In 2020 the BCRA paid over $8.36 billion in interests

The total accumulated interest paid by the Central Bank (BCRA) exceeds 703 billion pesos ($8.36 bn). This ammount is equivalent to 140% of the monetary expansion for the whole year. The millions of dollars in interest that the BCRA has to pay on its growing interest-bearing debt is the opposite of the fiscal and monetary imbalances.

Source: Ámbito