March 21, 2016
LF: What are your main priorities for 2016?
LC: The priority in 2016 is to complete the transition to a macroeconomic program that lays the groundwork for private sector-led growth and employment. We are in the process of normalizing the economy on many fronts. By quickly dismantling capital controls, unifying the currency market and lowering distortive taxes late last year we advanced decisively in the direction of normalizing exchange rate policy and regaining competitiveness.
Our current efforts to settle the legal claims from holdout creditors are a key step toward the normalization of access to global capital markets. Additional priorities going forward involve the pursuit of sound fisc
Argentina is on the cusp of resolving a 15-year dispute with holdout creditors that could spell its return to global financial markets. Finance Secretary Luis Caputo discussed the country’s financial priorities with LatinFinance. The following is an edited transcript of the interview