Argentine leader Milei warns economic shock unavoidable

By Nicolas Misculin and Candelaria Grimberg
Updated December 11 2023 - 10:40am, first published 10:35am
Newly sworn-in President Javier Milei warns Argentina still faces many economic hurdles. (AP PHOTO)
Newly sworn-in President Javier Milei warns Argentina still faces many economic hurdles. (AP PHOTO)

Argentinian President Javier Milei has taken office, warning in his maiden speech he had no alternative to a sharp, painful fiscal shock to fix the country's worst economic crisis in decades, with inflation heading towards 200 per cent.

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