Hugh Bronstein

25/06/2020
Argentina Financial Post - Canada Politica Latinoamericana Hugh Bronstein

Argentina hits pause on full state takeover of embattled soy crusher Vicentin

The planned takeover of Argentine soy crusher Vicentin is “on standby” while the government explores options for dealing with the failed company, including a possible private-public partnership, sources close to the situation said on Wednesday.
24/06/2020
Argentina Reuters Política Económica Hugh Bronstein

Argentina suspende proyecto expropiación de agroexportadora en concurso Vicentin

16:04 - El proyecto de Argentina de expropiar a la agroexportadora Vicentin está puesto “en pausa” mientras el Gobierno explora alternativas para el destino de la compañía en concurso, entre ellas una posible sociedad público-privada, dijeron el miércoles fuentes con conocimiento del tema.
11/06/2020
Argentina The Australian Financial Review - Australia Economía Hugh Bronstein

Argentina looks to capitalise on Australia-China barley row

Argentina is jockeying to get more of its malt barley into Chinese beer, now that Asia's mega-economy is locked in a trade fight with its top barley supplier Australia, according to industry sources in the South American grains powerhouse.
17/04/2020
Argentina Reuters Economía Hugh Bronstein

Argentine bonds leap higher, shrugging off tough debt deal, downgrade

15:22 - Argentine bonds raced higher on Friday, shrugging off a tough proposal to restructure the country’s foreign debt that prompted a downgrade by Fitch, as creditors held onto cautious optimism that a deal could be struck to avoid a messy default.
03/04/2020
Argentina Reuters Agronegocios Hugh Bronstein

Argentine grains export bottlenecks start to clear, pandemic uncertainty persists

18:41 - Bottlenecks recently hobbling Argentine agricultural exports started to clear on Friday, despite measures by some mayors defying an order exempting overland freight and other trade activities from a nationwide lockdown to slow the coronavirus.
18/03/2020
Argentina Reuters Economía Hugh Bronstein

Argentina has deal with domestic bondholders to swap $3.2 billion in peso debt - economy minister

14:28 - Argentina’s government has struck a deal with domestic bondholders to swap around 200 billion pesos ($3.2 billion) in local currency debt in a major planned auction on Thursday, the country’s Economy Minister Martin Guzman told Reuters.
05/03/2020
Argentina Reuters Agronegocios Hugh Bronstein

Some Argentine farmers call sales strike to protest tax hike

16:10 - Some of Argentina’s farmers will hold a four-day sales strike next week, the CRA growers group said on Thursday, to protest a tax hike that they and soy crushing companies warn will cripple investment and competitiveness in a key part of the economy.
19/02/2020
Argentina Extra - Brasil Economía Hugh Bronstein

Bônus argentinos aguardam sinal do FMI sobre severidade de reestruturação de dívida

13:44 - Os investidores em títulos argentinos esperavam nesta quarta-feira por notícias do Fundo Monetário Internacional (FMI) sobre a sustentabilidade da dívida do país e se as reuniões oficiais em Buenos Aires resultariam em uma recomendação de uma forte reestruturação da dívida.
14/02/2020
Argentina Reuters Economía Hugh Bronstein

Argentine bonds could take another beating if restructuring talks drag on

19:31 - Argentina’s bloodied bond market could take another beating if debt renegotiations take longer than expected, analysts said on Friday, as investors digested a week full of bearish news and the economy minister’s blunt comments about creditors.
12/12/2019
Argentina Reuters Economía Hugh Bronstein

Argentine economy minister Guzman sees no fiscal tightening in 2020

Argentina will have to grow its way out of its “virtual default” situation with production-oriented policies rather than push for more public spending cuts, the country’s new economy chief Martin Guzman said on Wednesday.
09/12/2019
Argentina Reuters Economía Hugh Bronstein

Argentine debt restructuring expert Guzman to be named economy minister: source

06/12 - 14:21 - Argentina’s in-coming Peronist government will name Columbia University economist Martin Guzman as economy minister as it grapples with high inflation and a looming debt restructuring, a source with knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Friday.
09/12/2019
Argentina Reuters Economía Hugh Bronstein

Left-leaning congressman named Argentina's next agriculture minister

06/12 - 19:04 - The next agriculture minister of grains powerhouse Argentina will be Luis Basterra, President-elect Alberto Fernandez said on Friday, an appointment met with some scepticism by farmers worried about a possible revival of interventionist policies.
04/11/2019
Argentina The New York Times - Estados Unidos Política Hugh Bronstein

Argentine President-Elect Fernandez Holds Call With Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump called Argentine President-elect Alberto Fernandez to congratulate the center-left politician for winning Sunday's election and discuss the South American country's troubled economy.
11/09/2019
Argentina Reuters Agronegocios Hugh Bronstein

China opens soymeal market to Argentina, world's No. 1 exporter

10/09 - 16:28 - China will allow the import of soymeal livestock feed from Argentina for the first time under a deal announced by Buenos Aires on Tuesday, an agreement that will link the world’s top exporter of the feed with the top global consumer.
11/09/2019
Argentina Reuters Política Hugh Bronstein

Argentina's Fernandez, front-runner for president, walks tightrope between markets and votes

10/09 - 16:32 - Argentina's Fernandez, front-runner for president, walks tightrope between markets and votes
22/08/2019
Argentina The New York Times - Estados Unidos Economía Hugh Bronstein

Argentine Presidential Front-Runner Seeks Alternatives to Austerity: Advisers

Economic advisers to Argentina's presidential front-runner and opposition leader Alberto Fernandez said he would seek alternatives to the current administration's austerity measures in a meeting with the new Treasury Minister on Wednesday.
09/08/2019
Argentina Reuters Política Económica Hugh Bronstein

Sunday vote to show how likely Argentina is to stay on Macri's free-markets path

08/08 - 16:31 - Argentina’s election primary on Sunday will determine President Mauricio Macri’s chances of winning a second term in October, with the country’s embattled peso currency expected to take a fresh beating next week if the business-friendly leader fares worse than expected.
11/06/2019
Argentina Reuters Economía Hugh Bronstein

Argentina grain exporters ready to fill Mexico demand if U.S. imposes tariffs

If trade strife continues between the United States and Mexico despite a deal struck on Friday, Argentine grain exporters are ready to step in to meet Mexican food demand, the head of an Argentine industry chamber said.
29/04/2019
Argentina The New York Times - Estados Unidos Política Hugh Bronstein

Flagship Argentine Airline Cancels Tuesday Flights Due to Strike

Argentina's government-controlled carrier Aerolineas Argentinas said on Sunday it canceled all flights scheduled for Tuesday due to a nationwide strike by labor unions opposed to the austerity program of President Mauricio Macri.
24/04/2019
Argentina Reuters Agronegocios Hugh Bronstein

Argentina eyes expanded farm trade with China as harvest nears

23/04 - 14:40 - Argentina is pushing to increase agricultural trade with commodities-hungry China, as farmers on the country’s Pampas grains belt prepare for what is expected to be an bumper soybean harvest over the weeks ahead.
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