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16/11/2022

The Paraguayan Government announces launch of infrastructure project tenders for more than USD 1 billion to be executed under PPP and Law 5074 regimes in 2022. «Alianza Público Privada (APP)» (Ley 5102/13) y «Llave en Mano» (Ley 5074/13).


The National Economic Team (Equipo Económico Nacional or “EEN”) announced its plans to launch 6 projects beginning mid-2022 comprising:

  1. Improvement and duplication of Route PY01 in approximately 108 km (estimated at USD 180 million, to be financed under the PPP law)
  2. Improvement, duplication and operation of Route PY06 in approximately 60 km (estimated at USD 100 million, to be financed under the PPP law)
  3. Light Train (tren de cercanías) connecting the cities of Asuncion and Ypacaraí (estimated at USD 320 million, to be financed under the PPP law)
  4. Paraná-Paraguay Waterway (Hidrovía Paraná-Paraguay) for the opening and dredging of the Paraguay river on sovereign tranche (estimated at USD 110 million, to be financed under the PPP law)
  5. A Ferry system for the transport of passengers from the capital to neighboring cities (estimated at USD 83 million, to be financed under the PPP law)
  6. Improvement of the national electricity network (estimated at USD 300 million, to be financed under turnkey law 5074 and with sovereign guarantee according to law 6324/2019).

The projects for the improvement and duplication of Route PY01 (#1) and the improvement of the national electricity network (#6) are at a more advanced phase and tenders are expected to be launched during the first half of 2022. The projects for the improvement, duplication and operation of Route PY06 (#2), the Light Train (#3) and the Paraná-Paraguay Waterway (#4) are expected to be launched during the second half of 2022.

The EEN and Ministry of Finance are still reviewing the Ferry project   (#5), and expected tender date will be disclosed at a later date.


For more information please contact Cecilia Vera (
cvera@vouga.com.py) and/or Manuel Acevedo (macevedo@vouga.com.py) 

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