Economy of Argentina

Imports
Imports commoditiesmachinery, motor vehicles, petroleum and natural gas, organic chemicals, plastics
Import partnersBrazil 27.2%, US 15.6%, China 11.9%, Germany 4.5% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditiessoybeans and derivatives, petroleum and gas, vehicles, corn, wheat
Export partnersBrazil 20.4%, China 7.4%, Chile 6%, US 5.2% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productssunflower seeds, lemons, soybeans, grapes, corn, tobacco, peanuts, tea, wheat; livestock
Industrial productsfood processing, motor vehicles, consumer durables, textiles, chemicals and petrochemicals, printing, metallurgy, steel
Economy
Unemployment7.50 % (2013)7.20 % (2012)7.20 % (2011)
Unemployment of Argentina
GDP - Official Exchange Rate485 Billion $ (2013)469 Billion $ (2012)558 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Argentina
GDP growth rate3.50 % (2013)1.90 % (2012)8.90 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Argentina
GDP per Capita (PPP)18,600 $ (2013)17,900 $ (2012)17,900 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Argentina
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity771 Billion $ (2013)735 Billion $ (2012)728 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Argentina
GDP PPP per land area277 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2013)264 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2012)262 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Argentina
ElectricityBanking
Commercial bank prime lending rate16.4 % (2013)14.1 % (2012)14.1 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Argentina
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP9.30 % (2013)9.10 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP29.7 % (2013)30.5 % (2012)
Services % of GDP61.0 % (2013)60.4 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals5.59 Million (2012)5.71 Million (2011)5.33 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Argentina
International tourism, number of departures7.25 Million (2012)6.69 Million (2011)5.31 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of departures of Argentina
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio13.2 % (2012)13.7 % (2011)13.2 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Argentina
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Public debt (Percentage of GDP)45.8 % of GDP (2013)44.8 % of GDP (2012)41.7 % of GDP (2011)
Public debt (Percentage of GDP) of Argentina
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)0.00 % of GDP (2012)-0.40 % of GDP (2011)0.29 % of GDP (2010)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of Argentina
External Debt Stocks (Percentage of GNI)26.3 % of GNI (2012)28.3 % of GNI (2011)32.7 % of GNI (2010)
External Debt Stocks (Percentage of GNI) of Argentina
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt)11.6 % of total external debt (2012)13.7 % of total external debt (2011)11.8 % of total external debt (2010)
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt) of Argentina
Current Account Balance (Total)-2.37 Billion $ (2013)107 Million $ (2012)-6.00 Million $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of Argentina
External Debt (Total)112 Billion $ (2013)114 Billion $ (2012)137 Billion $ (2011)
External Debt (Total) of Argentina
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)23.0 % of GDP (2013)24.3 % of GDP (2012)24.5 % of GDP (2011)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of Argentina
External Debt per Capita2,617 $ (2013)2,695 $ (2012)3,275 $ (2011)
External Debt per Capita of Argentina