BUENOS AIRES, July 3 (Reuters) - Argentina’s tax revenue rose 29.8 percent in June compared with a year earlier to 226.6 billion pesos ($13.6 billion), the AFIP tax agency said on Monday.
The country’s tax revenue has struggled to keep up with high inflation in recent months. In May, 12-month inflation totaled 24 percent, while tax revenue rose 21 percent. The government has not yet published June inflation figures.
$1 = 16.63 pesos at end of June Reporting by Buenos Aires newsroom; Writing by Luc Cohen; Editing by Peter Cooney