PESTLE Insights: Argentina – Macroeconomic Outlook Report

Major four provinces contribute around 37.9% to the Argentina’s GDP and comprise 59.6% of the country’s population in 2015

Synopsis

Mining, manufacturing and utilities contributed 21.0% to the gross value added (GVA) in 2017, followed by wholesale, retail and hotels activities (18.0%) and financial intermediation, real estate and business activities (16.2%). In nominal terms, the three sectors are expected to grow by 22.7%, 23% and 22.8%, respectively, in 2018.

Scope

– Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.

– This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.

Reasons to buy

- Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.

- PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2

List of Exhibits 3

Did you Know? 4

Country Highlights 5

Country Snapshot 7

PESTLE Insights 21

Political Landscape 22

Economic Landscape 23

Social Landscape 30

Technological Landscape 33

Legal Landscape 36

Environmental Landscape 37

Outlook 38

List of Figures

List of Figures

Exhibit 1: Argentina’s Performance in the Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to Latin America and the World 11

Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100) 11

Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights behind the Index 12

Exhibit 4: MERV INDEX 14

Exhibit 5: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy 15

Exhibit 6: FDI Inflows and Investments by Sector, 20122016 16

Exhibit 7: Country Wise Share in FDI, 2016 and Investment by Country, 20122016 18

Exhibit 8: Key Infrastructure Indicators 20

Exhibit 9: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate 24

Exhibit 10: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2017) 24

Exhibit 11: Export, Import and Trade Balance 25

Exhibit 12: Current Account Balance 25

Exhibit 13: Top Three Commodity Exports, Percentage of Total Exports, 20132017 26

Exhibit 14: Food Industries, Residues and Wastes Thereof; Prepared Animal Fodder, % Share in World’s Total, 2017 26

Exhibit 15: Interest Rates 28

Exhibit 16: Exchange Rate 28

Exhibit 17: Public Finance 29

Exhibit 18: General Government Debt 29

Exhibit 19: Employment / Unemployment 31

Exhibit 20: Average Annual Wages 31

Exhibit 21: Labor Cost Index 31

Exhibit 22: Rural / Urban Share of Total Population 32

Exhibit 23: Age-group Share of Total Population 32

Exhibit 24: Gender Split 32

Exhibit 25: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate, 2017 34

Exhibit 26: Number of Patents Granted Per M Inhabitants, 2015 35

Exhibit 27: Business R&D Expenditure by Source of Funds, 20122016 35

Exhibit 28: Doing Business in Argentina 2018 36

Exhibit 29: Corruption Perception Index (Rankings) 2017 36

Exhibit 30: CO2 Emissions 37

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