Economic and Financial Data for ARGENTINA
Last Update 2017-01-18;
updated daily
The data shown in this page correspond to the data described on the International Monetary Fund's Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB). For a fuller explanation of the DSBB and the statistical standards to which Argentina has committed, please click on DSBB Home Page.

Please note that Argentina declared a National Statistical Emergency (Decree 55/2016), saying it will stop releasing data on the economy until the government statistics agency (INDEC) is overhauled and its numbers can be trusted. Consequently, the economic series highlighted in yellow below are under revision and the release calendar was discontinued until further notice. Please enter to the following link to see the Advance Release Calendar (ARC).


SDDS Categories and Components Observations
Unit Description Date of Latest Latest data Previous data Annual Growth Rate Links to Argentina's Data
Real sector
National Accounts
GDP at Constant Prices
AR$ million 2004 Q3/16 N/A 689,712 N/A 761,344 -3.8 %
Goods Productive Sectors
AR$ million 2004 Q3/16 N/A 210,616 N/A 275,378 -6.7 %
Agriculture, Forestry and Livestockbreeding
AR$ million 2004 Q3/16 N/A 32,414 N/A 101,432 -2.8%
Fishing
AR$ million 2004 Q3/16 N/A 3,318 N/A 2,027 11.6%
Mining and Quarrying
AR$ million 2004 Q3/16 N/A 22,387 N/A 22,370 -5.7%
Manufacturing
AR$ million 2004 Q3/16 N/A 119,262 N/A 117,649 -8.0%
Electricity, Gas and Water
AR$ million 2004 Q3/16 N/A 12,827 N/A 12,538 1.7%
Construction
AR$ million 2004 Q3/16 N/A 20,408 N/A 19,362 -12.9%
Service Productive Sectors
AR$ million 2004 Q3/16 N/A 365,327 N/A 367,354 -1.9 %
Wholesale and Retail Trade and Repairs
AR$ million 2004 Q3/16 N/A 93,774 N/A 93,820 -5.0%
Hotels and Restaurants
AR$ million 2004 Q3/16 N/A 11,099 N/A 10,352 -2.0%
Transport, Storage and Communication
AR$ million 2004 Q3/16 N/A 57,063 N/A 59,123 1.1%
Finance
AR$ million 2004 Q3/16 N/A 25,981 N/A 25,189 -5.5%
Real State, Business and Rental Services
AR$ million 2004 Q3/16 N/A 72,080 N/A 72,494 -2.0%
Public Management, Defense and Organizations Extra - territorial
AR$ million 2004 Q3/16 N/A 32,746 N/A 32,716 1.2%
Teaching, Social and Health Services
AR$ million 2004 Q3/16 N/A 49,714 N/A 50,969 1.9%
Other Communitaries, Social and Personal Activities and Domestic Services
AR$ million 2004 Q3/16 N/A 22,870 N/A 22,691 -3.4%
GDP at Current Prices
AR$ million Q3/16 N/A 8,203,813 N/A 8,248,262 34.8 %
Production Index (EMI) (not seasonally adjusted)
2004=100 Nov-16 N/A N/A -4.1%
Labor Market
Employment rate
% of population Q3/16 N/A 42.1 N/A 41.7 %
Unemployment rate
% of labor force Q3/16 N/A 8.5 N/A 9.3 %
Wages/Earnings
1997=100 Q3/16 N/A N/A 31.4 %
Price index
Consumer Prices
Ref Apr16=100 Weights 2004/05 Dec-16 N/A 116.92 N/A 115.54 %
Wholesale Prices, IPIM
Ref Dec15=100 Weights 1993 Dec-16 N/A 134.5 N/A 133.49 34.5 %
Fiscal sector
General Goverment Operations
Revenues
AR$ Million 2015 N/A 2,118,298 N/A 1,623,516 %
Expenditures
AR$ Million 2015 N/A 2,393,630 N/A 1,789,818 %
Balance, deficit(-) / surplus(+)
AR$ Million 2015 N/A -275,332 N/A -166,302 %
Of which: Public enterprises and Others, deficit(-) / surplus(+)
AR$ Million 2015 N/A -91,883 N/A -80,824 %
