The Falkland Islands Government will be exhibiting at the Royal Show at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire from 1 ÃÂ¢€” 4 July. In the 25th anniversary of the South Atlantic conflict visitors to the show will be able to find out how the Falklands has developed since 1982 into a dynamic UK Overseas Territory which is diversifying its rural economy to achieve sustainable development.
Fearing inflation will fail to moderate as expected, the United States Federal Reserve, following two days meeting, left its main interest rate unchanged, for the eighth time running at 5.25
The global 2007-08 soybean harvest is likely to fall by eight million tons on the season to 227.61 million tons, according to forecasts from Hamburg-based oilseeds analysts Oil World.
This would be below the 2007/08 global forecast consumption of 237.90 million tons, up from an estimated 227.36 million tons in 2006-07.
Chile?s Free Competition Tribunal, TDLC, fined Lan Airlines and Lan Cargo the equivalent of 128.000 US dollars each for non competition practices in the transport of international cargo to Punta Arenas, where both companies have a dominant situation, according to the ruling.
In all Argentine cities with a local index measuring the evolution of retail prices, inflation last May was double that registered in the capital Buenos Aires, reported Monday the National Statistics and Census Office, Indec.
Economic activity in Argentina is forecasted to moderate in the second half of this year and in 2008 as investment decelerates in spite of strong domestic demand and overseas favorable conditions, according to the International Institute of Finance, (IIF) the lobby representing the world?s largest banks.
Although Magallanes Region in the extreme south of Chile has witnessed a significant drop in poverty and indigence rates, there are still some worrisome pockets, according to the latest Socioeconomic Characterization Poll, CASEN, released last week.
Chile saw a 16% real increase in its minimum wage over the past 7 years, putting it in 5th place among Latin American countries. Argentina came in first, doubling its minimum wage since 2000, followed by Uruguay, which increased by 50%. Brazil and Ecuador took 4th and 5th place.
Negotiations among four key World Trade Organisation (WTO) governments over a new global agreement collapsed Thursday with India and Brazil blaming US and European unwillingness to cut farm aid and import duties on commodities.
China should let the Yuan appreciate at a faster rate to reduce the country's dependency on exports and thus prevent a possible assets bubble because of the easy access to credit, said an outstanding economist former advisor to the country's Central Bank.