Argentina: Back in Business

by Kaitlin Quistgard, Journalist; Buenos Aires, Argentina,


Serial Information: Worldwide Projects, 1994, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Pg. 19-22


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: Having achieved democracy and stabilized its economy, Argentina is working to improve its transport, telephone and power systems and to ease its housing shortage; the local construction industry is growing fast. Topics include urban redevelopment projects in Buenos Aires; the privatization of highway projects, telecommunications, and water, gas and electric services; and inflows of foreign investment. The author, a journalist in Buenos Aires, says that most privatized firms are either on the track to success or have already begun making sizeable profits; most of the privatization program is over, but numerous opportunities remain.

Subject Headings: Argentina | Construction industry | Economic factors | Infrastructure | Privatization

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