Milei will meet with IMF ahead of board decision on loan

Argentine opposition leader calls central bank “thieves” and repeats pledge to abolish it

BCRA
Central Bank of Argentina
Rachael King

The International Monetary Fund will meet Argentine presidential candidate Javier Milei on August 18, five days before a decision on the country’s next loan instalment.

Milei has pledged to abolish Argentina’s central bank, which he recently accused it of a “swindle”, and has floated the possibility of dollarising the economy. Online newspaper Infobae reported he will meet with Rodrigo Valdés, head of the IMF’s western hemisphere department.

Alejandro Werner, the former western hemisphere head

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact info@centralbanking.com or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.centralbanking.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact info@centralbanking.com to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

Register for Central Banking

All fields are mandatory unless otherwise highlighted

This address will be used to create your account

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account

.