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Industrial activity shrank by 11.5 percent in September when compared to the same month of the previous year – the sharpest drop since May 2009 – according to the latest report by the Indec statistics agency. Overall this year, the …

In yet another episode of the Macri administration’s “trial and error”strategy, the government is backtrack on its decision to implement retroactive increases to gas bills, initially aimed at compensating gas production companies for the increased costs they incurred in as …

In a new edition of its World Economic Outlook (WEO) report, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) indicated it expects the Argentine economy to contract by 2.6 percent in 2018 and 1.6 percent in 2019, an estimation that is more …

Back in 2016, most senior members of the Macri administration justified the economic trouble the country was going through as the necessary measures to fix the mess that the Kirchner administration had left in place and that the positive results …

The unrelenting run on the Argentine peso continues to deteriorate the private sector’s expectations for the country’s economy.

An average of 46 consultancy firms, financial entities, and foreign analysts expect the yearly inflation rate will be much higher than expected …

The Argentine economy contracted by 2.7 percent in July, according to the latest report released by the Indec statistics agency. This figure mark the fourth consecutive month of decline, with the accumulated output for the year – between January …

Argentina’s unemployment rate rose by 0.9 percent inter-annual in the second quarter of 2018, hitting 9.6 percent, according to the latest report released by the Indec statistics agency on Thursday.

The figure represents roughly 250,000 new people who are unable …

The Argentine economy shrank by 4.2 percent in the second quarter of 2018 when compared to the same period of last year, according to a report released by the Indec statistics agency on Wednesday. The report further confirms that Argentina …