Financing
AR$ Million 2015 N/A 275,332 N/A 166,302 %
Net financial investment
AR$ Million 2015 N/A -178,799 N/A -192,335 %
Net Public debt and other net liabilities
AR$ Million 2015 N/A 342,657 N/A 304,589 %
Variation of net assets
AR$ Million 2015 N/A 111,473 N/A 54,048 %
Central Goverment Operations
Revenues
AR$ Million Nov-16 N/A 117,218 N/A 151,589 %
Expenditures
AR$ Million Nov-16 N/A 193,774 N/A 173,149 %
Balance, deficit(-) / surplus(+)
AR$ Million Nov-16 N/A -76,556 N/A -21,560 %
Financing
AR$ Million Nov-16 N/A 76,556 N/A 21,560 %
Financing (in local currency)
AR$ Million Nov-16 N/A 34,468 N/A 18,183 %
Financing (in foreign currency)
AR$ Million Nov-16 N/A 42,088 N/A 3,377 %
Central Goverment Debt (stock, end of period)
AR$ Million Q3/16 N/A 4,039,018 N/A 3,851,723 %
By Currency:
N/A N/A %
- U.S Dollar
AR$ Million N/A N/A %
- Argentine Peso
AR$ Million N/A N/A %
- Euro
AR$ Million N/A N/A %
- Japanese Yen
AR$ Million N/A N/A %
- other currencies
AR$ Million N/A N/A %
By creditor:
N/A N/A %
Loans
N/A N/A %
- Bilateral
AR$ Million N/A N/A %
- Multilateral
AR$ Million N/A N/A %
- Private banks
AR$ Million N/A N/A %
- Securities
AR$ Million N/A N/A %
- Guaranted loan
AR$ Million N/A N/A %
- Other
AR$ Million N/A N/A %
- Arrears
AR$ Million N/A N/A %
Due in:
N/A N/A %
- 2014-2015
AR$ Million N/A N/A %
- 2016-2021
AR$ Million N/A N/A %
- 2022-2089
AR$ Million N/A N/A %
Financial sector
Analytical Accounts of the Banking Sector
Monetary aggregate (M1*)
AR$ Million Nov-16 N/A 855,030 N/A 803,318 11.7 %
Monetary aggregate (M3*)
AR$ Million Nov-16 N/A 2,232,104 N/A 2,152,452 36.5 %
Gross domestic credit to Public Sector
AR$ Million Nov-16 N/A 768,564 N/A 695,408 33.2 %
Gross domestic credit to Private Sector
AR$ Million Nov-16 N/A 1,078,378 N/A 1,038,243 30.0 %
Net External Position
AR$ Million Nov-16 N/A -33,418 N/A -30,005 -77.3 %
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank, end of period
Monetary liabilities
AR$ Million Jan/15/17 N/A 1,062,187 N/A 1,101,019 43.2 %
Net domestic claims on Public Sector
AR$ Million Jan/15/17 N/A 1,454,684 N/A 1,459,160 18.3 %
Gross domestic claims on Private Sector
AR$ Million Jan/15/17 N/A -724,235 N/A -675,224 -56.5 %
Net External Position
AR$ Million Jan/15/17 N/A 643,362 N/A 636,532 87.5 %
Interest rates
Public debt interest rates
N/A N/A %
Financial Soundness Indicators
Q1/16 N/A N/A %
Stock Market (MERVAL), monthly average
1988=100 Dec-16 N/A 16,700 N/A 16,811 36.9%
External sector
Balance of Payments
Current account
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A -2,970 N/A -3,069 %
Goods Net
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A 2,015 N/A 1,635 %
Exports of goods (FOB)
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A 15,757 N/A 15,400 %
Imports of goods (FOB)
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A 13,741 N/A 13,764 %
Services Net
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A -2,220 N/A -1,565 %
Services: Exports
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A 2,967 N/A 2,812 %
Services: Imports
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A 5,187 N/A 4,377 %
Income Credit
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A 604 N/A 615 %
