MercoPress, en Español

Montevideo, April 25th 2018 - 08:35 UTC


  • Tuesday, February 19th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina, first step to Arab-Latam leaders' summit

    Argentina will host this week a meeting of Foreign Affairs ministers from Latinamerica and the Arab countries (ASPA), an idea promoted by the Brazilian diplomacy to expand economic and trade links and strengthen political ties between the two regions.

  • Monday, February 18th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina's 2007 foreign trade reached 100.7 billion dollars

    Argentina's foreign trade last year reached a record 100.7 billion US dollars with a surplus of 11.154 billion US dollars according to the latest release from the Statistics and Census Institute, Indec.

  • Sunday, February 17th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Soy displaces cattle as main farm activity in Argentina

    Of all the current camp options soy requires a lesser investment; prices remain strong and promise to remain strong

    Soy beans has become the main commodity of Argentina's rich farmland displacing other traditional industries such as cattle breeding and dairy farming, according to studies and statistics from the country's main breeders organization the Rural Society.

  • Friday, February 15th 2008 - 20:00 UTC

    Feb 21 part of YPF shares back under Argentine control

    Spain's Repsol YPF announced Thursday that the sale of 14.9% of its affiliate in Argentina to that country's businessman Enrique Eskenazi will become effective next February 21.

  • Friday, February 15th 2008 - 20:00 UTC

    Mrs. Kirchner can't convince protestors to end pickets

    Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and Gualeguaychu pickets kept on Thursday to their positions in the controversy over the construction of a pulp mill in neighboring Uruguay which environmentalists and protestors claim is/will be highly contaminating.

  • Thursday, February 14th 2008 - 20:00 UTC

    Spanish minister visits Argentina to talk about fisheries

    Minister ElenaEspinosa

    Spanish Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food (MAPA) Elena Espinosa currently visiting Argentina held a meeting with Spanish fishing companies operating in Argentina and signed a fisheries scientific research cooperation agreement which includes surveying the South Atlantic, reports the Buenos Aires press.

  • Thursday, February 14th 2008 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina extends energy saving plan & efficiency culture

    Argentina's president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner claimed on Wednesday the government had already saved almost 600 megawatts in electricity as part of the joint Plan for Efficient Energy use.

  • Thursday, February 14th 2008 - 20:00 UTC

    Cristina K travels to London and will press Malvinas issue

    Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner confirmed Thursday morning that she will be visiting London on April 4/5 to participate in a Progressive leaders meeting, while government officials and the Buenos Aires press underline that the “unflagging” Malvinas sovereignty claim will be “put on the table”.

  • Wednesday, February 13th 2008 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina/Venezuela agree to exchange beef-flour for oil

    Venezuela and Argentina agreed Tuesday to exchange food for energy thus helping to overcome both countries' weak points following a high level meeting in Caracas. Argentina is to supply 1.000 tons of beef monthly and Venezuela will provide all the crude needed to ensure Argentina's “human and industrial development”.

  • Tuesday, February 12th 2008 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina's agro-business contributes with 44% tax revenue

    Of every ten pesos of tax revenue collected by the Argentine Treasury, 4.4 pesos originate in the country's agro-business. Fiscal pressure on Argentina's primary production, (cereals, oil seed, meats) plus the industrialization process is in the range of 32%, ten points higher than for the rest of the economy, reports Buenos Aires daily La Nacion.