Doing Business in Argentina
Welcome to the Export to Group team in Buenos Aires. It is our pleasure to support you in your efforts to do business in Argentina.
Argentina, is a country with strong ties to Latin America and is a full member of the MERCOSUR with preferential access (0% tariff) to a regional market of 275 million people and a combined GDP (PPP) of US$ 3.5 trillion, a member of Union of South American Nations (UNASUR); Latin American Integration Association (ALADI); and Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). It is also a member of the G-20 and a founding member of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Economic growth and opportunities in Argentina - some facts and figures
Argentina is one of the fastest-growing economies worldwide, a leader in Latin America for the past decade.
Sustainable macroeconomy: sustained external surplus, accumulated international reserves, consolidated fiscal solvency and a substantial reduction in public debt.
High investment rate in the last 30 years (24.5% of GDP in 2011).
Record-high exports of goods and services in 2011, close to US$ 100 billion.
The region's highest per capita income in terms of purchasing power (2011).
Dynamic domestic market: 8% annual expansion in consumption in real terms since 2003.
Five million new jobs created since 2002; a decrease in unemployment levels from 21.5% (2002) to 6.9% (2012).
Improved income distribution: the Gini ratio has been consistently dropping in the 2003–2011 period, from 0.53 to 0.43.
Diversified productive matrix with investment opportunities in every sector.
Great technological development in the agribusiness value chain, including innovation in seeding, direct sowing, precision agriculture, agricultural machinery production, silo bag storage and vaccine development for animal health, among others.
Leading country in the international food market, with exports exceeding US$ 25 billion in 2011.
One of the world's main exporters of vegetal oils, cereals, meat, fruit, honey and wine, among other products.
High sanitation and environmental standards that meet the most demanding requirements from global food and beverage consumers.
Industrial structure with a strong tradition in diverse productive sectors: agro-industry, textiles, footwear and handbags, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, capital goods, durable consumer goods, automotive and auto parts, etc.
Accelerated development of renewable energy, biotechnology, software, creative industries and other frontier sectors.
Highest proportion of FDI projects with high technological intensity in South America (ECLAC).
Abundant and diverse natural resources
8th largest country in the world and 2nd in Latin America (3.8 million km2).
9th largest extension of agricultural area in the world with 170 million hectares of arable lands (FAO).
Highest agricultural productivity levels in the world.
Ample forest resources: 1.2 million hectares of planted forests (FAO).
4,500 km of mountain ranges with mining resources: gold, copper, lithium, carbon, lead, zinc, tin, silver and potassium.
Vast oil and gas resources with exploration and exploitation opportunities.
Ranked 3rd worldwide in shale oil and shale gas reserves.
High development potential for hydraulic energy, which accounts for more than one third of the country's total electricity output.
Promising developments in renewable energy (wind, biofuel, solar, geothermal, biomass).
Skilled and highly creative workforce
Export to Argentina
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