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Argentina: Keeping the Lights On: Upcoming Electricity Rate Increases

Reducing energy subsidies remains a critical piece of the Macri administration’s efforts to confront a persistent fiscal deficit. In many ways, the issue of energy subsidies was a key component of the internal debates over fiscal and macroeconomic policy heading into 2017, which saw President Mauricio Macri shuffle his cabinet and install a deficit hawk as finance minister (see our 25 January Latest Analysis).

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