NEW YORK, Nov 20 (Reuters) - "Good progress" has been made
in parts of a new program between the International Monetary
Fund and Argentina, IMF officials said in a statement on Friday.
An IMF team visited Argentina to begin discussions on
repackaging some $45 billion the South American country owes the
"Good progress has been made in defining the initial
elements of such a program, and further discussions are expected
to continue virtually between the teams over the coming weeks,"
Julie Kozack, deputy director of the IMF's Western Hemisphere
Department, and Luis Cubeddu, mission chief for Argentina, said
in a statement.
(Reporting by Rodrigo Campos; additional reporting by Aislinn
Laing; editing by Diane Craft)