China's exports to Argentina in April declined 34.4 percent from last year, the largest monthly drop since the 2009 global recession, signalling the deepening negative influence of Argentina's trade protectionism on bilateral trade, analysts and trade experts said, quoted by the official Beijing news agency.
Argentine wine exports to the UK have rocketed by 25% in value and 12% in volume in the first three months of the year. This put the UK back ahead of Brazil as Argentina’s third largest market worldwide, and the US and Canada, and represents the largest gains for over four years.
The European Union filed a suit against Argentina's import restrictions with the World Trade Organization (WTO), European Union Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht announced on Friday.
Three former Uruguayan presidents recommended the current administration that without abandoning Mercosur, it should look at major trade blocks associations but at the same time a strong self criticism is needed because maybe the problem is not in Mercosur but in Uruguay.
Argentina announced on Thursday the use of a new computer tool to gather information from buyers of holiday packages from travel agencies, in another attempt to control savers thirst for greenbacks after the government's crackdown on access to dollars.
Argentina's government on Thursday revoked the commuter railway concession for a company whose train crashed in February, killing 51 people and injuring 703.
In an offensive to counter recent attacks on Argentina’s restrictive trade policies, Foreign Minister Hector Timerman expressed at the World Trade Organization, WTO, his government’s concern with the current course of global negotiations which face the serious risk of abandoning the development goals agreed when the launching of the current Doha Round of negotiations back in 2001.
Wednesday was another day of intense trading for the money exchange market in Buenos Aires with the “blue” or black market dollar reaching a new record, 6.15 Argentine Pesos, which for the first time was higher than the system used for getting dollars out of the country.
A member of the Falkland Islands elected Legislative Assembly criticized Argentina for “indiscriminate and uncontrolled” fishing and regretted the lack of cooperation in the conservation of South Atlantic fisheries.
Spanish Foreign Minister José Manuel García-Margallo adopted on Wednesday a conciliatory tone towards Argentina for the first time after the YPF seizure by saying Argentina and Spain should hold “kindred nation” talks.