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Friday , 23 August 2019

Macri, Bolsonaro: Signing of EU-Mercosur free-trade deal is ‘imminent’

Macri, Bolsonaro: Signing of EU-Mercosur free-trade deal is ‘imminent’

Controversial Brazilian leader visits Argentina for the first time as president, as protesters take to streets. Talks with President Macri focus on Mercosur, boosting respective e ...

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Argentina: The Third Least Competitive Country in the World

Argentina: The Third Least Competitive Country in the World

Argentine unions have implemented a national strike again: the sixth in three years during President Mauricio Macri's tenure. Panampost - There are two news stories in Argentina t ...

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Argentina improved its position in economic opening compared to the previous year according to a world index

Argentina improved its position in economic opening compared to the previous year according to a world index

The Economic Openness Index of the English think tank Legatum affirms that the country improved 12 places in its index; but has a bad grade in the environment for entrepreneurs Ac ...

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Hot topics on our new English Financial Review

Hot topics on our new English Financial Review

*Now, concern remains about how depreciation of the peso must be stopped if it threatens with crossing the ceiling of the exchange rate band, something very likely to happen. Exte ...

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Is Crony Capitalism Inevitable?

Is Crony Capitalism Inevitable?

BHL - Here’s a conversation you may have had once or twice: Socialist: A socialist society would be more fair, and more just than capitalism. Capitalist: Really? What about Venezu ...

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It’s Groundhog Day in Argentina

It’s Groundhog Day in Argentina

Paraphrasing Aristotle, one could say that countries succeed in one way, but fail in many. We have the temptation to explain a crisis, a failure, in terms of a single source; it i ...

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Institutional Quality Index 2019

Institutional Quality Index 2019

After 2018 with an improvement of 19 places, in 2019 the country improved 7 places; Between 2017 and 2019 it went from position 142 to 112; populism hinders the progress in the re ...

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Roberto Lavagna: I would honour deal with IMF – but renegotiate it

Roberto Lavagna: I would honour deal with IMF – but renegotiate it

Former economy minister, who has yet to confirm he will definitely run for the presidency in October, clarifies position in meeting with foreign press in Buenos Aires. Buenos Aire ...

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Digital lenders lure unbanked Argentines out of shadow economy

Digital lenders lure unbanked Argentines out of shadow economy

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - María Rosales, 39, is one of millions of less affluent Argentines locked out of the traditional financial sector. The former cruise ship worker lost her j ...

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Argentina e-commerce has sidestepped the economic crisis

Argentina e-commerce has sidestepped the economic crisis

VERDICT - Over the last year, Argentina’s economy has weathered endless economic and political storms, but e-commerce has defied all expectations. After a year of hardship, which ...

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