The International Monetary Fund (IMF) contacted the candidate with the most votes in Sunday’s primaries in Argentina, Javier Millay, after learning of the results, as it “routinely” does with “a wide range of political and economic references” from different countries. Presidential candidates.
IMF sources confirmed to EFE the first initial contact Milei spoke about in a televised interview on Sunday.
As with Argentina, “the fund regularly and regularly interacts with a wide range of political and economic indicators, including countries with IMF programs,” they pointed out from the fund.
For the international organization, these interactions are “important for understanding the views and opinions of the Fund and its members on the common objectives and core principles of IMF-supported programs.”
Sources consulted by EFE say that in the case of presidential candidates, “these contacts allow employees (employees of the company) to better understand the main aspects of future economic policies.”
The Fund confirmed what Miley had already presented. “They (IMF) have contacted my sister to hold a meeting and we will see how to deal with it,” he told Radio La Red in reports, recalling that the economic plan he proposed was “very difficult”. One agreed with the background, so “it shouldn’t be a problem”.
The IMF issued a statement yesterday in which it appreciates the steps taken so far by Argentina and recalls that the latest amendment to the agreement with this country must be approved by the Board of Directors on August 23.
“We appreciate the authorities’ recent policy actions and efforts to preserve stability, rebuild reserves and strengthen financial discipline,” IMF spokeswoman Julie Kozak said in a brief statement.
The statement came shortly after the Bank of Argentina decided to devalue the peso by 22% in the official total exchange rate on Monday.
The IMF agreement with Argentina to refinance its debt was signed during the government of Mauricio Macri (2015-2019) and is subject to the continued implementation of agreed policy measures and their amendments.