The assumption of the new Minister of Economy, Productive Development and Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Serge Massa, was the prominent political event of the week. The measures announced on Wednesday generated expectations in some and disappointment in others. the vice president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner On the other hand, he faces the cause of Vialidad and continues without appearing in the exhibition days. Opposition forces in parallel had an exponential growth in image.
Massa He stressed that his management will have as its first focus the following value points: fiscal order, trade surplus, strengthening of reserves and development with social inclusion. The engines that will carry out the development are investment, production, exports and defense of the internal market.
“With great commitment and responsibility, together with the economic and productive team that I have convened, we begin this stage at the head of the Ministry of Economy. We have an enormous challenge ahead of us, but also the enormous opportunity to transform the reality in which we live,” declared the new minister after announcing the measures on Wednesday.
The vice president faces a trial for accusation of illegal actions together with the accused Lazarus Baez and other entrepreneurs. The prosecutors Diego Luciani Y Serge Mola They are in charge of exposing in nine days in the trial for the alleged direction of public works in favor of Báez. The third day was held yesterday and the official did not appear in any at the moment.
President Alberto Fernandez traveled to Catamarca on Tuesday to tour a “Tres Quebradas” lithium mining project. The start-up of this will require an investment of 380 million dollars and will produce 20 thousand tons of lithium per year. On Wednesday, the president participated in the inauguration of Massa to the cabinet. In the act, Fernandez thanked former officials Silvina Batakis Y Daniel Scioli for the collaboration. Their response was tense and muted.
The opposition grows in image and intention to vote while the ruling party solves internal problems. The president of the PRO, Patricia Bullrich, is positioned as the main candidate for the next elections. According to the consultant Zuban Cordoba, the former Minister of Security has a sure vote intention of 20.1% and a probable vote of 24%. The deputy of Libertad Avanza, Javier Mileion the other hand, grew in image compared to the previous month and appears behind Bullrich in the polls. The liberal economist reached a sure vote of 18.3% and a probable vote of 24.1%.