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Argentines would like to buy at “official” inflation and be paid in real inflation

Friday, July 15th 2011 - 06:21 UTC
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According to Argentina’s statistics office Indec consumer inflation was 0.7% pushed mostly by the cost of clothing. However private economic consulting offices estimate the index was double the official announcement. Read full article

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  • GeoffWard2

    This would be called 'having your cake and eating it too.'

    Jul 15th, 2011 - 07:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    Is the headline a play on the joke about Argentines? I have heard it in so many other SoAm countries.

    “How do you get rich quick? Buy an Argentine for what he is worth and sell him for what he thinks he is worth.”

    No offence to Argentines, it is just one of the many jokes one hears when travelling and it seemed like the article was alluding to it.

    Jul 16th, 2011 - 11:20 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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