Argentina Economy

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Argentina is Latin America's third largest economy with a nominal GDP of $447.6 billion according to 2011 estimates, putting it at 27th in the world. The country benefits from a highly literate population, diversified industrial base, an export oriented agricultural sector and rich natural resources and has a firm foundation for future growth. However, historically, Argentina's economic performance has been volatile with periods of high economic growth alternated by severe recessions. Argentina is considered an emerging market and is one the G-20 major economies.

Major Argentina Indicators

Period Value % Chg Prev
Components of GDP (View all 1)
Argentina Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2016 69.39B USD 7.79%
Argentina Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2015 75.02B USD -5.32%
Consumer Prices (View all 1)
Argentina Consumer Price Index (NSA) 2014 105.51
Argentina Inflation (DISCONTINUED) (NSA) 2012 10.03% 5.96%
Economic Activity Indexes (View all 1)
Argentina Economic Freedom Index 2017 50.40 15.07%
Employment (View all 1)
Argentina Unemployment Rate (NSA) 2017 6.51% -0.78%
Energy (View all 1)
Argentina Gas Rig Count Nov 2017 12.00 0.00
Environment (View all 1)
Argentina CO2 Emissions (NSA) 2014 204024.5 kt 7.47%
GDP (View all 1)
Argentina GDP (NSA) 2016 545.87B USD -6.64%
Argentina GDP Growth (NSA) 2016 -2.30% -186.8%
Government Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Argentina Government Debt (NSA) 2015 56.51% of GDP 25.30%
International Transactions (View all 1)
Argentina Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2016 69.39B USD 7.79%
Argentina Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2015 75.02B USD -5.32%
Argentina Net Foreign Direct Investment (NSA) 2015 -10.88B USD 246.1%
Personal Income and Spending (View all 1)
Argentina GINI Index (NSA) 2014 42.70 0.95%
Population (View all 1)
Argentina Adult Literacy Rate (NSA) 2015 98.09%
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