BUENOS AIRES, March 26 (Reuters) - Argentina had 8.9% unemployment in the fourth quarter of 2019, the government’s statistics agency said on Thursday.
Latin America’s No. 3 economy is trying to pull out of recession while struggling to avoid default on more than $100 billion in debt it has labeled “unsustainable.”
The country’s key grains sector is meanwhile contending with fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
Reporting by Hernan Nessi; writing by Hugh Bronstein; Editing by Sandra Maler