Inauguration U.S.-Paraguay Chamber of Commerce – September 28, 2015

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Paraguay: Outlook & Opportunities
Keynote Speaker
H.E. Santiago Peña
Minister of Finance of Paraguay
  • Martin G. Marron, C.E.O. of Latin America & Canada, J.P. Morgan
  • Patrice Guiol, Managing Partner, Alpax
Alpax is an independent investment bank that provides financial consulting on mergers, acquisitions and fundraising in Latin America. 
Asociacion Rural del Paraguay supports, promotes and participates in the economic development of Paraguay, particularly in the rural sector. *In Spanish.
  • Daniel Zelikow, Global Head of Public Sector Group, J.P. Morgan

Special Guests

  • Ambassador of Paraguay to the United States, H.E. Igor Pangrazio
  • Consul General of Paraguay in New York, Fabiola Torres
Fitch Ratings recently affirmed that Paraguay is resilient to the commodity price downturn. As one of the largest natural resource exporters in Fitch’s ‘BB’ category, Paraguay is “well positioned to weather the ongoing downturn in commodity prices mainly due to relatively strong fiscal and external balance sheets. Paraguay’s increasingly diversified export base and productivity enhancements in the agriculture sector have also improved its ability to manage the decline in prices. [It] maintained a record of dynamic growth and single-digit inflation and prudently built fiscal and external buffers during the commodity boom.
Paraguay’s growth was the highest of its peers at a five-year average of 7% in 2014.”
The USPCC thanks our host:
Registration & Cocktail Reception: 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
Lunch & Program: 12:45 PM – 2:00 PM
Q&A to follow
J.P. Morgan
383 Madison Avenue, 12th Floor
(Entrance on Vanderbilt & 47th Street)
New York, NY 10179
We thank our Founding Members






More Founding Members to be announced…