Nominal GDP for Argentina was AR$46,282bn in 2021, down from AR$27,196 in 2020. The Argentine population was estimated at 45.3m in 2021 according to the IMF, while Brazil is Argentina’s biggest trading partner.

Variables Surveyed for Argentina

Variables covered in our monthly analysis of Argentina include:

  • Gross Domestic Product
  • Final Consumption
  • Gross Fixed Investment
  • Industrial Production
  • Consumer Prices
  • Nominal Average Wages
  • Non-Financial Public Sector Budget Balance
  • Merchandise Exports
  • Merchandise Imports
  • Trade Balance
  • Current Account Balance
  • Interest Rates
  • Foreign Currency Reserves
  • Peso Currency Forecasts
  • Country Risk Indicators
  • Monthly Inflation Forecasts
  • “True” Inflation Forecasts

Consensus Forecasts for Argentina

Individual panellist forecasts are shown for each of the variables surveyed, along with the consensus (mean) forecast. The rows of forecasts are ranked by the GDP growth estimate for the current year, highest to lowest. In the hard copy and pdf version of the publication, we also show selected “comparison forecasters”  including the IMF,  the ECLAC and OECD. The table below shows a small example set of forecasts for GDP growth and Consumer Prices (CPI), taken from our survey of September 2022.

Source: Latin American Conensus Forecasts, September 2022

Special Surveys

In addition to the regular surveys for the variables listed above we also undertake a number of Special Surveys for Argentina on topics such as:

Main Data Sources for Argentina

  • National Institute of Statistics and Census of Argentina: The National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INDEC, in its Spanish acronym) is a public deconcentrated body, of a technical nature, within the scope of the Ministry of Treasury of Argentina, and which runs all the official statistical activities carried out throughout the country.
  • Central Bank of Argentina: The Central Bank of the Argentine Republic is the central bank of Argentina.

Comprehensive Forecasts Coverage

Consensus Economics has collected forecasts for more than 30 years, building up a comprehensive catalogue of historical forecasts data. Please enquire at should you wish to find out more about these data offerings, pricing and the different platforms by which you can access them.