Sergio Massa will take over as Economy Minister on Wednesday at 5:00 pm.. Having been sworn in by President Alberto Fernandez, He will announce a package of economic measures In the short term, it aims to strengthen cash in dollars and mitigate the effects of inflation on income. The announcements will be in the microcinema of the Palacio de Hacienda.
Massa will be sworn in at a ceremony at the Bicentennial Museum. According to his relatives, about 500 people are expected. Tegernsi met this morning with his economic team to finalize the details of the measures that will be announced after taking office.
Although in the government they keep the secret under seven keys, as this newspaper has learned There will be questions focusing on the dollar, the growth of reserves, and the path of prices. In Massa’s environment, they noted that Argentina is a “dollar factory” and this will be done through plans to boost exports from various sectors of the economy.
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A few days ago, the new minister posted a message on Twitter declaring, “President Alberto Fernandez will swear to me on Wednesday and then at a press conference. I will communicate the action plan, goals and themes that will be addressed, as well as the mechanisms of the first ten days that will give us a path to follow and the challenges to be faced as a country“.
Although lists of very specific actions have been circulating in the past few hours, they have informed this newspaper from the minister’s environment that they are false narratives. The only thing that has been confirmed so far is that In the second half of the month, Massa travels to the United States, France and Qatar in search of funds and credits to bolster central bank reserves.. That task will include Meetings with IMF Managing Director Kristalina GeorgievaWith references from the Treasury, the Paris Club and the Qatar Sovereign Fund.
Moreover, as a symbol of compatibility, Massa will board the plane for former Economy Minister Silvina Patakiswho is already exercising the role of President of Banco Nación and who in the past few hours has participated in the performance of the former AFIP department, Mercedes Marcó del Pont, as Secretary for Strategic Affairs.