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Country Report

Argentina (Country Report)

On 23 October 2011, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner won the presidential elections convincingly with 54% of the votes. Her party also regained the majority in congress which it lost in 2009. This will give Fernández a strong position in the coming years.

Country Report

Argentina (Country update)

On the back of high commodity prices and very expansionary fiscal and monetary policies, Argentina’s economy has been growing rapidly. This has resulted in high inflation and a shrinking current account surplus.