Economic and Financial Data for ARGENTINA
[Last Update 17/09/14; updated daily]

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Observations

 

Unit Description

Date of Latest

Latest data

Previous data

Annual Growth Rate (1)

Links to Argentina's Data

REAL SECTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Accounts

 

 

 

 

 

 

GDP at Constant Prices

mill. 2004 pesos

Q1/14

816,749,407

900,118,666

0%

INDEC - DNCN

Goods Productive Sectors (15)

mill. 2004 pesos

Q1/14

260,905,493

323,048,650

-1%

 

Agriculture, Forestry and Livestockbreeding

mill. 2004 pesos

Q1/14

30,682,514

68,426,869

-7%

 

Fishing

mill. 2004 pesos

Q1/14

1,375,521

1,953,662

7%

 

Mining and Quarrying

mill. 2004 pesos

Q1/14

24,571,940

24,964,736

1%

 

Manufacturing

mill. 2004 pesos

Q1/14

158,428,554

177,835,923

-1%

 

Electricity, Gas and Water

mill. 2004 pesos

Q1/14

11,759,403

12,040,095

2%

 

Construction

mill. 2004 pesos

Q1/14

34,087,561

37,827,365

-2%

 

Service Productive Sectors (15)

mill. 2004 pesos

Q1/14

451,930,234

468,296,878

1%

 

Wholesale and Retail Trade and Repairs

mill. 2004 pesos

Q1/14

121,415,840

130,773,869

-3%

 

Hotels and Restaurants

mill. 2004 pesos

Q1/14

21,466,948

21,971,372

1%

 

Transport, Storage and Communication

mill. 2004 pesos

Q1/14

63,709,931

66,296,475

1%

 

Finance

mill. 2004 pesos

Q1/14

46,044,097

44,471,249

16%

 

Real State, Business and Rental Services

mill. 2004 pesos

Q1/14

82,448,018

88,289,233

0%

 

Public Management, Defense and Organizations Extra - territorial

mill. 2004 pesos

Q1/14

32,165,431

32,268,895

2%

 

Teaching, Social and Health Services

mill. 2004 pesos

Q1/14

49,785,169

48,934,175

3%

 

Other communitaries, social & personal activities and domestic services

mill. 2004 pesos

Q1/14

34,894,799

35,291,611

0%

 

GDP at Current Prices

mill. pesos

Q1/14

3,677,785,088

3,666,391,125

24%

INDEC - DNCN

Production Index (EMI) (seasonally adjusted)

2006=100

Jul-14

128.9

129.0

-1.0

INDEC

Labor Market

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employment rate

% of population

Q2/14

41.4

41.8

-3.9%

INDEC

Unemployment rate

% of labor force

Q2/14

7.5

7.1

4.2%

INDEC

Wages/Earnings (2)

1997=100

Q2/14

1,452.9

1,335.10

27.2%

INDEC

Price index

 

 

 

Consumer Prices

Q4/2013=100

Aug-14

121.50

119.90

 

INDEC

Wholesale Prices, IPIM

1993=100

Aug-14

801.81

790.47

28.30%

INDEC

FISCAL SECTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Government Operations (3)

 

 

 

 

 

SH

Revenues

mill. pesos

2006

195,655.7

154,560.0

 

 

Expenditures

mill. pesos

2006

186,406.4

149,185.5

 

 

Balance, deficit(-) / surplus(+)

mill. pesos

2006

9,249.3

5,374.5

 

 

Of which: Public enterprises and Others, deficit(-)/surplus(+)

mill. pesos

2006

-469.0

-320.0

 

 

Financing

mill. pesos

2006

-9,249.3

-5,374.5

 

 

Net financial investment

mill. pesos

2006

-24,234.9

-12,858.5

 

 

Net Public debt and other net liabilities

mill. pesos

2006

2,074.6

-784.5

 

 

Variation of net assets

mill. pesos

2006

12,911.0

6,268.5

 

 

Central Government Operations (4)

 

 

 

 

 

SH

Revenues

mill. Pesos

may-14

76,388.30

73,026.10

 

 

Expenditures

mill. pesos

may-14

78,346.10

77,242.90

 

 

Balance, deficit(-) / surplus(+)

mill. pesos

may-14

-1,957.80

-4,216.80

 

 

Financing

mill. pesos

may-14

1,957.80

4,216.80

 

 

Financing (in local currency)

mill. pesos

may-14

1,394.00

3,046.50

 

 

Financing (in foreign currency)

mill. pesos

may-14

563.80

1,170.30

 

 

Central Government Debt (stock, end of period) (5)

mill. pesos

Q4/13

1,321,347

1,164,447

 

SH

By currency

 

 

 

 

 

