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Analysis: Mercado Libre and Argentina’s slow divorce

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (America Economia) The relationship between the Argentine unicorn and Alberto Fernández's government does not seem to be flowing as it did with Mauricio Macri, under whose administration its financial arm, Mercado Pago, took off locally.

The current Argentine administration has created new regulations for fintechs - which the company founded by Marcos Galperín dominates- and has reduced some of its tax benefits. Meanwhile, Mercado Libre's priorities are directed beyond its country of origin, particularly to Mexico and Brazil.

In the third week of March 2021, Argentina's Minister of Health, Carla Vizzotti, pointed . . .

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