The IMF forecasts Uruguay’s economy will expand 6% in 2011 and 4.2% the following year. Estimates are in line with targets made public by Uruguay’s central bank.
Sales in Uruguay’s main livestock show, --the 2011 edition of Expo-Prado--, totalled 765.000 dollars and 245.5 animals which is a significant improvement over the previous year (in numbers and dollars) but also because Uruguayan genetics was exported to Mercosur neighbours.
Argentina and China launched an agreement to exchange tax information involving physical persons, business associations, trust funds, foundations and any entity liable of fiscal responsibility.
Following on eleven days of activities including search and rescue operations and survival in Antarctic territory, Chilean and Argentine army patrols ended on Sunday the “SAR Land 2011” exercise in the framework of the Argentine-Chilean combined Antarctic rescue patrol program, Paracach.
Jorge Capitanich, governor of the northern province of Chaco and a close ally of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was re-elected Sunday by a landslide difference of 30 points over his runner up.
United Nations Argentine ambassador Jorge Argüello said that the isolation chapter is over, “Argentina is back in the international arena displaying participation and leadership”, something that will be clearly exposed by President Cristina Fernandez when she addresses the UN assembly this week.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will be addressing the United Nations General Assembly next Wednesday when she is expected to renew sovereignty claims on the Falklands/Malvinas Islands and make strong statements regarding the dispute with Iran.
After months of inconveniences and troubles caused by the Chilean Puyehue volcano eruption, an airplane finally touched down Saturday at the airport tarmac of the Argentine Patagonia sky resort of Bariloche.
Argentina's economy grew 9.1% in the second quarter from a year earlier, the national statistics agency, Indec, reported Friday.
Argentina will reinforce the defence of its domestic market from ‘the danger of an invasion of Asian countries’ imports, as a consequence of the world crisis, promised this week Industry Minister Debora Giorgi.