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12/12/2019
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Política

Alberto Fernández takes office

Alberto Fernández of the left-leaning Frente deTodos (FdT) Peronist coalition assumed the presidency on December10th. In his inaugural speech to Congress, MrFernández chose to strike a moderate tone, making an appeal for unity and calling for a new social contract to protect the poorest Argentinians.
02/12/2019
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Política

President-elect names a moderate to head statistics agency

The president-elect, Alberto Fernández, has announced that he will appoint a moderate Peronist economist and politician, Marco Lavagna, as head of INDEC (the national statistics institute).
28/11/2019
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía

Economic activity dips again in September

According to INDEC, the national statistics institute, the Estimador Mensual de Actividad Económica (EMAE, the monthly economic activity index) contracted by 0.8%in August in seasonally adjusted, month-on-month terms. Theyear-on-year decline in output was2.1%.
22/11/2019
Política The Economist - Reino Unido Politica Latinoamericana

The strange passivity of JairBolsonaro

Brazil’s president is hemmed in by congress, his advisers and his own misjudgments
08/11/2019
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía

Central bank loosens policy

On October 30th theBanco Central de la RepúblicaArgentina (BCRA, the central bank) announced that it would reduce the floor for the benchmark Leliq rate to 63% in November, down from 68% in October and 78% in September.
07/11/2019
Política The Economist - Reino Unido Política Internacional

If a 13-year-old murders a ten-year-old, is it a crime?

There is little international consensus about when young people should be punished under the law
31/10/2019
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Política

The political transition begins

On October 28th the outgoing centre-right president, Mauricio Macri, met with the left-leaning president-elect, Alberto Fernández, to begin preparations for the political transition.
29/10/2019
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Política

Argentines give the Peronists another chance

If Alberto Fernández, the newly elected president, is to succeed, he will have to govern very differently from the Peronists of the past
21/10/2019
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía

Primary fiscal account remains in surplus through Q3

In January-September the primary fiscal accounts posted a cumulative surplus of Ps22.9bn (US$892.81m, or 0.1% of estimated 2019 GDP), according to recent data by the Ministry of the Treasury.
16/10/2019
Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Política Económica

Macri seeks to boost exports by SMEs

On October 8th the president, Mauricio Macri, announced on Twitter a measure to encourage small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to enter export activity.
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