The chief of staff, Juan Manzuraffirmed that the government “has full confidence in your management”, and stated that Serge Massawho today assumes the leadership of the Ministry of Economy, Productive Development and Agriculture “is a very important man for the ruling coalition”.
“Despite all the difficulties at a global level, we have full confidence in the management of the Government and all the ministers. (Sergio) Massa is a very important man for the coalition and we see him very well”, said Manzur when making statements to the press this morning upon arriving at the Casa Rosada.
Regarding the inauguration of the new minister, which will take place at 5:00 p.m. in the Bicentennial Museum, Manzur maintained that “expectations are the best and very positive” in relation to Massa’s management in the cabinet.
“We are going to have the first general guidelines in terms of macroeconomic policy. So far they have been responding favorably to the expectations that it has generated,” insisted the chief of staff.
The official insisted that “the economy is in one complex and difficult situationin a very complex global context and with variables that impact Argentina, which is not an island”.
About the meetings he held this Tuesday at Casa Rosada with the CGT authorities and the Argentine Industrial Union (UIA), the official considered that the Government has a “very good dialogue with these sectors.”
“Exports are on their way to a historical record for this year,” said Manzur, stressing the importance of “continuing with this very favorable rate of exports that, this year, if things continue as they have been up to now, will have levels that had never been reached before.” before”.
“With the UIA we received a work proposal and with the representatives of the workers we had a very interesting dialogue for what is to come and this was neither the first nor the last and we are going to exchange proposals so that Argentina does well “, he stressed.
Manzur clarified that he did not discuss with the union leaders the realization of the march called by the CGT for next August 17.
“We don’t talk about that, there are always demonstrations and expressions of the workers’ representatives and we see it well. What we touched on yesterday fundamentally has to do, from the assumption of the new Minister of Economy, with promoting the production sector so that Argentina continues adding value and this translates into more work,” he assured.
Manzur also affirmed that the Executive has the purpose of “continuing with this very favorable rate of exports that the country has” at present.
“Argentina this year, if things continue as they have been up to now, will have record export levels like never before. I believe that these are the great challenges, to follow these guidelines so that the country produces more and generates more work. This is a virtuous circuit that will allow the return of investment and social equity,” he concluded.