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Major Shake-up in Argentina’s Ministry of Economy

Setting the Stage

In a recent move that’s making waves across the financial sector, Argentina’s Ministry of Economy has undergone a significant reshuffle, marking a pivotal moment in the country’s economic landscape. Just a few days ago, the Ministry issued Resolution 70/2024, shaking up key positions within its ranks. This resolution, signed by Minister Luis Andres Caputo, signifies a strategic shift in the ministry’s approach towards economic coordination and productivity.

Background Check

Let’s rewind a bit to get some context. Back in December 2022, the Ministry established the Special Temporary Executive Unit “Strategic Articulation Unit of Economic and Productive Areas” to better align various economic and productive sectors. This move aimed to foster a more cohesive development strategy, a sort of economic symphony, if you will.

Vacancy Alert

Fast forward to December 2023, and we saw some exits. Both Juan Manuel CHEPPI and Jennifer Daniela MARTÍN, the former heads of the Special Temporary Executive Unit, bid farewell to their roles, leaving behind two crucial vacancies.

Enter the New Faces

But fear not, because the Ministry swiftly acted to fill these voids. With a keen eye for talent, they appointed Rita Mónica ALMADA as the new head honcho (titular) and Aixa GRANARA as her trusty sidekick (subtitular). Both bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the table, making them ideal candidates for steering the ship of economic coordination.


The Fine Print

The resolution doesn’t just stop at appointments; it’s a whole rework. Articles 5 and 6 of the previous decree got a makeover, officially enshrining ALMADA and GRANARA into their new roles effective February 1, 2024.

What’s Next?

With this new lineup in place, all eyes are on how the Ministry will navigate Argentina’s economic waters. Will we see a surge in productivity? A boost in coordination? Only time will tell. But for now, one thing’s for sure: Change is afoot in Buenos Aires, and the world is watching.

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