Argentina vows to publish 'pure' economic data

Since taking office a month ago, Argentina's President Mauricio Macri (C) has pushed through a series of economically liberal reforms to reverse the former leftist administration's policiesArgentina’s new pro-business government said it hoped to begin publishing “pure” and accurate economic data this year after its leftist predecessors were accused of manipulating economic figures. The head of the INDEC national statistics institute, Graciela Bevacqua, said the body hoped to relaunch publication of economic growth data within the first six months of 2016. “It is better to have no indicator at all than to have a false indicator,” Finance Minister Alfonso Prat-Gay told a news conference.

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