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President Fernández says Argentina’s economy will grow 7% in 2021 and 4.5% in 2022

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina's economy is expected to grow 7% this year, and 4.5% in 2022, the country's president Alberto Fernandez said Friday (6), predicting recovery after three years of a recession that was intensified in 2020 by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Latin America's third-largest economy was forecast to contract 9.9 percent in 2020 after falling 2 percent in 2019 and 2.6 percent in 2018.

"We are on the path of economic recovery. Argentina is growing, recovering jobs and will recover income," he said in a televised speech.

Argentina's gross domestic . . .

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