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US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin confirmed yesterday that President Donald Trump will effectively attend the G20 Leaders Summit, which will take place in Argentina on November 30th and December 1st. “President Trump will be here, where he will surely partake …

This weekend, the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors met for their third meeting in Buenos Aires, with a few notable changes from the last time around. The most glaring difference, perhaps, is the change in atmosphere: this is the …

In June, the International Monetary Fund agreed to loan Argentina US $50 billion in the face of a sharply declining peso due to a recent exodus of investors from the domestic market. As part of the deal, the Macri administration

While Argentine beef is world famous, in the last decade or so government policies instituted by the successive Kirchner administrations— such as quotas on exports and other trade obstacles—have led to a drop-off in beef exports. In 2005, for example, …

In June, the International Monetary Fund agreed to loan Argentina US $50 billion in the face of a sharply declining peso.

The deal was not received without controversy, as many in Argentina blame the IMF’s austerity measures for the depth

An average household comprising two working adults and two children living in the City of Buenos Aires needed roughly AR $19,700 (US $693) to not be officially considered poor in June, according to the latest report issued by the City

President Mauricio Macri held a press conference yesterday, in which he was questioned about the main issues dominating the current political conversation, such as those stemming from the economic turbulence the country started experiencing in May and led to the …

Argentina’s consumer prices rose by 3.7 percent in June, according to a report released by the Indec statistics agency yesterday. The figure represents a 1.6 percent increase compared to the previous month; in the first semester of the year, prices …

In the latest edition of its World Economic Outlook report, the International Monetary Fund reduced its perspective of growth for Latin America in 2018 and 2019, from 2 to 1.6 and 2.8 to 2.6 percent, respectively, mainly due to …

María Eugenia Vidal’s administration has called the Buenos Aires Province’s main teachers unions back to the negotiation table, in order to reach a salary agreement for the year, after a court from La Plata legally obliged her government to do …