Economic and Financial Data for ARGENTINA
Last Update 2016-05-24;
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 Q4/15 N/A N/A 0.9 %
Goods Productive Sectors
AR$ million 2004 Q4/15 N/A N/A -0.9 %
Agriculture, Forestry and Livestockbreeding
AR$ million 2004 Q4/15 N/A N/A -2.9%
Fishing
AR$ million 2004 Q4/15 N/A N/A 8.1%
Mining and Quarrying
AR$ million 2004 Q4/15 N/A N/A -0.3%
Manufacturing
AR$ million 2004 Q4/15 N/A N/A -1.7%
Electricity, Gas and Water
AR$ million 2004 Q4/15 N/A N/A 2.1%
Construction
AR$ million 2004 Q4/15 N/A N/A 2.8%
Service Productive Sectors
AR$ million 2004 Q4/15 N/A N/A 1.4 %
Wholesale and Retail Trade and Repairs
AR$ million 2004 Q4/15 N/A N/A 1.0%
Hotels and Restaurants
AR$ million 2004 Q4/15 N/A N/A 0.0%
Transport, Storage and Communication
AR$ million 2004 Q4/15 N/A N/A 1.9%
Finance
AR$ million 2004 Q4/15 N/A N/A -1.2%
Real State, Business and Rental Services
AR$ million 2004 Q4/15 N/A N/A 1.8%
Public Management, Defense and Organizations Extra - territorial
AR$ million 2004 Q4/15 N/A N/A 3.4%
Teaching, Social and Health Services
AR$ million 2004 Q4/15 N/A N/A 3.1%
Other Communitaries, Social and Personal Activities and Domestic Services
AR$ million 2004 Q4/15 N/A N/A -1.2%
GDP at Current Prices
AR$ million Q4/15 N/A N/A %
Production Index (EMI) (not seasonally adjusted)
2006=100 oct-15 N/A 97.5 N/A 98.6 -1.7%
Labor Market
Employment rate
% of population Q3/15 N/A 42.2 N/A 41.5 2.2 %
Unemployment rate
% of labor force Q3/15 N/A 5.9 N/A 6.6 -21.3 %
Wages/Earnings
1997=100 Q3/15 N/A 2,095.1 N/A 1,912.5 31.1 %
Price index
Consumer Prices
Oct13-Sep14=100 oct-15 N/A 126.88 N/A 125.49 14.3 %
Wholesale Prices, IPIM
Ref Dec15=100 Weights 1993=100 abr-16 N/A 119.09 N/A 117.3 %
Fiscal sector
General Goverment Operations
Revenues
AR$ Million 2013 N/A 1,163,886 N/A 892,433 %
Expenditures
AR$ Million 2013 N/A 1,245,681 N/A 953,141 %
Balance, deficit(-) / surplus(+)
AR$ Million 2013 N/A -81,795 N/A -60,709 %
Of which: Public enterprises and Others, deficit(-) / surplus(+)
AR$ Million 2013 N/A -53,483 N/A -35,911 %
Financing
AR$ Million 2013 N/A 81,795 N/A 60,709 %
Net financial investment
AR$ Million 2013 N/A -96,705 N/A -87,663 %
Net Public debt and other net liabilities
AR$ Million 2013 N/A 138,913 N/A 124,661 %
Variation of net assets
AR$ Million 2013 N/A 39,586 N/A 23,711 %
Central Goverment Operations
Revenues
AR$ Million Mar-16 N/A 135,992 N/A 94,498 %
Expenditures
AR$ Million Mar-16 N/A 148,074 N/A 110,351 %
Balance, deficit(-) / surplus(+)
AR$ Million Mar-16 N/A -12,082 N/A -15,853 %
Financing
AR$ Million Mar-16 N/A 12,082 N/A 15,853 %
Financing (in local currency)
AR$ Million Mar-16 N/A 12,916 N/A 17,127 %
Financing (in foreign currency)
AR$ Million Mar-16 N/A -834 N/A -1,274 %
Central Goverment Debt (stock, end of period)
AR$ Million Q4/15 N/A 2,896,255 N/A 2,260,223 %
By Currency:
N/A N/A %
- U.S Dollar
AR$ Million Q4/15 N/A 1,685,903 N/A 1,268,603 %
- Argentine Peso
AR$ Million Q4/15 N/A 960,057 N/A 805,551 %
- Euro
AR$ Million Q4/15 N/A 219,236 N/A 163,383 %
- Japanese Yen
AR$ Million Q4/15 N/A 24,588 N/A 17,879 %
- other currencies
AR$ Million Q4/15 N/A 6,470 N/A 4,807 %
By creditor:
N/A N/A %
Loans
N/A N/A %
- Bilateral
AR$ Million Q4/15 N/A 119,429 N/A 83,220 %
- Multilateral
AR$ Million Q4/15 N/A 257,086 N/A 186,283 %
- Private banks
AR$ Million Q4/15 N/A 40,649 N/A 34,660 %
- Securities
AR$ Million Q4/15 N/A 1,982,786 N/A 1,546,571 %
- Guaranted loan
AR$ Million Q4/15 N/A 26,996 N/A 25,920 %
- Other
AR$ Million Q4/15 N/A 468,739 N/A 383,138 %
- Arrears
AR$ Million Q4/15 N/A 571 N/A 432 %
Due in:
N/A N/A %
- 2014-2015
AR$ Million Q4/15 N/A 892,112 N/A 642,721 %
- 2016-2021
AR$ Million Q4/15 N/A 860,909 N/A 726,104 %
- 2022-2089
AR$ Million Q4/15 N/A 1,142,448 N/A 890,828 %
Financial sector
Analytical Accounts of the Banking Sector
Monetary aggregate (M1*)
AR$ Million Mar-16 N/A 730,671 N/A 751,773 24.0 %
Monetary aggregate (M3*)
AR$ Million Mar-16 N/A 1,776,785 N/A 1,785,164 34.3 %
Gross domestic credit to Public Sector
AR$ Million Mar-16 N/A 631,014 N/A 644,665 32.3 %
Gross domestic credit to Private Sector
AR$ Million Mar-16 N/A 885,296 N/A 882,026 33.2 %
Net External Position
AR$ Million Mar-16 N/A -20,977 N/A -22,708 -115.0 %
Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank, end of period
Monetary liabilities
AR$ Million May/15/16 N/A 721,256 N/A 724,735 33.9 %
