Argentine Officials Head to U.S. For Debt Revamp Talks With IMF

Argentine officials will travel to the United States on Thursday to meet with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as the country renegotiates already-disbursed loans of about $44 billion, a government source told Reuters on Wednesday, Reuters reported. The fund said at the end of November that it had begun to outline, together with Argentina, a new program to help the government face the country’s profound economic and social challenges, which have been aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Diego Bastourre, Ramiro Tosi and Mariano Sardi will travel to Washington on Thursday to hold meetings based on an agenda of strengthening and developing the capital market. In addition, technical exchanges with the IMF on the financing program are planned,” said the source on condition of anonymity. Read more