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About Argentina

Argentina is a South American Country that is considered to be the eighth largest in the world. It is a highly literate population and a rich natural resources and diversified industry-based country. Its agriculture sector is export-oriented and is the third-largest economy of Latin America with high GDP.

Argentina is considered to be one of the top developing countries and is a member of G20 economies.

Country Facts

 

Basic Details
RegionLatin America
Capital CityBuenos Aires
Government TypeFederal presidential constitutional republic
Official LanguagesSpanish & English
CurrencyArgentine peso, ARS
Phone Code +54
Important CitiesCórdoba, Rosario, Mendoza, San Miguel de Tucumán, La Plata, Mar del Plata, Salta
National DayIndependence Day (9th Jul)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking126 (Medium)
Primary Industriesfood processing, beverages and tobacco products, motor vehicles and auto parts, textiles and leather, refinery products and biodiesel, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, steel, aluminum and iron, industrial and farm machinery, home appliances and furniture, plastics and tires; glass and cement
Major ExportsFood industry waste, animal fodder, Cereals, Vehicles, Animal/vegetable fats, oils, waxes, Mineral fuels including oil, Meat, Gems, precious metals, Fish, Oil seeds, Other chemical goods.
Major Exports to IndiaStone and Glass, Wood, Animal, Minerals, Textiles and Clothing, Metals, Plastic or Rubber, Machinery and Electricals, Food Products, Transportation, Fuels, Chemicals, Hides and Skins, Raw materials, Vegetables
Major ImportsVehicles, Machinery including computers, Electrical machinery, equipment, Mineral fuels including oil, Plastics, plastic articles, Pharmaceuticals, Organic chemicals, Optical, technical, medical apparatus, Iron, steel.
Major Imports from IndiaChemicals, Capital goods, Machinery and Electricals, Textiles and Clothing, Metals, Transportation, Plastic or Rubber, Fuels, Vegetables, Raw Materials, Stone and Glass, Hides and Skins, Wood, Food Products, Minerals, Animal
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaMERCOSUR India, Southern Common Market India, Bilateral trade between India and Argentina and preferential trade agreement (PTA) & North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Partial Scope Agreement (PSA)
Bordering NationsChile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay
Member ofAntarctic treaty system(ATS), Community of Latin American,Caribbean States(CELAC), Community of Latin American and Caribbean States(CLACS), Group of 15(G15), Group of 20(G20), Group of 24(G24), Group of 77(G77), Lima Group(GL), Organization of American States(OAS), Uniting for Consensus(UFC), United Nations(UN), World Trade Organization(WTO), South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone(ZPCAS), Organization of Ibero-American States(OIAS)
Indian Embassy DetailsH.E. Dinesh Bhatia
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
Torre Madero, 19th Floor, Avenida Eduardo Madero, 942, Buenos Aires - C1106ACW, Argentina
Email: hoc.buenos.mea.gov.in
Phone: 0054-11-4393-4001, 0054-11-4393-4156
Embassy Details in IndiaH.E. Mr. Daniel Chuburu
Honorable Ambassador
Embassy of the Argentine Republi
A-2/6, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi-110057.
Email: eindi@mrecic.gov.ar
Phone: +91-11- 4166 1982, 83, 84