 

U.S. dollar

mill. pesos

Q4/13

674,696

593,625

 

 

Argentine peso

mill. pesos

Q4/13

503,140

445,017

 

 

Euro

mill. pesos

Q4/13

129,515

112,671

 

 

Japanese Yen

mill. pesos

Q4/13

11,236

10,696

 

 

Other currencies

mill. pesos

Q4/13

0

0

 

 

By Creditor:

 

Q4/13

2,761

2,437

 

 

Loans

 

 

 

 

 

 

-bilateral

mill. pesos

Q4/13

5,002

3,980

 

 

-multilateral

mill. pesos

Q4/13

126,470

108,465

 

 

-private banks

mill. pesos

Q4/13

30,659

26,385

 

 

-securities

mill. pesos

Q4/13

874,660

776,552

 

 

-guaranteed loan

mill. pesos

Q4/13

19,789

19,299

 

 

-others

mill. pesos

Q4/13

226,060

195,084

 

 

-arrears

mill. pesos

Q4/13

38,706

34,682

 

 

Due in:

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012

mill. pesos

Q4/13

392,943

270,797

 

 

2013-2018

mill. pesos

Q4/13

410,166

366,727

 

 

2019-2089

mill. pesos

Q4/13

518,239

526,923

 

 

FINANCIAL SECTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

Analytical Accounts of the Banking Sector

 

 

 

 

 

BCRA

Monetary aggregate (M1*) (6)

mill. pesos

Jul-14

488,899

484,034

23.21%

 

Monetary aggregate (M3*) (7)

mill. pesos

Jul-14

1,089,856

1,077,997

23.15%

 

Gross domestic credit to Public Sector

mill. pesos

Jul-14

360,156

347,200

41.88%

 

Gross domestic credit to Private Sector

mill. pesos

Jul-14

566,385

561,077

24.24%

 

Net External Position

mill. pesos

Jul-14

-11,511

-10,009

-147.66%

 

Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank, end of period (8)

 

 

 

 

 

BCRA

Monetary liabilities

mill. pesos

Sep/07/14

467,560

452,117

22.49%

 

Net domestic claims on Public Sector

mill. pesos

Sep/07/14

607,513

606,937

56.06%

 

Gross domestic claims on Private Sector

mill. pesos

Sep/07/14

-220,966

-235,809

-96.18%

 

Net External Position

mill. Pesos

Sep/07/14

233,677

235,214

17.70%

 

Interest rates (13)

 

 

 

 

 

BCRA

Public debt interest rates (14)

 

 

 

 

 

SF

Financial Soundness Indicators

 

Q2/14

 

 

 

BCRA

Stock Market (MERVAL). monthly average

1988=100

Aug-14

8,680

8,360

131.83%

CNV

EXTERNAL SECTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

Balance of Payments

 

 

 

 

 

INDEC - DNCI

Current Account

Mill. US$

Q1/14

-3,304

-1,675

 

 

Goods Net

Mill. US$

Q1/14

805

2,136

 

 

Exports of goods (FOB)

Mill. US$

Q1/14

15,877

19,020

 

 

Imports of goods (FOB)

Mill. US$

Q1/14

15,072

16,884

 

 

Services Net

Mill. US$

Q1/14

-1,287

-650

 

 

Services: Exports

Mill. US$

Q1/14

3,411

4,052

 

 

Services: Imports

Mill. US$

Q1/14

4,698

4,702

 

 

Income Credit

Mill. US$

Q1/14

557

635

 

 

Income Debit

Mill. US$

Q1/14

3,359

3,204

 

 

Net receipts from current transfers

Mill. US$

Q1/14

-3

-573

 

 

Capital Accounts

Mill. US$

Q1/14

-5

0

 

 

Financial Accounts

Mill. US$

Q1/14

-619

-2,247

 

 

Direct Investment Abroad

Mill. US$

Q1/14

-1,148

-352

 

 

Direct Investment in Argentina

Mill. US$

Q1/14

1,643

1,336

 

 

Portfolio and Financial Derivatives – Net

Mill. US$

Q1/14

380

696

 

 

Other Investment – Net

Mill. US$

Q1/14

-1,494

-3,927

 

 

International Reserves (Transactions)

Mill. US$

Q1/14

-3,593

-4,141

 

 

Net errors and omissions

Mill. US$

Q1/14

195

-23

 

 

International reserves (stock, end of period) (9)

Mill, US$

Sep/07/14

28,375

28,630

-22.74%

BCRA (10)

Gold

Mill, US$

Sep/07/14

2,511

2,553

-8.83%

 

Multilateral Credit Agreements

Mill, US$

Sep/07/14

50

49

29.59%

 

