Case | HBS Case Collection | February 2011 (Revised June 2011)

Aluar: Aluminio Argentino S.A. (A)

by David F. Hawkins, Hernan Etiennot, Gustavo A. Herrero and Cintra Scott


Argentine government claims inflation rate is 8 percent but others claim it is double that rate. Analysts' attempts to adjust the company's financial statements for inflation.

Keywords: Inflation and Deflation; Accounting; Financial Statements; Government and Politics; Argentina;


Hawkins, David F., Hernan Etiennot, Gustavo A. Herrero, and Cintra Scott. "Aluar: Aluminio Argentino S.A. (A)." Harvard Business School Case 111-059, February 2011. (Revised June 2011.)