Argentina´s Fernandez Eyes ´Flexible´ IMF Deal, Possible Farm Tax Hikes

Argentina has for months been in talks with the IMF to restructure the terms of a US$57 billion 2018 loan sought by Fernandez´ predecessor Mauricio Macri to confront an economic crisis that has sent poverty skyrocket in one of the world´s top grains producers.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentine President Alberto Fernández believes the International Monetary Fund should grant the country more “flexible” terms and warned that increasing inflation could lead his government to again hike export taxes or re-establish quotas, according to an interview on Sunday, February 7th, in the newspaper Página/12.

Argentina has for months been in talks with the IMF to restructure the terms of . . .

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