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Argentina: IMF announces staff-level agreement on second review

The announcement of staff-level agreement is no surprise having been well flagged by the IMF managing director last week. Board approval is expected in the coming weeks and will allow the disbursement of US$3.9bn. Argentina's performance under the pr...
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Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 20 September 2022
Argentina: IMF announces staff-level agreement on second review
Argentina: IMF announces staff-level agreement on second review
Flash Report / Argentina

Argentina: Sergio Massa appointed new economy minister

It's hard to know what to make of the news overnight that Sergio Massa, speaker of the lower house, has replaced economy minister Silvina Batakis in Argentina. Batakis hadn't spent enough time in the job either to make a difference, or make things wo...
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Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 29 July 2022
Argentina: Sergio Massa appointed new economy minister
Argentina: Sergio Massa appointed new economy minister

Hyperinflation accounting: Coming to an emerging market near you

Recent high inflation prints in North America and Europe have shocked many observers, leading some commentators to revise upwards their central bank rate hike forecasts. Based on the most recent announcements, we estimate that in around 20% of countr...
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Rahul Shah @ Tellimer Research 22 July 2022
Hyperinflation accounting: Coming to an emerging market near you
Hyperinflation accounting: Coming to an emerging market near you
Flash Report / Argentina

Argentina: Guzman's resignation points to challenges ahead

Argentina's economy minister, Martin Guzman, resigned on Saturday evening, according to reports, potentially throwing doubt on the future of the IMF programme and even signalling political manoeuvring ahead of next year's presidential election. The m...
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Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 4 July 2022
Argentina: Guzman's resignation points to challenges ahead
Argentina: Guzman's resignation points to challenges ahead

Argentina's IMF staff level agreement is positive, but still a long way to go

The IMF announced on 8 June that it had reached staff level agreement on the first review of Argentina's new programme. The IMF welcomed the authorities’ commitment to implementing additional policy measures to achieve the annual objectives (although...
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Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 10 June 2022
Argentina's IMF staff level agreement is positive, but still a long way to go
Argentina's IMF staff level agreement is positive, but still a long way to go

Food prices off the boil for now, down 0.6% mom in May, still up 73% from trough

The latest UN FAO World Food Price index (published on 3 June) declined slightly again from the March all-time high: down 0.6% in May, but up 23% yoy, and up 73% from the May 2020 trough. This is the second consecutive month of slight moderation. Veg...
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Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 3 June 2022
Food prices off the boil for now, down 0.6% mom in May, still up 73% from trough
Food prices off the boil for now, down 0.6% mom in May, still up 73% from trough