Argentina’s Fernandez says he won’t rush new deal with IMF

Argentina’s government, which initially pushed for a quick deal with the IMF, has recently signaled its willingness to wait until later in the year, concerning investors who see an agreement as key to restoring economic stability.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez said on Monday, March 1st, that he did not want to rush into a new deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) amid broader concerns that a previously set May date to reach an agreement will be missed.

Fernandez, addressing the country’s Congress, said that Argentina would also launch judicial action to investigate the previous administration’s agreement with the Fund, which he has previously criticized for exacerbating debt levels.

“We will continue our negotiations with full focus and with the firmness we have always shown, we do not want . . .

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