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Argentina

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Country At A Glance

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Map of Argentina

Country Facts

Nominal GDP490.70 Billion USD
Population41.66 Million
Total Trade/GDP37.07%
CurrencyArgentine Peso (ARS)
Merchandise Imports from Canada283.47 Million CAD
Canadian direct investment3,401 Million CAD
Main importsIntermediate, Capital & Consumer Goods, Fuels

EDC in Argentina

Canadian companies assisted109
International buyers insured215
Business volume159.08 Million CAD

Business Environment

Argentina's domestic economy has been subject to government intervention, growing trade protectionism and foreign-exchange controls. Private investment has been deterred by a changing regulatory environment and legal framework.

Key Industries

  • Oil & Gas

How we can support your business

Through our representations in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, we provide regional support to Canadian companies planning on or currently doing business in Argentina. Our regional representatives have developed strategic relationships with major buyers in key sectors as well as an extensive network of local contacts in the market. 

  • We are positioned to help Canadian companies through a range of financing and risk management services. 
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