Argentine economy grows close to 10% annually in first half year – Consultant

After the June rebound, the economy remained virtually stable in the second quarter compared to the first, but the accumulated first 6 months of 2021 showed a significant improvement compared to the same period in 2020.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina's economy rebounded by 9.7% in the first half of the year, compared to the same period in 2020, according to Orlando Ferreres consulting firm's General Activity Index (IGA). The data shows that activity rebounded in June after the decline registered in May as a result of stricter health restrictions.

The IGA showed that in the sixth month of the year the economy grew 2.4% with respect to the preceding month. Industry and construction, two of the most relevant sectors in the Argentine economic structure and which had been leading the reactivation . . .

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