Net domestic claims on Public Sector
AR$ Million May/15/16 N/A 1,099,753 N/A 1,084,149 44.1 %
Gross domestic claims on Private Sector
AR$ Million May/15/16 N/A -565,718 N/A -534,523 -74.8 %
Net External Position
AR$ Million May/15/16 N/A 441,990 N/A 441,418 47.0 %
Interest rates
Public debt interest rates
N/A N/A %
Financial Soundness Indicators
Q4/15 N/A N/A %
Stock Market (MERVAL), monthly average
1988=100 abr-16 N/A 13,162 N/A 12,964 11.6%
External sector
Balance of Payments
Current account
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A -4,768 N/A -4,031 %
Goods Net
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A -1,163 N/A -30 %
Exports of goods (FOB)
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A 12,444 N/A 15,867 %
Imports of goods (FOB)
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A 13,606 N/A 15,897 %
Services Net
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A -1,026 N/A -1,194 %
Services: Exports
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A 3,649 N/A 3,412 %
Services: Imports
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A 4,675 N/A 4,607 %
Income Credit
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A 586 N/A 612 %
Income Debit
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A 3,066 N/A 3,313 %
Net receipts from current transfers
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A -96 N/A -101 %
Capital account
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A 0 N/A 39 %
Financial account
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A -1,233 N/A 4,990 %
Direct investment abroad
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A -464 N/A -239 %
Direct investment in Argentina
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A 2,094 N/A 2,654 %
Portfolio and Financial Derivatives - Net
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A -2,247 N/A 261 %
Other investment - Net
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A 1,984 N/A 2,315 %
International reserves (transactions)
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A -7,694 N/A -594 %
Net Errors and Omissions
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A -1,317 N/A -1,225 %
International reserves (stock, end of period)
US$ Million May/15/16 N/A 31,348 N/A 31,308 -7.4%
Gold
US$ Million May/15/16 N/A 2,526 N/A 2,565 7.6 %
Multilateral Credit Agreements
US$ Million May/15/16 N/A 7 N/A -18 -77.3 %
Derivative Instruments over International Reserves
US$ Million May/15/16 N/A -7 N/A -18 0.0 %
Currency
US$ Million May/15/16 N/A 12,457 N/A 12,312 24.8 %
SDRs
US$ Million May/15/16 N/A 2,897 N/A 2,915 0.0 %
Deposits to be realized in foreign currency
US$ Million May/15/16 N/A 13,468 N/A 13,551 -27.7 %
IMF Reserve Position
US$ Million May/15/16 N/A 0.28 N/A 0.28 26.0 %
International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity (Template)
US$ Million abr-16 N/A N/A %
Total External Debt (stock, end of period)
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A 157,792 N/A 158,277 8.1%
Public Sector
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A 83,844 N/A 86,273 3.9 %
Nonbank Private Sector
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A 69,615 N/A 68,688 11.2 %
Financial Sector (excluding Central Bank)
US$ Million Q4/15 N/A 4,333 N/A 3,317 64.2 %
Merchandise trade
Total exports (FOB)
US$ Million abr-16 N/A 4,756 N/A 4,421 -7.7 %
Total imports (CIF)
US$ Million abr-16 N/A 4,424 N/A 4,719 -10.7 %
Exchange rate
AR$ / US$ Daily N/A N/A %
International Investment Position
Net internacional investment posicion (stock, end of period)
US$ Million 2014 N/A 76,821 N/A 64,447 19.2 %
External Assets
US$ Million 2014 N/A 271,956 N/A 261,840 3.9 %
- Reserve Assets
US$ Million 2014 N/A 31,407 N/A 30,600 2.6%
- Direct investment
US$ Million 2014 N/A 36,150 N/A 34,517 4.7%
- Other assets
US$ Million 2014 N/A 204,399 N/A 196,722 3.9%
External Liabilities
US$ Million 2014 N/A 195,135 N/A 197,393 -1.1 %
- Direct investment
US$ Million 2014 N/A 82,216 N/A 93,691 -12.2%
- Portfolio investment
US$ Million 2014 N/A 46,244 N/A 37,960 21.8%
-- Equity
US$ Million 2014 N/A 7,795 N/A 6,211 25.5%
-- Debt
US$ Million 2014 N/A 38,449 N/A 31,750 21.1%
- Other liabilities
US$ Million 2014 N/A 66,675 N/A 65,741 1.4%
Population sector
Census
Thousands 2010 N/A 40,117 N/A 36,260 10.6%
Projections
Thousands 2016 N/A 43,590 N/A 43,132 1.1%