A bipartisan delegation of United States Congress members visiting Argentina said on Thursday that closer links between both countries are needed and described the hour and a half meeting with President Cristina Fernandez Kirchner as excellent.
Argentina may apply pressure on local units of Brazil's government owned Petrobras in a battle to increase its share of Bolivian natural gas supplies and ease potential wintertime shortages, reported on Thursday Buenos Aires daily, Clarin.
Only 18 squid jiggers are fishing for squid (Illex argentinus) in Argentine waters south of parallel 44Ã‚Âº, since the season officially opened last February first. The rest of the fleet remains docked, revealed satellite-based information released by the Argentine Deputy Secretary of Fisheries and Aquaculture (SSP&A).
Argentina will not recognise the newly independent Kosovo fearing this could have an undesired influence in the country's dispute with Great Britain over its unflagging Malvinas/Falkland Islands sovereignty claim, according to Wednesday's Buenos Aires press.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.