Economic and Financial Data for ARGENTINA
[Last Update 23/04/14; 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. 1993 pesos

Q3/13

494,042

519,609

5.5%

INDEC - DNCN

Goods Productive Sectors (15)

mill. 1993 pesos

Q3/13

140,666

156,624

5.0%

 

Agriculture, Forestry and Livestockbreeding

mill. 1993 pesos

Q3/13

15,483

37,198

5.3%

 

Fishing

mill. 1993 pesos

Q3/13

832

638

17.7%

 

Mining and Quarrying

mill. 1993 pesos

Q3/13

4,944

4,889

-0.7%

 

Manufacturing

mill. 1993 pesos

Q3/13

79,991

77,060

5.7%

 

Electricity, Gas and Water

mill. 1993 pesos

Q3/13

12,818

11,685

4.5%

 

Construction

mill. 1993 pesos

Q3/13

26,598

25,153

4.0%

 

Service Productive Sectors (15)

mill. 1993 pesos

Q3/13

319,344

329,935

6.2%

 

Wholesale and Retail Trade and Repairs

mill. 1993 pesos

Q3/13

67,915

78,248

6.8%

 

Hotels and Restaurants

mill. 1993 pesos

Q3/13

10,904

10,137

3.1%

 

Transport, Storage and Communication

mill. 1993 pesos

Q3/13

60,848

62,309

6.7%

 

Finance

mill. 1993 pesos

Q3/13

38,778

40,259

21.3%

 

Real State, Business and Rental Services

mill. 1993 pesos

Q3/13

59,348

56,652

3.0%

 

Public Management, Defense and Organizations Extra - territorial

mill. 1993 pesos

Q3/13

20,319

20,348

2.0%

 

Teaching, Social and Health Services

mill. 1993 pesos

Q3/13

36,743

36,768

3.1%

 

Other communitaries, social & personal activities and domestic services

mill. 1993 pesos

Q3/13

24,489

25,214

0.2%

 

GDP at Current Prices

mill. pesos

Q3/13

2,711,457

2,907,278

24.2%

INDEC - DNCN

Production Index (EMI) (seasonally adjusted)

2006=100

Feb-14

128.4

128.2

-0.6%

INDEC

Labor Market

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employment rate

% of population

Q4/13

42.7

42.9

-0.5%

INDEC

Unemployment rate

% of labor force

Q4/13

6.4

6.8

-1.4%

INDEC

Wages/Earnings (2)

1997=100

Q4/13

1,325.3

1,226.2

25.0%

INDEC

Price index

 

 

 

Consumer Prices

Q4/2013=100

Mar-14

113.03

110.17

 

INDEC

Wholesale Prices, IPIM

1993=100

Mar-14

741.46

723.94

 

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

feb-14

57,358.50

67,526.00

 

 

Expenditures

mill. pesos

feb-14

66,119.30

70,620.80

 

 

Balance, deficit(-) / surplus(+)

mill. pesos

feb-14

-8,760.80

-3,094.80

 

 

Financing

mill. pesos

feb-14

8,760.80

3,094.80

 

 

Financing (in local currency)

mill. pesos

feb-14

10,776.50

4,110.00

 

 

Financing (in foreign currency)

mill. pesos

feb-14

-2,015.70

-1,015.20

 

 

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

mill. pesos

Q3/13

1,164,447

1,056,817

 

SH

By currency

 

 

 

 

 

 

U.S. dollar

mill. pesos

Q3/13

593,625

511,469

 

 

Argentine peso

mill. pesos

Q3/13

445,017

432,459

 

 

Euro

mill. pesos

Q3/13

112,671

100,868

 

 

Japanese Yen

mill. pesos

Q3/13

10,696

9,843

 

 

Other currencies

mill. pesos

Q3/13

0

0

 

 

By Creditor:

 

Q3/13

2,437

2,177

 

 

Loans

 

 

 

 

 

 

-bilateral

mill. pesos

Q3/13

3,980

3,764

 

 

-multilateral

mill. pesos

Q3/13

108,465

99,733

 

 

-private banks

mill. pesos

Q3/13

26,385

36,915

 

 

-securities

mill. pesos

Q3/13

776,552

685,414

 

 

-guaranteed loan

mill. pesos

Q3/13

19,299

18,844

 

 

-others

mill. pesos

Q3/13

195,084

180,622

 

 

-arrears

mill. pesos

Q3/13

34,682

31,524

 

 

Due in:

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012

mill. pesos

Q3/13

270,797

290,307

 

 

2013-2018

mill. pesos

Q3/13

430,541

327,243

 

 

2019-2089

mill. pesos

Q3/13

463,109

439,267

 

 

FINANCIAL SECTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

Analytical Accounts of the Banking Sector

 

 

 

 

 

BCRA

Monetary aggregate (M1*) (6)

mill. pesos

feb-14

438,507

480,842

23.12%

 

Monetary aggregate (M3*) (7)

mill. pesos

feb-14

1,005,684

1,018,588

24.85%

 

Gross domestic credit to Public Sector

mill. pesos

feb-14

288,636

229,143

20.62%

 

Gross domestic credit to Private Sector

mill. pesos

feb-14

541,663

541,855

32.39%

 

