The banking sector saw the loan book increase nearly 5% and net income jump 24% from the same month in 2018.
The two banks signed a US$32mn loan contract to finance dredging works at Puerto Quequén, which will be carried out by Jan de Nul.
A special department will evaluate asset sales and the operations of pension funds linked to state-run firms.
Economist Steve Hanke tells BNamericas the cash-strapped country should have dollarized or implemented a currency board last year and that, post-election, the chances for such a move are 'about zero.'
Mexican banks are offering cash-strapped government employees special financing as the administration's austerity initiative bites.