Economic and Financial Data for ARGENTINA
[Last Update 26/03/15; updated daily]

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Observations

 

Unit Description

Date of Latest

Latest data

Previous data

Annual Growth Rate (1)

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REAL SECTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Accounts

 

 

 

 

 

 

GDP at Constant Prices

mill. 2004 pesos

Q4/14

904,525,899

872,441,240

0.4%

INDEC - DNCN

Goods Productive Sectors (15)

mill. 2004 pesos

Q4/14

323,936,392

288,369,094

0.3%

 

Agriculture, Forestry and Livestockbreeding

mill. 2004 pesos

Q4/14

70,376,914

33,885,658

4.9%

 

Fishing

mill. 2004 pesos

Q4/14

2,092,252

2,639,541

7.1%

 

Mining and Quarrying

mill. 2004 pesos

Q4/14

26,721,524

27,411,153

2.1%

 

Manufacturing

mill. 2004 pesos

Q4/14

174,314,825

174,865,746

-1.9%

 

Electricity, Gas and Water

mill. 2004 pesos

Q4/14

12,005,001

12,158,811

-0.2%

 

Construction

mill. 2004 pesos

Q4/14

38,425,876

37,408,185

1.3%

 

Service Productive Sectors (15)

mill. 2004 pesos

Q4/14

469,972,870

469,490,581

-0.1%

 

Wholesale and Retail Trade and Repairs

mill. 2004 pesos

Q4/14

128,009,152

125,657,601

-4.0%

 

Hotels and Restaurants

mill. 2004 pesos

Q4/14

22,481,189

21,337,136

2.7%

 

Transport, Storage and Communication

mill. 2004 pesos

Q4/14

66,536,456

67,110,640

-0.2%

 

Finance

mill. 2004 pesos

Q4/14

45,300,538

47,565,241

5.0%

 

Real State, Business and Rental Services

mill. 2004 pesos

Q4/14

87,928,615

87,608,602

-0.8%

 

Public Management, Defense and Organizations Extra - territorial

mill. 2004 pesos

Q4/14

32,735,443

32,546,869

1.2%

 

Teaching, Social and Health Services

mill. 2004 pesos

Q4/14

50,186,628

50,950,106

2.7%

 

Other communitaries, social & personal activities and domestic services

mill. 2004 pesos

Q4/14

36,794,849

36,714,386

3.8%

 

GDP at Current Prices

mill. pesos

Q4/14

4,868,774,858

4,510,539,153

27.7%

INDEC - DNCN

Production Index (EMI) (seasonally adjusted)

2006=100

Feb-15

125.2

125.7

-2.2%

INDEC

Labor Market

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employment rate

% of population

Q4/14

42.1

41.3

-1.4%

INDEC

Unemployment rate

% of labor force

Q4/14

6.9

7.5

7.8%

INDEC

Wages/Earnings (2)

1997=100

Q4/14

1,733.1

1,589.8

29.3%

INDEC

Price index

 

 

 

Consumer Prices

Oct2013-Sep2014=100

Feb-15

115.73

114.66

 

INDEC

Wholesale Prices, IPIM

1993=100

Feb-15

845.43

843.35

16.8%

INDEC

FISCAL SECTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Government Operations (3)

 

 

 

 

 

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Revenues

mill. pesos

2013

1,163,885.9

892,432.5

 

 

Expenditures

mill. pesos

2013

1,245,680.5

953,141.4

 

 

Balance, deficit(-) / surplus(+)

mill. pesos

2013

-81,794.6

-60,708.9

 

 

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

mill. pesos

2013

-53,483.2

-35,911.0

 

 

Financing

mill. pesos

2013

81,794.6

60,708.9

 

 

Net financial investment

mill. pesos

2013

-96,704.6

-87,663.1

 

 

Net Public debt and other net liabilities

mill. pesos

2013

138,913.4

124,660.9

 

 

Variation of net assets

mill. pesos

2013

39,585.8

23,711.1

 

 

Central Government Operations (4)

 

 

 

 

 

SH

Revenues

mill. Pesos

Dec-14

87,035.90

84,947.20

 

 

Expenditures

mill. pesos

Dec-14

120,647.20

88,185.50

 

 

Balance. deficit(-) / surplus(+)

mill. pesos

Dec-14

-33,611.30

-3,238.30

 

 

Financing

mill. pesos

Dec-14

33,611.30

3,238.30

 

 

Financing (in local currency)

mill. pesos

Dec-14

-10,504.50

-30,730.90

 

 

Financing (in foreign currency)

mill. pesos

Dec-14

44,115.80

33,969.20

 

 

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

mill. pesos

Q2/14

1,617,293

1,321,347

 

SH

By currency

 

 

 

 

 

 

U.S. dollar

mill. pesos

Q2/14

893,720

674,696

 

 

Argentine peso

mill. pesos

Q2/14

520,371

503,140

 

 

Euro

mill. pesos

Q2/14

177,543

129,515

 

 

Japanese Yen

mill. pesos

Q2/14

20,394

11,236

 

 

Other currencies

mill. pesos

Q2/14

5,265

2,761

 

 

By Creditor:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Loans

 

 

 

 

 

 

-bilateral

mill. pesos

Q2/14

84,384

5,002

 