Net External Position

mill. pesos

feb-14

-7,908

-8,350

-2865.03%

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

BCRA

Monetary liabilities

mill. pesos

Apr/15/14

428,879

430,172

25.21%

 

Net domestic claims on Public Sector

mill. pesos

Apr/15/14

563,865

562,250

66.56%

 

Gross domestic claims on Private Sector

mill. pesos

Apr/15/14

-165,423

-159,492

-58.15%

 

Net External Position

mill. Pesos

Apr/15/14

216,033

212,632

10.01%

 

Interest rates (13)

 

 

 

 

 

BCRA

Public debt interest rates (14)

 

 

 

 

 

SF

Stock Market (MERVAL). monthly average

1988=100

Mar-14

5,937

5,893

76.28%

CNV

EXTERNAL SECTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

Balance of Payments

 

 

 

 

 

INDEC - DNCI

Current Account

Mill. US$

Q4/13

-1,721

-1,051

 

 

Goods Net

Mill. US$

Q4/13

2,621

3,043

 

 

Exports of goods (FOB)

Mill. US$

Q4/13

19,547

22,558

 

 

Imports of goods (FOB)

Mill. US$

Q4/13

16,926

19,515

 

 

Services Net

Mill. US$

Q4/13

-1,278

-1,388

 

 

Services: Exports

Mill. US$

Q4/13

4,039

3,382

 

 

Services: Imports

Mill. US$

Q4/13

5,317

4,770

 

 

Income Credit

Mill. US$

Q4/13

567

590

 

 

Income Debit

Mill. US$

Q4/13

3,157

3,258

 

 

Net receipts from current transfers

Mill. US$

Q4/13

-457

-21

 

 

Capital Accounts

Mill. US$

Q4/13

0

31

 

 

Financial Accounts

Mill. US$

Q4/13

-1,880

-1,766

 

 

Direct Investment Abroad

Mill. US$

Q4/13

-299

-276

 

 

Direct Investment in Argentina

Mill. US$

Q4/13

1,387

2,320

 

 

Portfolio and Financial Derivatives – Net

Mill. US$

Q4/13

682

-430

 

 

Other Investment – Net

Mill. US$

Q4/13

-3,651

-3,381

 

 

International Reserves (Transactions)

Mill. US$

Q4/13

-4,141

-2,264

 

 

Net errors and omissions

Mill. US$

Q4/13

-344

201

 

 

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

Mill, US$

Apr/15/14

27,775

27,334

-30.56%

BCRA (10)

Gold

Mill, US$

Apr/15/14

2,585

2,575

-4.94%

 

Multilateral Credit Agreements

Mill, US$

Apr/15/14

35

40

-27.15%

 

Derivative Instruments over International Reserves

Mill, US$

Apr/15/14

2

3

0.00%

 

Currency

Mill, US$

Apr/15/14

2,284

1,880

4.77%

 

SDRs

Mill, US$

Apr/15/14

3,180

3,166

2.74%

 

Deposits to be realized in foreign currency

Mill, US$

Apr/15/14

19,689

19,669

-38.39%

 

IMF Reserve Position

Mill, US$

Apr/15/14

0.25

0.25

-35.60%

BCRA (10)

International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity (Template)

Mill, US$

Feb-14

 

 

 

BCRA (10)

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

Mill, US$

Q4/13

137,613

138,358

-3.2%

INDEC - DNCI

Public Sector

Mill, US$

Q4/13

70,064

68,245

-2.7%

 

Nonbank Private Sector

Mill, US$

Q4/13

64,839

67,596

-3.5%

 

Financial Sector (excluding Central Bank)

Mill, US$

Q4/13

2,709

2,517

-11.2%

 

Merchandise trade

 

 

 

 

 

INDEC

Total exports (FOB)

mill, US$

feb-14

5,393

5,231

-6%

 

Total imports (CIF)

mill, US$

feb-14

5,349

5,196

2%

 

Exchange rate

A$/US$

Daily

 

 

 

BCRA

International Investment Position

 

 

 

 

 

INDEC - DNCI

Net international investment position (stock, end of period)

mill, US$

2012

46,445

46,058

0.8%

 

External Assets

mill, US$

2012

257,982

248,422

3.8%

 

Reserve Assets

mill, US$

2012

43,29

46,376

-6.7%

 

Direct investment

mill, US$

2012

32,916

31,891

3.2%

 

Other Assets

mill, US$

2012

181,776

170,155

6.8%

 

External Liabilities

mill, US$

2012

211,537

202,364

4.5%

 

Direct investment

mill, US$

2012

112,219

98,941

13.4%

 

Portfolio investment

mill, US$

2012

32,424

32,981

-1.7%

 

Equity

mill, US$

2012

4,161

3,377

23.2%

 

Debt

mill, US$

2012

28,263

29,604

-4.5%

 

Other liabilities

mill, US$

2012

66,894

70,441

-5.0%

 

POPULATION (11)

 

 

 

 

 

INDEC

Census

Thousands

2010

40,519

40,134

1.0%

 

Projections

Thousands

2012

41,282

 

 

 

 

 

(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 1991 and 2001, Projections are estimated with National Population and Houses Census 2001 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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