Will Argentina Transport Projects Fuel the Economy?

Latin America Advisor

On June 6, Cefeidas Group Political Risk Specialists Heidi Lough and Megan Cook were published in the Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin America Advisor.

They responded to the following questions:

Argentina’s transportation ministry said in May that the country saved some $2 billion in 2016 during the tender processes for infrastructure projects in the transport sector. The administration of President Mauricio Macri has pledged to link commodities from the northern part of the country more directly to export markets through rail and other infrastructure upgrades. What is the state of transportation projects in Argentina today? Are the right projects being prioritized? How can emerging market countries make certain their infrastructure investments are being spent efficiently and productively, a concern that World Bank’s vice president for Latin America, Jorge Familiar, raised recently?

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