Argentina is the third biggest economy in Latin America. After the 2001 crisis, Argentina returned to high growth rates, expanding on average 1.7 percent from 2003 to 2012 on a quarter over quarter basis. Yet, in 2009 and in 2012, the country was affected by global slowdown and the economy grew much below average. Argentina has abundant natural resources, a well-educated population and an export-oriented agricultural sector. Indeed, shipments of agricultural products have been the motor of Argentina´s growth in recent years. In addition, Argentina has been diversifying its industrial base and it has been experiencing a record growth in the automobile, textile and power sectors. Moreover, in 2011 Argentina became the world´s 5th biggest producer of wine. This page provides - Argentina GDP Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Argentina GDP Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2018.