Argentina Government Budget

Argentina recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 2.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Argentina is reported by the Ministry of the Economy, Government of Argentina. Government Budget in Argentina averaged -0.51 Percent of GDP from 2000 until 2012, reaching an all time high of 3.70 Percent of GDP in 2004 and a record low of -6.40 Percent of GDP in 2001. Government Budget is an itemized accounting of the payments received by government (taxes and other fees) and the payments made by government (purchases and transfer payments). A budget deficit occurs when an government spends more money than it takes in. The opposite of a budget deficit is a budget surplus. This page provides - Argentina Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-18

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
-2.50 -1.70 3.70 -6.40 -3.92 | 2013/12 2000 - 2012 Percent of GDP Yearly

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Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Government Debt To GDP 43.20 2012-12-31 44.20 165.00 34.50 40.28 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Government Budget Value -5627.10 2014-02-15 798.50 6026.30 -19897.70 -7230.09 2014-03-31 ARS Million [+]
Government Spending 68011.00 2013-08-15 67330.00 68011.00 31318.00 69520.90 2013-12-31 ARS Million [+]
Credit Rating 25.00 [+]
Government Budget -2.50 2012-12-31 -1.70 3.70 -6.40 -3.92 2013-12-31 Percent of GDP [+]
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Government Budget | Notes
A government budget is a legal document that forecasts the government expenditures and revenues for a specific period of time. The period covered by a budget is usually a year, known as a financial or fiscal year, which may or may not correspond with the calendar year. A government budget is often passed by the legislature, and approved by the chief executive or president.


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