Tag: Argentine Industrial Union, UIA

Argentine Industrial Union, UIA
Thursday, June 2nd 2016 - 09:03 UTC

Argentina's industrial production down 6.7% year on year in April

It was the first industrial output data released since Macri took office. Macri shut down the publishing of economic data while revamping the country's stats agency

Argentina's industrial output contracted 6.7% in April compared with the same month last year, the country's newly revamped Indec statistics agency said, punctuating the effect of recent fiscal austerity measures.

Wednesday, December 16th 2015 - 08:10 UTC

Argentina on track to end import restrictions by end of the year

“Before the end of the year, we will implement the new Integrated System of Import Monitoring, which will be faster and more efficient,” Cabrera said.

President Mauricio Macri's administration announced the end of restrictions on imports into Argentina, with the current controls of 'sworn statements' or DJAI, replaced by a system of automatic and semi-automatic licences.

Thursday, July 16th 2015 - 13:01 UTC

Argentine industrial activity in May contracts for the nineteenth month running

Industrial activity has been sliding mainly because of a 23.1% drop in soybean crushing; 13.3% in basic metals and 9.7% in the auto industry

Argentine May industrial activity was up 0.4% over April but down 3.8% in May compared to a year ago and in the first five months of 2015 has contracted 2.6%, according to the monthly survey from the Argentine Industrial Union, UIA, released on Wednesday.

Thursday, February 12th 2015 - 06:25 UTC

Argentine industry fearful of some clauses in agreements signed with China

“We will explain the scope of agreements to the UIA because Argentina and China have complementary economies”, said Capitanich

Argentina's top officials will meet on Thursday with representatives from the Argentine Industrial Union, UIA, to discuss some clauses and aspects of the recent agreements signed between China and Argentina last week, and which have been questioned by the manufacturers' lobby.

Sunday, December 21st 2014 - 23:44 UTC

'Inflation above 30%', says De Mendiguren

Argentine Industrial Union (UIA) José Ignacio de Mendiguren

Lawmaker and member of the Argentine Industrial Union (UIA) José Ignacio de Mendiguren said that inflation is not 40% as some private indexes say, but he pointed out that it is not around 24% as the government says either. “I think it is over 30%,” he said.

Tuesday, December 9th 2014 - 08:52 UTC

“Kicillof's economy post still too big for him, but he has changed a lot in a year”

Mendez said that Kicillof is proving he can be a minister, “but that post is still too big for him, he needs more experience”

The head of the Argentina's powerful manufacturing lobby, UIA, Hector Mendez fired harsh words against Economy Minister Axel Kicillof stressing “his post is still too big for him”, but admitted he 'has advanced' in the last twelve months.

Tuesday, July 1st 2014 - 10:16 UTC

Mercosur waking up to the significance and impact of the Pacific Alliance

Uruguay's Vice-president Astori has been most vocal: ”Mercosur mustn’t be a terminal station”; we need trade deals with the Pacific Alliance

Mercosur leaders called for dialogue with the Pacific Alliance over its perception that Mercosur is becoming an obstacle to integration and wider growth in the region. Uruguayan Vice-President Danilo Astori seemingly sparked the debate a few weeks ago when he said that “Mercosur mustn’t be a terminal station,” calling for formal trade deals with the Pacific Alliance.

Thursday, June 12th 2014 - 07:01 UTC

Poor performance of Argentina's industrial production during April

Despite some positive showings from the metal industry and refining overall the majority of sectors contracted

According to the Argentine Industrial Union (UIA), industrial production in the country fell 3.4% in April compared to the same month of 2013. Considering the first four months of 2014, the industry dropped 2.2% versus the same period last year.

Thursday, November 29th 2012 - 06:50 UTC

Cristina Fernandez described Argentina as the ‘counter model’ of IMF and the world’s masters

The president pledged Argentina will continue to pay its financial obligations (Photo: DyN)

President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner ratified on Wednesday that Argentina will continue to pay all its financial obligations and described as “absolutely unfair” the ruling from Judge Thomas Griesa who favoured the hedge funds to the detriment of 93% of bondholders who joined the 2005 and 2010 debt swaps.

Wednesday, November 28th 2012 - 16:03 UTC

Brazil contrary to lifting suspension of Paraguay from Unasur until April

Advisor Garcia insists the timetable must be respected

Brazilian Executive special advisor on International Affairs, Marco Aurelio Garcia anticipated that at the coming summit in Lima, the Union of South American Nations, Unasur, would not lift the suspension on Paraguay which will hold until April’s election.


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