spite of its hydroelectric wealth, total energy consumption is...

  • Issues & Prospects


    Gas imports from Bolivia are being considered with the construction of a gas pipeline between the south of Bolivia and Asunción. Another project within the framework of Mercosur foresees the construction of a gas pipeline (Gasin, Gas Integration project) connecting Bolivia, Argentina, Paraguay...

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In the Paraguay market report you will find the graphs mentioned below:

  • GRAPH 1: Co2-Energy emissions (MtCO2)
  • GRAPH 2: Installed electric capacity by source (2015, %)
  • GRAPH 3: Gross power production by source (TWh)
  • GRAPH 4: Power generation by source (2015, %)
  • GRAPH 5: Gasoline & diesel prices (US$/l)
  • GRAPH 6: Electricity prices for industry and households (US$c/kWh)
  • GRAPH 7: Consumption trends by energy source (Mtoe)
  • GRAPH 8: Total consumption market share by energy (2015, %)
  • GRAPH 9: Final consumption market share by sector (2015, %)

In the Paraguay market report you will find follow tables:

  • Economic Indicators: Annual historical data including population, GNP growth, imports & exports, inflation rate, energy security and efficiency indicators, CO2 emissions.
  • Supply Indicators: Historical data including oil & gas reserves, electric & refining capacity, energy production, power production and external trade. All detailed by energy source.
  • Demand Indicators: Historical data includes consumption per inhabitant, consumption trends, total consumption by energy source, final consumption by energy source & sector, and, electricity consumption by sector.
  • Energy Balances: Unique tabular display of the overall energy industry balance per annum, also graphically displayed by energy sub-segment.

The Paraguay market data since 1990 included in the Excel file is given below.
Historical evolution allows to easily work with the data.

2015 Key Data included in the excelsheet:

  • Economic indicators: Annual historical economic indicators, energy security, energy efficiency and CO2 emissions.
  • Supply indicators: Annual historical reserves, capacity, production and external trade (imports(+) exports(-) balance).
  • Demand indicators: Annual historical consumption per capita, consumption trends, total consumption, final consumption (per energy and per sector) and electricity consumption total and per sector.
  • Energy Balance: total and per energy.
  • Paraguay Energy Prices: In addition to the analysis provided on the report we also provided a data set which includes historical details on the Paraguay energy prices for the follow items: price of premium gasoline (taxes incl.), price of diesel (taxes incl.), price of electricity in industry (taxes incl.), price of electricity for households (taxes incl.), price of natural gas in industry (taxes incl.), prices of natural gas for households (taxes incl.), spot price of Brent and CO2 emissions (from fuel combustion).

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