Argentina Direct Investment Abroad

1992 - 2021 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Argentina Direct Investment Abroad

  • Argentina Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 340.3 USD mn in Dec 2021, compared with a growth of 340.5 USD mn in the previous quarter.
  • Argentina Direct Investment Abroad: USD mn data is updated quarterly.
  • It is available from Mar 1992 to Dec 2021 and averaged 293.7 USD mn throughout the period.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 1.1 USD bn in Jun 1997 and a record low of -448.8 USD mn in Sep 2002.

CEIC extends history for quarterly Direct Investment Abroad. The National Institute of Statistics and Censuses provides Direct Investment Abroad in USD based on BPM6. Direct Investment Abroad prior to Q1 2006 is based on BPM5 and prior to Q1 1994 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.


Key information about Argentina Direct Investment Abroad

  • In the latest reports of Argentina, Current Account recorded a surplus of 372.5 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 1.1 USD bn in Dec 2021.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 670.4 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 98.8 USD bn in Dec 2020.

View Argentina's Direct Investment Abroad from Mar 1992 to Dec 2021 in the chart:

Argentina Direct Investment Abroad

What was Argentina's Direct Investment Abroad in Dec 2021?

Argentina Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 340.3 USD mn in Dec 2021, compared with a growth of 340.5 USD mn in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
340.3 Dec 2021 340.5 Sep 2021 -448.8 Sep 2002 1,123.7 Jun 1997 USD mn quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 22.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2022
Algeria (USD mn) 15.5 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 340.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2021
Armenia (USD mn) 8.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2021
Australia (USD mn) 80,233.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2022
Austria (USD mn) 8,147.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1970 - Dec 2021
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -36.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Bahrain (USD mn) 64.3 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
Bangladesh (USD mn) 36.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2021
Belarus (USD mn) 1.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Belgium (USD mn) 2,781.2 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 32.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -7.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Botswana (USD mn) 16.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Brazil (USD mn) 2,488.6 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2022
Brunei (USD mn) 504.0 2018 yearly 1970 - 2018
Bulgaria (USD mn) 81.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2022
Cambodia (USD mn) 29.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Canada (USD mn) 15,527.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1957 - Mar 2022
Chile (USD mn) 1,196.9 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2022
China (USD mn) 42,000.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Colombia (USD mn) 1,080.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Croatia (USD mn) -242.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) -5,559.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) 176.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 2,614.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Egypt (USD mn) 94.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Estonia (USD mn) 153.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
European Union (USD mn) 54,531.9 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 1999 - Apr 2022
Finland (USD mn) 1,588.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
France (USD mn) 5,809.9 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2022
Georgia (USD mn) 96.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Germany (USD mn) 986.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1971 - Mar 2022
Ghana (USD mn) 0.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Greece (USD mn) 112.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 48,180.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Hungary (USD mn) 1,576.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1992 - Mar 2022
Iceland (USD mn) -115.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
India (USD mn) 3,477.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 1,061.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Iran (USD mn) 156.0 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Ireland (USD mn) 10,333.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Israel (USD mn) 2,193.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Italy (USD mn) -4,693.9 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Apr 2022
Japan (USD mn) 8,566.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2022
Jordan (USD mn) 3.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) -139.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
Kenya (USD mn) 203.9 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
South Korea (USD mn) 5,699.8 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Apr 2022
Kosovo (USD mn) 34.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
Kuwait (USD mn) 2,366.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2021
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) 2.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2021
Latvia (USD mn) 55.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Lebanon (USD mn) 7.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2021
Lithuania (USD mn) 138.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) -13,562.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 1,728.4 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (USD mn) 124.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
Malawi (USD mn) 18.7 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) -2,164.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Malta (USD mn) -1,645.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) 2,113.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Mexico (USD mn) 5,615.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Moldova (USD mn) 16.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) 6.9 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Apr 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) 4.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Morocco (USD mn) 175.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) 15.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Netherlands (USD mn) -105,936.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) 57.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) 822.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2021
Norway (USD mn) -1,792.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Oman (USD mn) 535.8 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) 20.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2002 - Dec 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) 2.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Panama (USD mn) 27.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
Peru (USD mn) 39.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Philippines (USD mn) 525.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2022
Poland (USD mn) -623.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2022
Portugal (USD mn) 148.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2022
Qatar (USD mn) 939.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Romania (USD mn) 131.6 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2022
Russia (USD mn) 27,106.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 4,808.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Serbia (USD mn) 34.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 11,302.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) 412.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Mar 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) 184.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2022
South Africa (USD mn) 683.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2021
Spain (USD mn) 4,715.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 4.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
Sudan (USD mn) 0.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Sweden (USD mn) 17,504.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1982 - Mar 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) 7,252.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Taiwan (USD mn) 5,037.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2022
Thailand (USD mn) 7,093.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Turkey (USD mn) 310.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Apr 2022
Ukraine (USD mn) -2.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2022
United Arab Emirates (USD mn) 22,545.9 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
