PARAGUAY
Region: LATIN AMERICA AND CARRIBEAN
128
of
110
Global Rank: 
22
of
19
Region Rank:

Paraguay’s IPRI value increased by 0.4 to 4.1 placing it 19th in Latin America and Caribbean and 110th in the world. Paraguay is classified by the IMF as part of the Latin America and Caribbean group and the World Bank as an upper-middle income country. It is a member of the Common Market of the South (MERCUSUR).
Paraguay’s Subindex for the Legal and Political Environment increased by 0.4 to 3.2 with scores of 1.6 in Judicial Independence, 3.6 in Rule of Law, 4.6 in Political Stability, 3.0 in Control of Corruption. The Subindex for Physical Property Rights increased by 0.3 to 5.4 with scores of 4.4 in Property Rights, 8.5 in Registering Property, and 3.3 in Ease of Access to Loans. The Subindex for Intellectual Property Rights increased by 0.3 to 3.6 with scores of 3.4 in Intellectual Property Protection, 5.8 in Patent Protection, and 1.6 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.1 110 of 128 19 of 22
Legal and Political 3.2 115 of 128 20 of 22
Physical 5.4 88 of 128 14 of 22
Intellectual 3.6 112 of 128 20 of 22


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 3.2 115 of 128 20 of 22
Judicial Independence 1.6 125 of 128 20 of 22
Rule of Law 3.6 103 of 128 15 of 22
Political Stability 4.6 77 of 128 14 of 22
Control of Corruption 3.0 119 of 128 20 of 22


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.4 88 of 128 14 of 22
Protection of Physical Property 4.4 104 of 128 17 of 22
Registering Property 8.5 91 of 127 13 of 22
Access to Loan 3.3 56 of 128 9 of 22


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 3.6 112 of 128 20 of 22
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 3.4 113 of 128 18 of 22
Patent Protection 5.8 77 of 108 18 of 22
Copyright Protection 1.6 94 of 104 17 of 18
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