ARGENTINA
Region: LATIN AMERICA AND CARRIBEAN
128
of
105
Global Rank: 
22
of
17
Region Rank:

Argentina experienced an increase in its IPRI score by 0.1 to 4.1 placing it 17th in Latin America and Caribbean and 105th globally. Argentina is classified by the IMF as part of the Latin American and the Caribbean group and by the World Bank as a high income nation. It is a member of the Common Market of the South (MERCOSUR).
Argentina’s Subindex of Legal and Political Environment decreased by 0.1 to 3.6 with scores of 3.2 in Rule of Law, 3.8 in Control of Corruption, 5.2 in Political Stability, and 2.4 in Judicial Independence. The Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.1 to 4.2 with scores of 3.1 in Property Rights, 1.2 in Ease of Access to Loans, and 8.3 in Registering Property. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.3 to 4.5 with scores 3.3 in Intellectual Property Protection, 7.1 in Patent Protection, and 3.1 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.1 105 of 128 17 of 22
Legal and Political 3.6 98 of 128 13 of 22
Physical 4.2 122 of 128 20 of 22
Intellectual 4.5 82 of 128 14 of 22


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 3.6 98 of 128 13 of 22
Judicial Independence 2.4 118 of 128 18 of 22
Rule of Law 3.2 115 of 128 16 of 22
Political Stability 5.2 61 of 128 8 of 22
Control of Corruption 3.8 88 of 128 10 of 22


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.2 122 of 128 20 of 22
Protection of Physical Property 3.1 123 of 128 20 of 22
Registering Property 8.3 98 of 127 14 of 22
Access to Loan 1.2 121 of 128 22 of 22


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.5 82 of 128 14 of 22
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 3.3 115 of 128 19 of 22
Patent Protection 7.1 50 of 108 6 of 22
Copyright Protection 3.1 67 of 104 9 of 18
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