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Doing business in Argentina

A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Argentina.

Key data

Ease of Doing Business in Argentina
Summary of comprehensive annual data collated by the World Bank giving key indicators for business and economic conditions. Includes information on typical business procedures, showing time to complete and associated costs for each step.

Guides

Overseas Business Risk - Argentina
Guidance from the Department for International Trade and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office on potential risks for UK businesses operating in this country. Covers economic and political risks, human rights issues, bribery and corruption, terrorism, intellectual property and organised crime.

Argentina company registration
Comprehensive guide produced by Healy Consultants explaining company structures and business entity types, fees and timelines for incorporation, accounting and tax in this jurisdiction and comparisons with other countries in the region.

Atradius Country Report: Argentina
Overview published by Atradius covering the country's most important business sectors, key indicators, political and economic summaries and outlook. Updated in April 2018.

Doing Business in Argentina
A business guide from legal firm Baker & McKenzie which helps companies understand the economic, legal and regulatory structures of Argentina. Published in April 2017.

Taxation and investment in Argentina
Guide from Deloitte focusing on the investment climate, tax regime and labour environment. Updated in 2017.

Argentina: Guide to Doing Business 
Guide published by legal firm Lex Mundi in 2017, providing an overview of the legal and business environment in Argentina.

Doing Business in Latin America
Guide prepared by Moore Stephens member firms on doing business with or in this region, covering Argentina. It also provides useful information for those living and working in Argentina either temporarily or permanently. Published in December 2015.

Exporting

On our Exporting to Argentina page you can find export guides, trade forecasts and economic and political updates.

Corporate governance

European Corporate Governance Institute
The European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) aims to provide 'a forum for debate and dialogue between academics, legislators and practitioners, focusing on major corporate governance issues and thereby promoting best practice'. The ECGI website also provides a directory of national Corporate Governance Codes, Principles & Recommendations.

Law and regulation

Doing Business law library
World Bank
Collection of business laws and regulations from economies around the world, linking to official government sources. Topics include company law, labour, tax and trade.

The float guide: How to float a company in Argentina
Overview prepared by the International Bar Association describing the process for initial public offering (IPO) by companies. The guide explains the steps involved and offers a typical timetable.

Doing business in… Country Q&A tool
Useful tool from Practical Law that allows users to compare summaries of key legal issues across several jurisdictions, including this country. Summaries cover:

  • the legal system
  • foreign investment
  • business vehicles
  • employment
  • tax
  • competition
  • intellectual property
  • marketing agreements
  • e-commerce
  • data protection
  • product liability.

Forums and support networks

Argentina Chamber of Commerce
A support network for promoting business.

British Argentine Chamber of Commerce
A support network for promoting business and trade between Britain and Argentina.

Embassies and consulates

Publications

Buy books from Amazon on doing business in Argentina

Articles and books in the Library collection

Selected books

The Business Operations in... series from Bloomberg BNA provides expert guidance on the tax aspects of expanding and operating businesses abroad.

Business Operations in Argentina
Analysis of the business environment in Argentina, focusing on: the economy and government, operating a business, forms of doing business, principal taxes and taxation of domestic corporations.

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