Wholesale inflation was 5.6% in January

Driven by primary products of national origin, wholesale prices grew by 5.6% in January, above retail inflation for that month, the INDEC reported yesterday. Compared with January 2020, the indicator accumulated growth of 40.8%, according to official statistics, and for the first time since April, last year exceeded the 40% mark.

Buenos Aires’ government presented a plan to improve 1,500 km of rural roads for $78.6 mn

Buenos Aires' government presented a plan to improve 1,500 kilometres of rural roads that will require an investment of almost 7 billion pesos ($78.6 mn). The planned works include road stabilisation, drainage, roadside reshaping, installing metal railings in critical sectors and vertical signage to promote more excellent road safety. This plan covers some 1,500 kilometres, 1,200 of which have the provincial infrastructure.