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China green lights eight Argentine meat plants for beef exports

China’s customs office said on Thursday it had granted export licenses to some Argentine meat-processing plants, as the Asian country looks to plug a supply gap after an African swine fever outbreak decimated China’s pig herds.
Argentina Reuters Mercosur Michael Nienaber

No tree in Brazil will be saved if Mercosur deal is blocked - Germany's VDMA

Germany’s engineering association VDMA on Wednesday urged European lawmakers to swiftly ratify a free trade deal between the European Union and the Mercosur bloc of South American countries despite concerns over Brazil’s environmental record.
Sr. Canciller Reuters Política Económica Hugh Bronstein and Tom Polansek

Crushing it: Argentine farmers cheer China soymeal deal while U.S. growers fret

Argentina, the top international supplier of soymeal, announced on Tuesday that China would allow imports for the first time following decades of talks. It was a breakthrough amid a whipsawing trade war between Washington and Beijing that has hit U.S. growers.
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.
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
Política Reuters Política Internacional

Mexican foreign minister cites sharp decrease in immigration to U.S.

10/09 - 18:38 - Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said after a White House meeting on Tuesday that there has been a “significant decrease” in U.S.-bound immigration through Mexico, especially from Central America, and he expected the trend to continue.
Política Reuters Política Internacional Steve Holland

Bolton was odd choice for Trump's foreign policy team

10/09 - 17:06 - John Bolton was always an odd fit to be U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser: a conservative hawk who advocated for regime change in North Korea and Iran, supported the Iraq war and favored a tough stance toward Russia.
Sr. Canciller Reuters Infraestructura

EEUU otorga a Argentina 400 mln dlr para obras viales durante visita de Ivanka Trump

05/09 - 17:53 - La agencia de financiamiento del Gobierno de Estados Unidos (OPIC, por su sigla en inglés) aprobó un acuerdo de inversión por 400 millones de dólares para mejorar y ampliar dos importantes rutas en Argentina, dijo el jueves el canciller del país austral, Jorge Faurie.
Argentina Reuters Política

Venezuelans in Argentina get sense of deja vu as crisis builds

Andreina Pirrone left Venezuela for Argentina six years ago as her country was spiralling towards the worst humanitarian crisis in its history. She did not know what the future would hold, but she was certain it would be brighter.
Argentina Reuters Energía

Argentina sees 2020 energy surplus, first in a decade

05/09 - 15:29 - Argentina is on track to record an energy trade surplus for the first time in a decade in 2020, Energy Secretary Gustavo Lopetegui said on Thursday, as the South American country ramps up production from its Vaca Muerta shale play.
Política Reuters Politica Latinoamericana Julia Symmes Cobb

Venezuela should spend money on food, not missiles: Colombia president

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro should spend his country’s money on food, not on missiles, Colombian President Ivan Duque said on Thursday, amid renewed verbal sparring between the neighboring countries.
Economía Reuters Economía Internacional Noel Randewich

Wall Street sube por alivio en tensión comercial y tras sólido dato empleo EEUU

05/09 - 18:38 - Las acciones en Estados Unidos subieron el jueves por expectativas de una distensión en la crisis comercial con China, mientras que datos que mostraron cifras sólidas de empleo del sector privado aliviaron algo del miedo a una desaceleración.
Argentina Reuters Política Económica

Argentina's Macri shelves sales taxes as he seeks to cut left's lead

Argentine President Mauricio Macri, smarting from a bruising primary election loss, announced on Thursday an end to sales taxes on basic food products until the end of the year in a bid to salvage his re-election prospects and end an economic crisis.
Argentina Reuters Economía Rodrigo Campos

Argentina market rout pummels Brazilian hedge fund

13/08 - 19:49 - A Brazilian hedge fund was among the casualties of Monday’s market rout on Argentine assets, with at least 75 percent of its equity exposure suffering losses between 25% and 59%.
Argentina Reuters Economía Alberto Alerigi

Honda says it will stop making autos in Argentina in 2020

13/08 - 15:49 - Japan’s Honda Motor Co (7267.T) on Tuesday said it will stop producing automobiles in Argentina next year as part of a global shift in how it shares production between regions.
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.
Argentina Reuters Economía

China to inspect Argentine crushers, could unlock No. 1 soymeal market

A Chinese delegation is set to visit Argentina in August to inspect soymeal crushing plants, Argentine government and industry officials told Reuters, a key step as the South American country looks to open up exports of processed soy to the world’s No. 1 consumer.
Argentina Reuters Organismos Internacionales

U.N. nuclear watchdog's chief plans to step down early: diplomats

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano plans to step down early, in March of next year, because of an unspecified illness that has visibly weakened him over the past year, diplomats who follow his agency’s work said on Wednesday.
Argentina Reuters Mercosur

EU-Mercosur trade deal 'invitation' to other agreements: Brazil beef group

05/07 - 17:08 - A trade deal between the European Union and South America’s Mercosur bloc of countries could facilitate other agreements and open up new markets for Brazil’s massive beef-packing industry, a trade group said.
Sr. Canciller Reuters Mercosur

Argentina's Macri flags free trade deal talks with United States, China

Argentina, fresh from striking a free-trade deal with the European Union, is now discussing another possible deal with the United States, President Mauricio Macri said on Thursday. es un sitio web oficial del Gobierno Argentino