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  • Thursday, June 28th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Falklands Government exhibiting at July Royal Show in Stoneleigh

    The Falkland Islands Government will be exhibiting at the Royal Show at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire from 1 — 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.

  • Thursday, June 28th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Fed leaves rates at 5.25%; inflation risk predominant concern

    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

  • Wednesday, June 27th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Oil World forecasts fall in global 2007/08 soybean harvest

    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.

  • Tuesday, June 26th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Lan Chile fined for &quotdominant&quot practices in Punta Arenas

    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.

  • Monday, June 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina's inflation record controversy to be aired in Congress

    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.

  • Monday, June 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    International banks forecast slower growth in Argentina

    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.

  • Monday, June 25th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Dramatic drop in Magallanes Region poverty levels

    The overall poverty rate for Magallanes Region stands at 6.3%

    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.

  • Sunday, June 24th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Evolution of minimum wages in Latam: Argentina leads

    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.

  • Friday, June 22nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Desperate last minute talks to save Doha round trade talks

    WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy

    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.

  • Thursday, June 21st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    China fears strong Yuan could lead to unemployment

    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.