Fm 50 karen alezano and david soto apparel and textiles in argentina


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Fm 50 karen alezano and david soto apparel and textiles in argentina

  1. 1. By: Karen Alezano and David Soto
  2. 2. March 26, 1991, when Argentina, Brazil,Paraguay and Uruguay signed the AsunciónTreaty in Asunción ParaguayUnder the Treaty, the nations agreed toform a Customs Union named SouthernCommon Market, commonly known asMercosurThe Treaty of Asunción (referred as the"Treaty Framework,“) provided theunderlying elements for the creation of theCommon MarketThe first step in the creation of aCommon Market was taken onOfficially inaugurated in1990, the Alto PalermoShopping Center was one ofthe first shopping centers inArgentina. Its a very popularshopping spot forthe porteños and especiallythe porteñas (male andfemale residents of BuenosAires).Massive public and external debt andchronic budget deficits in the late 1990sled to a major financial crisis in 2001.1929 Argentina was the fourth richestcountry in the world in terms of income perhead.1954-1983 Fonseca S.A was apioneer in the ArgentineanLeather Industry
  3. 3. mid-16th century. these settlers calledGauchos came to the New World
  4. 4. Manifesto•Founded by Argentineentrepreneursthe chair is covered by thetypical Gauchos’ outfit(the poncho)
  5. 5. Vag•Fouded in Argentinain 2007•aimed at creatinginnovative productsmainly made withnon-conventionalmaterials
  6. 6. • The sheep population has been increasing for aboutthe last six years reaching 16 million in 2008.• Argentine wool growers have benefited fromimprovement in world wool prices and from amassive devaluation of its currency at the end of2001, which gave a considerable boost to its exportindustries• The major sheep-producing area in Argentina is thePatagonia region
  7. 7. GDP (purchasing power parity) $746.9 billion (2012 est.)GDP (official exchange rate) $474.8 billion (2012 est.)GDP - real growth rate 2.6% (2012 est.)GDP - per capita (PPP)$18,200 (2012 est.)Unemployment rate7.2% (2012 est.)Budgetrevenues: $117.5 billionexpenditures: $132.8 billion (2012 est.)Taxes and other revenues24.7% of GDP (2012 est.)Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)-3.2% of GDP (2012 est.)Public debt41.6% of GDP (2012 est.)Inflation rate (consumer prices)25% (2012 est.)
  8. 8. Exports - partnersBrazil 21.6%, China 7.3%, Chile 5.5%, US 5.5%(2011)Imports$67.33 billion (2012 est.)Exports$85.36 billion (2012 est.)Imports - partnersBrazil 33.2%, US 14.4%, China 12.4%, Germany4.7% (2011)Debt - external$130.2 billion (31 December 2012 est.)
  9. 9. Benitez Emilse
  10. 10. Cora Groppo
  11. 11. Jose Mutti
  12. 12. What Is BAFWeek?• The Buenos AiresFashion Week opens fora week of fashionshows and fashionpresentationsoverflowing with all thelatest cutting-edgetrends.
  13. 13. Federation Argentina de Industrias Textiles (FITA: Cotton Manu.)Camara Industrial del Deporte y Afinas (CAMIDA: Sport ApparelManufacture)Leather goods by Argentine Chamber of manufacturers ofComposers and Materials for ready made garment CAIPIC (ARGENTINE CHAMBER OF FOOTWEAR INDUSTRYSUPPLIERSACFIC (FOOTWEAR MANUFACTURES ASSOCIATION )
  14. 14. Florida Street in Buenos Aires
  15. 15. Argentina became a trade group member of:• Generalized System of Preferences (GSP)• The Cartagena Agreement• The Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA)
  16. 16. President CristinaFERNANDEZ DE KIRCHNERVice President Amando BOUDOUPOLITICAL SYSTEM: Republican, representativeand federal
  17. 17. The police force is considered by Argentinesto be one of the most corrupt institutions inthe countryThe Buenos Aires police have been involvedin several incidents of drug trafficking andextortion.Confidence in the judiciary is weak Abuse of office by elected officials is notnormally punishedthe political and administrative system lackstransparency, efficiency and neutrality.Tax evading
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