After a long debate, Argentine Congress approves Repsol/YPF agreement terms

Cristina Fernandez anticipated that with YPF under government control Argentina will be hydrocarbons self-sufficient by 2019Cristina Fernandez anticipated that with YPF under government control Argentina will be hydrocarbons self-sufficient by 2019

After a 16-hour debate, Argentina's Lower House passed the law to pay Spanish Repsol 5 billion dollars in bonds to compensate for the 2012 seizure of a majority stake in Argentina's energy company YPF.

Argentina's poverty index closer to “25% than to the official 5% from Indec”

Capitanich said failure to release indexes was because of different methodologyCapitanich said failure to release indexes was because of different methodology

Argentina's stats office, Indec failed on Wednesday to deliver the country's poverty and indigence rates due to “methodological” reasons, the head of ministers explained on Thursday morning adding the measurement of the basic basket “differs totally” from CPI’s calculations. His comments triggered a catara...

Latin America's fast growing decade is coming to an end, anticipates IMF report

The key risk is a sharper decline in commodity prices caused by weaker demand The key risk is a sharper decline in commodity prices caused by weaker demand

The IMF’s Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere, released on Thursday in Lima, Peru, projects regional growth of 2½ percent in 2014, down from 2¾ percent in 2013. Weak investment and subdued demand for the region’s exports held back activity in 2013, as did increasingly binding supply bottlenecks in a num...

Argentine and China reaffirm close trade and political links

 Minister Wang Yi with President Cristina Fernadez at the Casa Rosada Minister Wang Yi with President Cristina Fernadez at the Casa Rosada

Argentine President Cristina Fernández received on Wednesday China’s Foreign Ministry Wang Yi and signed several trade agreements, including aerospace infrastructure at the Government House, Buenos Aires City. During the meeting, the president was accompanied by Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich, Economy Minister Axel Kicillof, Federal...

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