Argentine government seeks to freeze prices of many productsChristian Fernsby ▼ | April 10, 2019
In an attempt to calm the waters a little to reduce the impact of rising prices due to inflation, the Argentine government will promote measures aimed at freezing up to 100 food products for the next six months.
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According to sites like Perfil or a24.com, the agreement would be aimed at creating a list with at least 100 products, whose prices will remain frozen for a period of six months, until the presidential elections in October.
Among these are several that have suffered hard inflationary impact and that in recent months, with each rise in the dollar continued to increase as various cuts of meat, milk, dry pasta widely consumed here, rice or water, among others.
Although the fine print of the agreement with food companies and supermarkets is still a matter of negotiation, the intention is that the new program can be announced before next Friday, he reported to 24.com. ■