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LatinNews Daily - 15 January 2019

In brief: Paraguay

* According to a report conducted by Manuel Ferreira, Paraguay’s former finance minister (2012-2013), and published by national daily ABC Color, a lower soybean harvest this year will impact the country’s GDP by 0.8%. According to the report, crops and data collected from certain areas where soybeans are already being harvested show yield losses are between 10% and 12% - a figure which amounts to around 1m tonnes.