Argentina recorded a trade surplus of $332 million in April, the Statistics Office said on Tuesday, after posting a revised $298 million deficit in March and a $202 million surplus in April 2015.
Interior Minister Rogelio Frigerio admitted the 400 percent limit imposed on the natural gas rates adjustments in the Patagonian region represents “an important raise” but said “the tariff adjustment in 2016 is over.” He predicted all lawsuits initiated after the hikes “will start falling alone.”
Consumer prices in the province of San Luis increased in Aprol reaching 3.4 percent and accumulating a year-on-year rise of 39.3 percent, the provincial Statistics and Census Direction reported this morning.
A federal criminal court this afternoon delivered the verdicts in the long-running trial judging the alleged criminal involvement of the government and security forces in the deaths of dozens of protesters in demonstrations during the final days of the 1999-2001 Fernando De La Rúa administration, when the country was gripped in crisis.
Citizens are not satisfied by the explanations given by President Mauricio Macri and his government officials after the Panamá Papers scandal, a poll elaborated by the Belgrano University showed.
The Social Debt Observatory of the Argentine Catholic Church (UCA) has released a report about the evolution of the job market, saying that since 2010, “more than 10 million people have employment problems,” and adding poverty caused by inflation and a decline of the economic activity, is advancing on informal workers and the lower-middle class.
During a speech delivered at Cresta Roja factory plant this morning, President Mauricio Macri confirmed he will veto an emergency labour bill passed by the Congress, saying “it will lead Argentines to poverty.”