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Thursday, September 4th 2014 - 06:04 UTC

Malvinas: Argentina recalls fifty years since Falklands claim statement before C24

Ambassador Jose Maria Ruda (R), presented the territorial integrity argument before C24 in September 1964

Argentina will be launching on Thursday, 4 September the book “Argentine sovereignty in Malvinas; 50 years since Ambassador Ruda's statement” which recalls the half century since the presentation by then Ambassador Jose Maria Ruda before the United Nations Special Decolonization Committee, or C24.

Thursday, September 4th 2014 - 05:20 UTC

Argentina's dispute with holdouts “will not affect” Chinese investments, says Beijing

The Argentine delegation with their counterparts signing the documents to fund the nuclear power plant Atucha III

The current legal dispute between Argentina and holdouts (“vulture funds”) suing the country over its defaulted bonds “will not affect” planned Chinese investments, since Argentina and China have a 'strategic association', the head of the National Commission of Development and Reform (CNDR) of China Xu Shaoshi, warned on Wednesday.

Thursday, September 4th 2014 - 05:06 UTC

Argentina milks more US dollars from commercial banks

The new central bank rule states that from September the net foreign currency position of local banks cannot exceed than 20% of the bank's worth, down from the previous ceiling of 30%.  The announceme

Argentina's central bank said on Wednesday it had reduced the amount of dollars commercial banks could hold, a move that should push more greenbacks into the spot market and may give a mild boost to flagging reserves and the local Peso.

Thursday, September 4th 2014 - 05:00 UTC

Argentina looks to Uruguay to issue sovereign bonds and pay creditors

Uruguay is a trustworthy market for US institutional funds, said Pignanelli

A former chairman of Argentina's central bank board, Aldo Pignanelli considered neighboring Uruguay could be a “trustworthy” option for Argentina to issue sovereign bonds and pay creditors. Uruguay has an outstanding international reputations regarding abiding by contracts and ensuring legal security, added the Argentine banker.

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014 - 22:17 UTC

China expanding its investments in Argentina's South Atlantic fisheries

 Argentina's head of Fisheries department is in Shanghai and met with private companies and government officials

China is interested in investing in Argentine port infrastructure and in setting up companies with access to the South Atlantic fisheries, according to reports from Shanghai where an Argentine top level delegation is currently negotiating in the framework of the China-Argentina cooperation agreement.

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014 - 22:05 UTC

Soros signals Argentina’s shale is biggest place to be

Soros’ move suggests he is not focusing on the short-term problems facing Argentina, but believes that the geological fundamentals are more important.

One of the world’s legendary investors is upping his bet on Argentina’s shale oil and gas industry in a show of confidence for shale production in South America’s largest unconventional prize —and a big boost for both super-majors and smaller players making big waves in the heart of new discovery areas.

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014 - 09:00 UTC

Argentine presidential election 25 October 2015, and run-off 24 November

The Kirchner couple decade long tenure will come to an end 10 December 2015

Argentina's National Electoral Register has confirmed that the first round of presidential elections will take place on October 25 2015, with a run-off penciled in for November 24 if no candidate takes enough votes to win outright.

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014 - 06:37 UTC

Kicillof in China to confirm loans and a much needed swap dollars

YPF CEO Galuccio, the powerful Economy minister Kicillof and Minster De Vido

Credit strapped Argentina is wooing Beijing and with this purpose Economy Minister Axel Kicillof, Planning Minister Julio De Vido and YPF oil company CEO Miguel Galuccio are currently on an official trip to China, aimed at gathering funding for public works including two dams and one nuclear power plant.

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014 - 22:45 UTC

Argentina/Brazil bilateral trade drops to 2010 level. Auto industry hardest hit

 Vehicles, auto parts, tractors, engines were among the items which experienced the greatest contraction in bilateral sales

Bilateral trade between Mercosur leading partners Argentina and Brazil plummeted 27.6% in August and 22% in the last twelve months, according to Buenos Aires consultants, Abeceb. Recession in Brazil plus strict Argentine trade restrictions and slower domestic demand has contributed to the results.

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014 - 07:43 UTC

Falklands/Malvinas issue to be addressed by Mercosur parliament 11 November

The Parlasur delegation with their host Julian Dominguez, president of the Lower House, during the visit to the Argentine congress

The Mercosur Parliament, Parlasur will be holding a special session next 11 November in Montevideo dedicated to the Falklands/Malvinas Islands sovereignty issue, it was announced this Monday in Buenos Aires during a visit of a delegation from the regional legislative to the Argentine congress.

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