The Economist - Reino Unido

28/09/2021
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Organismos Internacionales

Argentinian government makes first principal payment to IMF

The Argentinian government has started paying back a US$44bn loan from the IMF, which was taken out back in 2018. The first principal repayment, made on September 22nd 2021, provides a clear indication that the government is trying to meet its commitments to the Fund. However, the repayment schedule is about to get much more burdensome, and the question of how to repay the Fund will dominate the political and policy agenda heading into 2022.
27/09/2021
Política The Economist - Reino Unido Política Internacional

AUKUS reshapes the strategic landscape of the Indo-Pacific

A major submarine deal underscores how the new theatre for great-power competition is maritime
24/09/2021
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido

Argentina's real GDP contracts in Q2

Event - According to the national statistics institute (INDEC), real GDP contracted by 1.4% in seasonally adjusted, quarter‑on‑quarter terms in April‑June. The result was slightly better than expected, but it nonetheless reflects the impact of a second wave of Covid-19 infections on Argentina's recovery. At its current level, GDP is still 4% below pre‑pandemic levels and 8% below its 2017 peak.
22/09/2021
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Política

Fernández shakes up cabinet in a bid for coalition unity

Event - On August 17th the president, Alberto Fernández, reshuffled his cabinet in an attempt to heal internal divisions within the ruling Frente de Todos (FdT) Peronist coalition. Although the moderate wing of the FdT— represented by Mr Fernández—retains key economic portfolios, the influence of the leftist, populist faction— led by the vice-president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner—over policy is growing.
20/09/2021
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Política

Key implications of government's primary election defeat

The ruling party's resounding defeat in the September 12th mid-term primary elections has set off an intra-government conflict that will have lasting consequences for governability and threaten political stability in the crisis-prone country.
17/09/2021
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Política

Argentine voters deal a blow to the ruling Peronist coalition

The primary elections are both a referendum on the government and an augury for elections in November
16/09/2021
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Política

Argentine voters deal a blow to the ruling Peronist coalition

06:16 - The primary elections are both a referendum on the government and an augury for elections in November
16/09/2021
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Turismo

Plan to revive Argentina's tourism industry faces hitches

Event - The Argentinian government's plan to reopen its borders to international tourism is facing delays. Nonetheless, it is looking to offset the impact of these setbacks on the hospitality industry through an initiative aimed at promoting domestic tourism; however, the measure is likely to provide only modest relief.
13/09/2021
Política The Economist - Reino Unido Política

Russia holds the largest military exercise in Europe for 40 years

12:23 - The Zapad-21 drills point to deepening ties between Russia and Belarus
10/09/2021
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía

July data reiterate Argentina's choppy recover

EIU Viewpoint - The latest data from the national statistics institute (INDEC) continue to paint a picture of an uneven economic recovery that is susceptible to setbacks.
10/09/2021
Política The Economist - Reino Unido Politica Latinoamericana

Jair Bolsonaro fires up his fans by attacking judges

A huge protest supporting the president could be a hint of what’s to come in 2022
26/08/2021
Política The Economist - Reino Unido Politica Latinoamericana

Democracy is quickly eroding in Central America

Things are looking grim in El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua
20/08/2021
Economía The Economist - Reino Unido Economía Internacional

Chinese cloud giants eye South-East Asia

As the business climate worsens at home and in the West, Alibaba, Tencent and their peers seek friendlier markets
18/08/2021
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Política Económica

BCRA tightens capital controls further

On August 12th the Banco Central de la República Argentina (BCRA, the central bank) announced new capital controls in a bid to stem the sustained outflow of US dollars from the economy. However, as has been the case previously, heterodox measures of this kind are unlikely to serve their intended purpose.
17/08/2021
Política The Economist - Reino Unido Política Internacional

German voters deserve a more serious election campaign

A milquetoast contest fails to confront the hard choices facing Europe’s biggest economy
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