A surge in fresh food prices has pushed Argentina’s August consumer inflation to one of the highest of the year, 2% over the previous month, according to private consultant estimates and published in the Buenos Aires press.
Argentina’s powerful industries union, UIA, called on Friday for dialogue and ‘national unit’ in order ‘to bring together a project of development’, and forecasted that if this is achieved the country could triple its GDP in the next twelve years.
The Argentine/Uruguay Joint Technical Commission for Maritime Front (CTMFM) ordered on Wednesday 31 August the closure of the squid (Illex argentinus) fishing season in the Common Fishing Zone.
Argentina has a population of 40.117.096, according to the definitive facts of the 2010 National Population and Home census released by the country’s national statistics and census bureau, Indec.
Argentina’s Deputy Minister of Economy, Roberto Feletti stated on Thursday that the idea of the government is to “reduce the level of unemployment to 5%” in the coming two years.
As New Zealand prepares to host the 2011 Rugby World Cup, we look at a game which will cause much interest in Latin America and the South Atlantic.
Big business in Argentina agreed to prolong the current ‘truce’ with the government of President Cristina Fernandez but called for more investment and improved competitiveness with more accessible financing, besides a return to the international voluntary credit market and an agreement with the Club of Paris.
Argentina has rapidly displaced the US as the main supplier to Colombia of corn and in near future wheat, with volumes soaring from 99.000 tons in 2007 to over 2.2 million tons currently, points out Agrimoney.
Argentine Interior Minister Florencio Randazzo announced Tuesday the final voting results of the primary elections that took place last August 14th, with President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner leading the presidential race by a 50.24% of the votes.
Exxon Mobil Corp, the largest US oil company, will spend as much as 76.3 million dollars to explore and develop shale oil and natural gas in Argentina with Americas Petrogas Inc.