 

-multilateral

mill. pesos

Q2/14

155,025

126,470

 

 

-private banks

mill. pesos

Q2/14

38,963

30,659

 

 

-securities

mill. pesos

Q2/14

1,067,978

874,660

 

 

-guaranteed loan

mill. pesos

Q2/14

22,755

19,789

 

 

-others

mill. pesos

Q2/14

247,755

226,060

 

 

-arrears

mill. pesos

Q2/14

433

38,706

 

 

Due in:

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014-2015

mill. pesos

Q2/14

354,399

392,943

 

 

2015-2021

mill. pesos

Q2/14

599,401

410,166

 

 

2022-2089

mill. pesos

Q2/14

663,001

518,239

 

 

FINANCIAL SECTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

Analytical Accounts of the Banking Sector

 

 

 

 

 

BCRA

Monetary aggregate (M1*) (6)

mill. pesos

Jan-15

571,240

640,870

18.80%

 

Monetary aggregate (M3*) (7)

mill. pesos

Jan-15

1,287,189

1,284,545

26.37%

 

Gross domestic credit to Public Sector

mill. pesos

Jan-15

424,396

391,171

85.21%

 

Gross domestic credit to Private Sector

mill. pesos

Jan-15

636,530

632,995

17.47%

 

Net External Position

mill. pesos

Jan-15

-10,795

-8,570

-29.29%

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

BCRA

Monetary liabilities

mill. pesos

Mar/15/15

531,475

530,268

26.34%

 

Net domestic claims on Public Sector

mill. pesos

Mar/15/15

758,386

753,224

35.12%

 

Gross domestic claims on Private Sector

mill. pesos

Mar/15/15

-311,999

-313,581

-113.33%

 

Net External Position

mill. pesos

Mar/15/15

273,368

272,445

32.58%

 

Interest rates (13)

 

 

 

 

 

BCRA

Public debt interest rates (14)

 

 

 

 

 

SF

Financial Soundness Indicators

 

Q3/14

 

 

 

BCRA

Stock Market (MERVAL), monthly average

1988=100

Feb-15

9,270

8,519

57.31%

CNV

EXTERNAL SECTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

Balance of Payments

 

 

 

 

 

INDEC - DNCI

Current Account

Mill, US$

Q4/14

-1,681

-775

 

 

Goods Net

Mill, US$

Q4/14

1,559

2,841

 

 

Exports of goods (FOB)

Mill, US$

Q4/14

15,819

19,338

 

 

Imports of goods (FOB)

Mill, US$

Q4/14

14,260

16,497

 

 

Services Net

Mill, US$

Q4/14

-367

-747

 

 

Services: Exports

Mill, US$

Q4/14

3,725

3,314

 

 

Services: Imports

Mill, US$

Q4/14

4,092

4,061

 

 

Income Credit

Mill, US$

Q4/14

653

637

 

 

Income Debit

Mill, US$

Q4/14

3,458

3,488

 

 

Net receipts from current transfers

Mill, US$

Q4/14

-50

4

 

 

Capital Accounts

Mill, US$

Q4/14

0

38

 

 

Financial Accounts

Mill, US$

Q4/14

6,054

1,320

 

 

Direct Investment Abroad

Mill, US$

Q4/14

-107

-330

 

 

Direct Investment in Argentina

Mill, US$

Q4/14

2,575

2,188

 

 

Portfolio and Financial Derivatives – Net

Mill, US$

Q4/14

-396

233

 

 

Other Investment – Net

Mill, US$

Q4/14

4,182

-771

 

 

International Reserves (Transactions)

Mill, US$

Q4/14

3,542

-1,413

 

 

Net errors and omissions

Mill, US$

Q4/14

-681

-1,566

 

 

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

Mill. US$

Mar/15/15

31,391

31,396

14.34%

BCRA (10)

Gold

Mill. US$

Mar/15/15

2,292

2,310

-16.07%

 

Multilateral Credit Agreements

Mill. US$

Mar/15/15

35

32

9.70%

 

Derivative Instruments over International Reserves

Mill. US$

Mar/15/15

0

0

0.00%

 

Currency

Mill. US$

Mar/15/15

6,880

6,983

140.33%

 

SDRs

Mill. US$

Mar/15/15

2,804

2,857

-11.91%

 

Deposits to be realized in foreign currency

Mill. US$

Mar/15/15

19,379

19,214

3.92%

 

IMF Reserve Position

Mill. US$

Mar/15/15

0.23

0.23

-10.05%

BCRA (10)

International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity (Template)

Mill. US$

Feb-15

 

 

 

BCRA (10)

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

Mill. US$

Q4/14

147,457

144,585

4.5%

INDEC - DNCI

Public Sector

Mill. US$

Q4/14

77,689

74,886

8.5%

 

Nonbank Private Sector

Mill. US$

Q4/14

67,128

66,603

0.5%

 

Financial Sector (excluding Central Bank)

Mill. US$

Q4/14

2,639

3,095

-2.6%

 

Merchandise trade

 

 

 

 

 

INDEC

Total exports (FOB)

mill. US$

Feb-15

4,064

4,294

-24.6%

 

Total imports (CIF)

mill. US$

Feb-15

4,011

4,221

-25.0%

 

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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