March 26, 2020 / 7:13 PM / in 2 days

Argentina says unemployment was 8.9% in the fourth quarter of 2019

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

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