Argentine Energy Deficit to Rise to Record in 2013, Nacion Says

Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Argentina’s energy deficit will almost double to a record $7 billion in 2013 from $4.5 billion this year, La Nacion reported, citing consulting company Abeceb.com.

Total fuel imports will rise 25 percent to $14 billion, while energy exports will increase 5 percent, the Buenos Aires-based newspaper said.

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