Argentina is world country with the fourth-highest inflation

Excluding Venezuela, the average inflation in the Latin American and Caribbean area -9.7%- would represent less than a quarter of the increase that Argentina would register this year.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The latest World Economic Outlook report of the International Monetary Fund, released on Tuesday (12) in Washington, DC, states that "inflation is frightening", about the acceleration of prices worldwide, mainly due to the supply problems caused by the pandemic.

It should be clarified that the IMF does not include inflation forecasts for Argentina because it is considered that the estimates are subject to ongoing negotiations, which is why for comparison, the latest data from the Relevamiento de Expectativas de Mercado (REM) conducted by the Central Bank among the leading consulting firms were used, which shows a . . .

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