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Argentina Shipping Report Q2 2015

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Argentina Shipping Report Q2 2015

BMI View: We maintain our cautiously optimistic view on the Argentine port sector. The country enjoys agood commodities mix but continues to struggle with external headwinds as well as internal difficulties suchas rising inflation and labour unrest. Weaker private consumption will dampen imports while a weakerexchange rate will marginally improve the competitiveness of exports, with knock-on effects for portvolumes.

Argentina's economic recession will persist in 2015, and will be deeper than we previously anticipated dueto very weak private consumption and gross fixed capital formation. Argentine real GDP will contract in2015 due to tepid private consumption and fixed investment growth. We forecast real GDP growth of -0.7%in 2015, a downward revision from our prior forecast of -0.3% growth. This will follow estimated growth of-0.5% in 2014, which we have also revised down from our previous expectation for a 0.2% expansion.

BMI Industry View
Argentina - Q215
Argentina - Q215
Operational Risk
Industry Forecast
Port Of Buenos Aires Throughput
Port Of Bahía Blanca Throughput
Table: Major Ports Data (Argentina 2012-2019)
Table: Trade Overview (Argentina 2012-2019)
Table: Key Trade Indicators (Argentina 2012-2019)
Table: Top Import Sources, 2006-2013
Table: Top Export Destinations, 2006-2013
Market Overview
Argentina - Q215
Company Profile
Shipping - Global Industry View
Container Lines To Prosper In 2015
Global Company Strategy
Maersk Line
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)
Evergreen Line
COSCO Container Lines Company (COSCON)
Macroeconomic Forecasts
Economic Analysis
GDP By Expenditure Breakdown
Table: Economic Activity (Argentina 2009-2018)
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Argentina 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Argentina 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Argentina 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Argentina 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Argentina 1990-2025)

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