United Kingdom (USD mn) 30,159.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1987 - Dec 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -2,021.787 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 7,872.878 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 15.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 363,232.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Dec 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 80.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (ARS bn) 109,556.099 2027 yearly 1993 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (ARS bn) 179,437.957 2027 yearly 1992 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (ARS bn) 105,573.143 2027 yearly 1993 - 2027
Government Revenue: Taxes: Net Vat (ARS mn) 416,664.372 May 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2022
Government Revenue: Social Security (ARS mn) 303,023.246 May 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2022
Government Revenue: Taxes (ARS mn) 187,540.45 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2018
NFPS 2017: Current Expenditure (ARS mn) 1,288,341.300 May 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - May 2022
NFPS 2017: Total Revenue (ARS mn) 1,128,630.300 May 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - May 2022
NFPS 2017: Total Expenditure (ARS mn) 1,371,062.800 May 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - May 2022
NFPS 2017: Capital Expenditure (ARS mn) 82,721.500 May 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - May 2022
NFPS 2017: Current Revenue (ARS mn) 1,127,398.800 May 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - May 2022
Non Financial Public Sector (NFPS) 2017: Total Balance (ARS mn) -242,432.500 May 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - May 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.158 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 259.2 May 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - May 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 7,428.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - May 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 18.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - May 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,656.946 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 457,033.408 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 119,713.200 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 7,169.4 May 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - May 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 49.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - May 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,196,682.281 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,127,072.591 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 653.813 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1995 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,286.228 May 2022 monthly Dec 1995 - May 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 578.673 May 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,252.489 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 1983 - Apr 2022
Exports: fob: Agricultural: Fats and Oils (USD mn) 8,733.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: fob: Industrial: Transport Material (USD mn) 6,515.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: fob: Primary Products: Cereals (USD mn) 13,751.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: fob: Industrial: Chemicals & Related Products (USD mn) 5,035.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: fob: Agricultural: Residues & Waste from Food Industry (USD mn) 12,833.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Imports: cif: HS: Vehicles (USD mn) 6,428.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Imports: cif: HS: Nuclear Reactors, Boilers & Machinery (USD mn) 9,537.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Imports: cif: HS: Fuel, Oil & Petroleum Products Manufacturing (USD mn) 5,803.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Imports: cif: HS: Machines, Instruments & Electric Materials (USD mn) 6,638.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Imports: cif: HS: Organic Chemicals (USD mn) 3,337.000 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 340.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 372.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,087.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 670.374 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -140.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 810.402 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 266,740.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 56.4 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 72,954.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2003 - Dec 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 15.4 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 4.479 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 77,626.422 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Dec 2021
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investments (USD mn) 4,595.142 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Import (USD mn) 4,175.126 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Information & Communication (USD mn) -254.943 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: Deposit-taking Corporations, except the Central Bank (USD mn) 418.013 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: Other Financial Corporations (USD mn) -80.884 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: Wholesale & Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles & ... (USD mn) -165.881 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Spain (USD mn) -96.376 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Germany (USD mn) -24.999 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: United States of america (USD mn) -522.212 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Chile (USD mn) 24.550 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Netherlands (USD mn) -188.390 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.6 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Apr 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 4.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 45,716.698 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Apr 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 81,180.743 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Apr 2022
M2 Growth (%) 49.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Apr 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 41.1 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 1985 - Sep 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 32,349.0 May 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 6.373 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 4.1 May 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - May 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,655.430 May 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - May 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 97,254.999 May 2022 monthly Jul 2002 - May 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 59.4 May 2022 monthly Jul 2003 - May 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 164,095.2 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2018
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 24.1 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1991 - Jul 2018
Credit to Households (USD bn) 18.516 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 102.271 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 20,726.2 May 2022 monthly Jul 2002 - May 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 219,555.411 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Apr 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 51.20 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Apr 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 11.19 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: Month End: M1 (ARS th) 5,271,592,421.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Apr 2022
Money Supply: Month End: M2 (ARS th) 9,360,951,530.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Apr 2022
Money Supply: Month End: M3 (ARS th) 15,989,147,714.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Apr 2022
ORA: Foreign Currency Reserves (FCR) (USD mn) 32,111.550 May 2022 monthly Jul 2006 - May 2022
Official Reserve Assets (ORA) (USD mn) 41,561.080 May 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - May 2022
Deposits: ARS (ARS mn) 11,690,050.903 May 2022 monthly Jul 2002 - May 2022
Loans (ARS mn) 5,759,914.20 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2018
Loans: ARS: Non Financial: Private: Mortgages (ARS mn) 318,469.129 May 2022 monthly Jul 2002 - May 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Geopolitical Risk Index (%) 0.007 May 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - May 2022

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