December 6, 2012
By Nancy Soderberg
WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Experts from Carnegie Mellon University will join Robert J. Shapiro, my co-chair at the American Task Force Argentina, to brief lawmakers and Obama administration officials on U.S.-Argentine relations with a focus on Argentina's current standoff with the International Monetary Fund.
The briefing comes just days before an IMF compliance deadline, by which Argentina must show that it has rectified its false official statistics, including inflation and CPI numbers, or face censure.
To put this in perspective, Argentina is the only leading world economy whose economic data have been repudiated by the IMF and Managing Director Christine Lagarde recently pledged to use the "red card" against Argentina if Argentina failed to correct its numbers.
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