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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
RegionSouth America
Capital CityBuenos Aires
Government TypeFederal Presidential Constitutional Republic
Official LanguagesSpanish
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)
GDP (nominal)USD 621.833 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking126
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
Foreign Relations
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)
Major ExportsOther Products, Cereals & Pulses, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Edible Oils & Seeds, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Chemical Products, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Gems & Jewellery, Fruits and Nuts, Vegetables and Related Products, Machinery & Appliances, Pharmaceutical Products, Cosmetics and Accessories, Plastics and Products
Major ImportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Machinery & Appliances, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Pharmaceutical Products, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Edible Oils & Seeds, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Chemical Products, Retail & Fmcg Products, Household Items & Products, Cosmetics and Accessories, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Books and Papers, Other Products
Total Exports ValueUSD 88.268 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 76.163 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 12.105 Billion (Excess)
Foreign Relations with India
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)
Major Exports to IndiaEdible Oils & Seeds, Other Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Chemical Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Cereals & Pulses, Machinery & Appliances, Vegetables and Related Products, Rubber and Products
Major Imports from IndiaMining, Metals & Minerals, Chemical Products, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Machinery & Appliances, Silk & Textiles, Electrical Products, Pharmaceutical Products, Rubber and Products, Plastics and Products, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Retail & Fmcg Products, Cosmetics and Accessories, Fashion and Apparel
India's Imports ValueUSD 3,929.10 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 960.4 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 957.4 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for ArgentinaEmbassy of India
H.E. Dinesh Bhatia
Honourable Ambassador
Torre Madero, 19th Floor, Avenida Eduardo Madero, 942, Buenos Aires - C1106ACW, Argentina
0054-11-4393-4001, 0054-11-4393-4156

Embassy Details of Argentina in IndiaArgentina
Embassy of the Argentine Republic
H.E.Ms. Cecilia Ines Silberberg
F-3/3Vasant ViharNew Delhi-110057
+91-11- 4166 1982, 83, 84 (O)

Consulate General of Argentina in Mumbai

Consul General
Chander Mukhi 10th Floor Unit A Nariman Point.
022-22871381/83 (O)