Derivative Instruments over International Reserves

Mill, US$

Sep/07/14

0

0

100.00%

 

Currency

Mill, US$

Sep/07/14

3,317

3,512

116.69%

 

SDRs

Mill, US$

Sep/07/14

3,087

3,119

-0.36%

 

Deposits to be realized in foreign currency

Mill, US$

Sep/07/14

19,410

19,398

-33.77%

 

IMF Reserve Position

Mill, US$

Sep/07/14

0.24

0.24

-32.25%

BCRA (10)

International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity (Template)

Mill, US$

Jun-14

 

 

 

BCRA (10)

Total External Debt (stock end of period) (12)

Mill, US$

Q1/14

137,809

137,613

-1.0%

INDEC - DNCI

Public Sector

Mill, US$

Q1/14

69,423

70,065

-1.0%

 

Nonbank Private Sector

Mill, US$

Q1/14

65,693

64,839

-1.1%

 

Financial Sector (excluding Central Bank)

Mill, US$

Q1/14

2,693

2,709

3.3%

 

Merchandise trade

 

 

 

 

 

INDEC

Total exports (FOB)

mill, US$

Jun-14

7,387

7,117

-3%

 

Total imports (CIF)

mill, US$

Jun-14

6,008

5,858

-6%

 

Exchange rate

A$/US$

Daily

 

 

 

BCRA

International Investment Position

 

 

 

 

 

INDEC - DNCI

Net international investment position (stock, end of period)

mill, US$

2013

49,045

57,700

-15.0%

 

External Assets

mill, US$

2013

261,183

256,770

1.7%

 

Reserve Assets

mill, US$

2013

30,600

43,290

-29.3%

 

Direct investment

mill, US$

2013

34,326

32,916

4.3%

 

Other Assets

mill, US$

2013

196,257

180,564

8.7%

 

External Liabilities

mill, US$

2013

212,138

199,071

6.6%

 

Direct investment

mill, US$

2013

109,887

100,438

9.4%

 

Portfolio investment

mill, US$

2013

38,115

32,359

17.8%

 

Equity

mill, US$

2013

6,211

4,161

49.3%

 

Debt

mill, US$

2013

31,904

28,198

13.1%

 

Other liabilities

mill, US$

2013

64,136

66,273

-3.2%

 

POPULATION (11)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Census

Thousands

2010

40,117

36,260

10.6%

INDEC

Projections

Thousands

2013

42,203

41,733

1.1%

INDEC

 

 

(1) Change of latest data on same period of previous year in percent,

(2) Average wages per worker in the manufacturing industry,

(3) Includes Central Goverment, Public enterprises, Provincial and Municipal goverments, Accrual basis From 2004 onwards the data do not include municipios provisionally,

(4)  Data of the National Administration, which includes central goverment, decentralized bodies and social security institutions, Cash Basis,

(5)  It includes government guaranteed debt as well as direct liabilities,

(6)  M1* = Circulation in pesos + peso and US dollar deposits (demand and other),

(7) M3* = Circulation in pesos + peso and US dollar deposits (demand, savings, time deposits and other),

(8) There has been a change in monetary regulation that afect this data (see com, "A" 3274 BCRA)

(9) Liquidity reserves of BCRA, including national government deposits in BCRA, Exclude other national government external deposits, Exclude BCRA´s  national public bonds in foreign currency,

(10) This hiperlink provides access to a pdf file showing Argentina´s International Reserves on a daily basis and to the Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency

(11) The growth rate corresponds to the population's change between 2001 and 2010, Projections are estimated with National Population and Houses Census 2010 and are prepared with the components method (UN 1956),

(12) Non financial private sector debt stocks and flows have been revised from December 2001 onwards, based on the results of the Central Bank survey ("A" 3602),

(13) It includes  interest rates on loans from Central Bank to Financial Entities, See table "tasa de interes y coeficientes de ajuste establecidos por el BCRA", "redescuento" spread sheet,

(14) See Table "Tasa Promedio Ponderada de la Deuda del Sector Publico Nacional por instrumento" (National Public Debt Average Interest Rate) in "Public Debt",
 National Public Debt is long term,

(23) At Producer`s price 

Data producers:
BCRA: Central Bank of Argentine Republic,

INDEC: National Bureau of Statistics and Census,

SPE: Secretariat of Economic Policy,

SH: Secretariat of the Treasury,

DNCI: National Bureau of International Accounts,

CNV: National Securities Comission,

DNCN: National Bureau of National Accounts,

DNCP: National Bureau of Coordination with Provinces,
Country's Economic and Financial Data:
Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure
Secretariat of Economic Policy INDEC
Undersecretariat of Finance
Secretariat of the Treasury Central Bank
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