Paraguay’s governor on the ‘new normal’ and inflation targeting

Coping with a decline in the commodity 'super-cycle'

Carlos Fernández Valdovinos, Central Bank of Paraguay

You attended the International Monetary Fund/World Bank autumn annual meeting in Peru in 2015. How are Latin American central banks adapting to the new economic environment?

Everyone is aware that we are coming to the end of an economic cycle; the commodities super-cycle that represented 'golden years' for Latin American economies. That is now over; commodity prices are falling. We now need to prepare for the next cycle. We are entering a new normal or a new world as some people have called it

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