BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – A delegation from Argentina’s economy ministry traveled to Washington early on Tuesday to finalize details of the International Monetary Fund’s $1 billion target and spending on the loan, a government spokesman said. .
They said the delegation included Deputy Economy Minister Gabriel Rubinstein and senior adviser Leonardo Madcur.
Argentina is looking to change the goals it agreed with the IMF and get more advances this year as the South American nation struggles with a serious to fight a financial crisis that could be exacerbated by a lack of international reserves.
Argentina owes the IMF around $2.6bn plus interest due at the end of July.