Major four provinces contribute around 30% to the Argentina’s GDP and comprise of 61.8% of the country’s population. Chemicals, rubber and food sectors are major recipients of FDI in 2015. Gradually liberalizing the Argentine economy along with investment-friendly policies are expected to spur investments over the next three years (2017-2019). Argentina is well connected through intra-city buses, commuter rail, trams and high-speed rails. The country has international railway links with Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.
Macroeconomic Outlook Report of Argentina identifies the potentials of Argentina as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure
- Weak external demand and subdued consumer sentiment, which were propelled by the high level of inflation rate, resulted in deceleration of the economy of Argentina in 2016. The economic growth declined by -2.3% in 2016 following a 2.6% growth recorded in the previous year.
- Argentina’s risk score is higher in all parameters of risk index (except political environment) as compared to emerging Americas and the world average in MarketLine Country Risk Index (MLCRI) 2017
- Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.
- PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations
- Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.
- This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.
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Country’s Position in MLCRI (MarketLine Country Risk Index)
List of Figures
Exhibit 1: MERV Stock Index
Exhibit 2: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy
Exhibit 3: Investments by Sector, 2012-2015
Exhibit 4: Investment by Country, 2012-2015
Exhibit 5: Key Infrastructure Indicators
Exhibit 6: Argentina’s Performance in Global Risk Analysis in Comparison to Emerging Europe, MEA and the World
Exhibit 7: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)
Exhibit 8: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate
Exhibit 9: Real GDP Growth Comparison
Exhibit 10: Exports, Imports and Trade Balance
Exhibit 11: Current Account Balance
Exhibit 12: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports, 2012-2016
Exhibit 13: Total Pharmaceuticals Exports, % of World Total, 2016
Exhibit 14: Interest Rates
Exhibit 15: Exchange Rate
Exhibit 16: Public Finance
Exhibit 17: General Government Debt
Exhibit 18: Employment/Unemployment, 2012-19f
Exhibit 19: Labor Cost Index
Exhibit 20: Minimum Monthly Wages (ARS)
Exhibit 21: Age-Group Wise Share in Total Population
Exhibit 22: Rural/Urban Share in Total Population
Exhibit 23: Gender-Wise Share in Total Population
Exhibit 24: Number of Patents Granted per million Inhabitants, 2015
Exhibit 25: Business R&D Expenditure (% of Total R&D Expenditure)
Exhibit 26: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate, 2016
Exhibit 27: Doing Business in Argentina
Exhibit 28: Corruption Perception Index (Rankings) 2016
Exhibit 29: CO2 Emissions