18 April 2023, 4:19 pm 1 minute
Efraín Alegre, Paraguay’s main opposition presidential candidate exclusively told Reuters he will favor “austerity” to cut public sector spending over raising taxes on the country’s farmers if he wins the country’s April 30 election.
Paraguay is the global No. 6 soybean producer, most of which is exported, and a key beef supplier. Soy exports currently face no levies, boosting competitiveness, but the country’s diplomatic ties with Taiwan have closed doors to China.
Topics of Interest: EconomyGovernment
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: Economy & PolicyGovernment & Public Services
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Story Types: Exclusive / Scoop
Media Types: Text
Customer Impact: Significant National Story
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