Economy of Argentina

The use of North American (i.e., US) production technologies is then
discussed, and in the various ways in which these production technologies
are used within Argentina. The effects this has had on the historical
development of Argentinian industry, and therefore on the development of
Key economic ratios and long-term economic trends are then
highlighted, including figures for 2000-2002 GDP annual aggregate,
unemployment rate, literacy rate and inflation. Sources of problems in the
Argentinian economy are also highlighted.
Finally, the current economic conditions within Argentina are
discussed, in terms of what factors are currently depressing Argentina, and
what steps are being taken to correct these conditions.
Argentina was liberated from Spanish rule in 1816, and immediately
after this liberation, a period of political turmoil ensued, with frequent
clashes between liberals and conservatives, and between civilians and the
military (CIA, 2004). This continued for the next century or so, and after
World War II, a long period of authoritarian rule ensued, headedfirst by
Peron, and then by a military junta that took power in 1986 (CIA, 2004).
Democracy came to Argentina in 1983, and there have been free elections in
Argentina is a Southern South American country, and borders the South
Atlantic Ocean; it sits between Chile and Uruguay (CIA, 2004). It has a
total land area of 2,766,890 square kilometres, of which 2,736,690 square
kilometres is land and 30,200 square kilometres water; it is 4400km in
length (CIA, 2004). It has 9665km of land boundaries, the majority of which
(1880km) are with Paraguay (CIA, 2004). In terms of its geography, the
northern half of the country is mostly pampas, which are rich and fertile
areas extremely suitable for agriculture; these lead to the rolling plateau
of Patagonia, which in turn, towards its Southern most end leads …