Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed Mark Menzies MP as the Prime Minister's Trade Envoy to Argentina. The announcement was made on Monday by the Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox, in a message to both Houses of Parliament.
The presidents of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Mario Abdo Benítez, of Paraguay, Sunday agreed in Asunción to join efforts against terrorism and transnational crime as well as to further commercial and business alliances between their two countries.
In a joint declaration, the leaders of G20 nations on Saturday agreed to build consensus for fair and sustainable development through an agenda that is “people-centered, inclusive and forward-looking”.
Oil prices surged in early trading on Monday after the United States and China agreed on a truce in their trade conflict and ahead of a meeting by producer club OPEC this week that is expected to result in a supply cut.
China and Argentina signed a US$ 9 billion currency swap agreement to boost the South American country’s foreign currency reserves, its central bank announced on Sunday.
UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has welcomed the declaration released on Saturday at the conclusion of the 2018 G20 meeting of the world’s leading economies, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, which reaffirms a commitment to raise ambition in the fight against climate change.
Presidents Mauricio Macri of Argentina and Xi Jinping of China Sunday met in a post-G20 encounter at the former's residence in the outskirts of Buenos Aires to further develop the relations between their two countries.
Theresa May Saturday voiced her satisfaction for the welcome she received as the first serving British Prime Minister ever to visit Argentina after the 1982 Falklands War and she congratulated President Mauricio Macri for an outstanding G-20 Summit in a farewell message that went viral on both social and conventional media.
US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to halt new trade tariffs for 90 days to allow for talks, the US says. The two men met in Buenos Aires after the G20 summit for their first talks since a trade war erupted this year.
Argentina and Russia signed on Friday a fisheries and aquaculture cooperation agreement including elaboration of projects for the conservation and sustainable management of resources, as well certifying export fishing plants.