Stories for January 12th 2007
Headlines: Royal visit; Vet hopeful of reindeer recovery; Holberg en route to Monte; This week's cruise visitors.
The value of cellulose rose to 735 US dollars per ton this week, according to industry indicators, the highest price for cellulose since February 16th, 1996
The Chinese economy expanded 10.5% in 2006, the fourth year running it has been growing at double digit pace revealed on Friday Ma Kai head of the powerful Development and Reform Committee, NDRC.
With the purpose of ensuring in 2007 an inflation of one digit, the Argentine government announced subsidies for items making up the basic food basket to be partially financed with additional taxing on soybean exports.
Argentina's Central Bank said yesterday that bills that have been stamped the legend Oust Botnia amid a dispute between Argentina and Uruguay over a Uruguayan pulp mill ÃÂ¢€ and that in hundreds of cases have been retained by cashiers as false ÃÂ¢€ are fully valid and cannot be rejected by anyone or retained by banks.
Argentina in the first 11 months of last year exported 550,000 tonnes of fresh and processed sea and river fish and seafood for 1.15 billion dollars, more than in the 12 months of 2005, when it sold abroad 445,000 tonnes for 799 million dollars, the SENASA phytosanitary watchdog said in a report yesterday.