BUENOS AIRES, May 6 Argentina's industrial
output slid a steeper-than-expected 13.4 percent in
March compared with the same month last year, the government's
Indec statistics agency said on Monday, as the recession-hit
economy struggles to return to growth.
BUENOS AIRES, April 3 Argentina has requested a
waiver from the International Monetary Fund as some data would
not be available in time for the fund's third review this week
of $56.3 billion in standby financing agreed last year, a
Treasury spokesman said on Wednesday.
* Unemployment rate flat at around 9 pct
(Adds unemployment numbers, analyst comment)