Argentina tightens currency controls following Macri’s defeat

Central Bank of Argentina
The Central Bank of Argentina
Banco Central de la República Argentina

The Central Bank of Argentina (BCRA) imposed stricter currency controls on October 27 following president Maurico Macri’s defeat in the country’s presidential elections.

With 97% of votes counted, the left-wing candidate Alberto Fernández had obtained 48.1% of the vote, while Macri gained 40.4%. Due to the wide margin, the president conceded defeat, and the party of former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will return to power on December 10, with her as vice-president.

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