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8/5/09

Chart of the day is.....

....the development of the net worth of Los Kirchner, Neshtor and Klishtina, since they came to power in 2003 as Argentina's tag team presidency.

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Some numbers:

  • Their net worth jumped 158% in the period 2007 to 2008
  • Their net worth jumped 562% in the period 2003 to 2008
  • Assets stand at P$65m, including P$32m in bank deposits (mostly in dollars) and P$17.5m in shareholdings.
  • Debt stands at P$19m, including a brand new P$8.83m loan from Banco de Santa Cruz, the bank run by their pally pal Eskenazi who was recently handed the keys to a large slice of oil company YPF on easy payment terms.

It's just mouthdroppingly brazen and comes on the back of yesterday's QuoteOfTheDay from Klishtina herself who said "Few declarations are so transparent". As they say down Argentina way, ¡Que pais generoso!