Market profile

Argentina is a highly diversified economy. The primary sector is internationally renowned for its high productivity levels and use of advanced technologies. Key sectors in Argentina’s developed industrial base are agribusiness, automobiles, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and petrochemicals, biotechnology and design manufacturing. The service sector is the largest contributor to total gross domestic product (GDP), accounting for more than 50 per cent of the total.

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  • Merchandise exports A$450 million
  • Services exports A$129 million
  • Capital Buenos Aires
  • Official language Spanish
  • Area 2,736,690 sq km
  • Population 44.6 million


2 Mar 2022

Insight – Impact of Argentinian wheat and maize export restrictions

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Country brief

A comprehensive overview of political, economic and bilateral and regional trade agreements.

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Trade and economic fact sheet

Containing general information, recent economic indicators, Australia’s trade and investment relationship with Argentina and their global merchandise trade relationship that is updated twice a year.

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The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Smartraveller site provides advice for business travellers and tourists going to Argentina. This is regularly updated and should be checked before planning travel.

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