Strengthening Argentina’s integration in the global economy: policy proposals for trade, investment, and competition

Produced by: 
The World Bank
Available from: 
December 2017
Paper author(s): 
Martha Martínez Licetti
Mariana Iootty
Tanja Goodwin
José Signoret
Roberto Echandi
Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy

The administration of President Macri in Argentina faces an economy that is poorly connected with the world economy. Argentina needs to lift and stabilize economic growth to create more jobs while reigniting productivity to bring income closer to more advanced economies (Figure I).1 Integration into global markets provides opportunities to unleash the country’s growth and higher productivity potential by creating conditions and incentives for markets to function better and resources to be used more efficiently.


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