Although he will seek the collaboration of Congress to apply his economic plan, Serge Massa decided to resort to BOTTOM of Alberto Fernandez to speed up the action.
On Wednesday, in a conference prior to his inauguration, the Economy Minister himself had anticipated at a press conference shortly after taking office will promote by DNU regimes for the sectors of agribusiness, mining, hydrocarbons for increased production, and knowledge economyas part of the strategy to increase the trade surplus to achieve a greater income of dollars to the country.
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The strengthening of reserves is the central axis of the incipient administration. In addition to efficiency, Massa seeks speed in the application of its guidelines. And from their surroundings they recognize that the DNU are a letter to speed up the measures.
“The tax chapter we are going to wait for its treatment in Congress, but we are going to advance the rest of the issues by Decree of Necessity and Urgency”specified the minister during the week.
The opposition has already conveyed its concern about the possibility that the government will appeal to the presidential decrees. “Some measures are tax and they cannot go through DNU because they would be clearly illegal. I am concerned about the legal certainty of Argentina,” he said. Alfredo Cornejonational senator for Mendoza, in statements to Clarion.
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Massa bets on maintaining control of the agenda in Deputies and seeks the approval of Cristina Kirchner in the Senate
As for the scenario in Congress, Massa will try to keep one foot in the Chamber of Deputies, now in charge of Cecilia Moreau. Maintaining control over the parliamentary agenda is also in his interest to feed the prospects of the ruling party ahead of next year’s elections.
In the Senate, the leader of the Renovating Front must obtain the approval of Cristina Kirchner. The Vice President entrusted the Tigrense with one last letter to straighten the economic course of the Government, damaged by unchecked inflation and the jump experienced by the dollar after the untimely resignation of Martin Guzman to the Treasury Palace.
Added to this are the internal problems of the Frente de Todos bloc in the lower house, exacerbated by the threat of the deputies who respond to Juan Grabois of abandon the space in the face of what the CTEP referent considers an absence of measures for the most vulnerable sectors.
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“There was not the slightest announcement for the most neglected social sectors”reads a section of the harsh statement issued by the Great Fatherland Front, which responds to Grabois and has three pro-government legislators currently in office: Natalia Zaracho, Federico Fagioli e Itai Hagman.
Grabois is one of the main promoters of the implementation of the Universal Basic Salary, proposal that had no echo within the ruling party and generated strong crosses in recent days.