Income Debit
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A 3,494 N/A 3,724 %
Net receipts from current transfers
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A 129 N/A -31 %
Capital account
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A 62 N/A 30 %
Financial account
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A 1,963 N/A 3,781 %
Direct investment abroad
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A -184 N/A -206 %
Direct investment in Argentina
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A 1,228 N/A 1,371 %
Portfolio and Financial Derivatives - Net
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A 5,639 N/A 21,205 %
Other investment - Net
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A -4,720 N/A -18,589 %
International reserves (transactions)
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A -606 N/A 936 %
Net Errors and Omissions
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A 381 N/A 332 %
International reserves (stock, end of period)
US$ Million Jan/15/17 N/A 40,089 N/A 39,912 55.9%
Gold
US$ Million Jan/15/17 N/A 2,180 N/A 2,147 0.5 %
Multilateral Credit Agreements
US$ Million Jan/15/17 N/A 0 N/A 26 0.0 %
Derivative Instruments over International Reserves
US$ Million Jan/15/17 N/A 150 N/A 286 7,811.4 %
Currency
US$ Million Jan/15/17 N/A 23,087 N/A 22,756 102.0 %
SDRs
US$ Million Jan/15/17 N/A 2,412 N/A 2,417 -15.3 %
Deposits to be realized in foreign currency
US$ Million Jan/15/17 N/A 11,899 N/A 11,917 28.4 %
IMF Reserve Position
US$ Million Jan/15/17 N/A 361.64 N/A 362.43 121,047.7 %
International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity (Template)
US$ Million Nov-16 N/A N/A %
Total External Debt (stock, end of period)
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A 188,778 N/A 186,651 10.2%
Public Sector
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A 123,003 N/A 120,409 22.4 %
Nonbank Private Sector
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A 62,311 N/A 63,095 -7.5 %
Financial Sector (excluding Central Bank)
US$ Million Q3/16 N/A 3,464 N/A 3,148 1.1 %
Merchandise trade
Total exports (FOB)
US$ Million Nov-16 N/A 4,822 N/A 4,711 20.5 %
Total imports (CIF)
US$ Million Nov-16 N/A 4,721 N/A 4,829 -0.4 %
Exchange rate
AR$ / US$ Daily N/A N/A %
International Investment Position
Net internacional investment posicion (stock, end of period)
US$ Million 2015 N/A 55,380.6 N/A 71,140.4 -22.2 %
External Assets
US$ Million 2015 N/A 272,593.7 N/A 268,008.7 1.7 %
- Reserve Assets
US$ Million 2015 N/A 25,563.2 N/A 31,407.3 -18.6%
- Direct investment
US$ Million 2015 N/A 37,842.9 N/A 36,179.7 4.6%
- Other assets
US$ Million 2015 N/A 209,187.6 N/A 200,421.7 4.4%
External Liabilities
US$ Million 2015 N/A 217,213.1 N/A 196,868.3 10.3 %
- Direct investment
US$ Million 2015 N/A 91,736.6 N/A 82,399.5 11.3%
- Portfolio investment
US$ Million 2015 N/A 47,892.6 N/A 47,749 0.3%
-- Equity
US$ Million 2015 N/A 9,352.8 N/A 9,670.5 -3.3%
-- Debt
US$ Million 2015 N/A 38,539.8 N/A 38,078.6 1.2%
- Other liabilities
US$ Million 2015 N/A 77,583.9 N/A 66,719.7 16.3%
Population sector
Census
Thousands 2010 N/A 40,788 N/A 36,260 12.5%
Projections
Thousands 2017 N/A 44,045 N/A 43,590 2.1%