Argentina expects more than 6% growth in industrial output in 2021: minister

The latest poll of economists by the central bank showed expectations of 6.2% economic growth in 2021. The economy contracted 10% last year.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina’s industrial output should grow more than 6% this year versus 2020 as Latin America’s No. 3 economy rebounds from the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of Development and Production Matias Kulfas told reporters on Monday, March 16th.

He said he expected Argentina’s economy as a whole to expand 5% to 6% during the year, based on preliminary data and depending on how the novel coronavirus evolves and its impact on growth. The latest poll of economists by the central bank showed expectations of 6.2% economic growth in 2021. The economy contracted 10 . . .

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