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Montevideo, September 19th 2018 - 19:22 UTC

Tag: Mexico corn export

  • Saturday, January 20th 2018 - 09:26 UTC

    Argentina drastically slashes docking services to lower exports' costs

    “This will improve logistics costs and market transparency. It is one more step that will allow the port sector to keep growing,” said ports' official Jorge Metz

    Argentina has set a maximum rate paid for port docking and undocking services, the government said in its official gazette, a change the Transportation Ministry said would slash docking costs by up to 40%. The move comes as President Mauricio Macri seeks to lower the cost of exporting food from the world’s No. 3 soy and corn exporter and the leading shipper of soybean livestock feed.

  • Friday, February 17th 2017 - 10:25 UTC

    Mexico looking at Argentina and Brazil as an alternative for US corn

    Agriculture Secretary Calzada will be travelling to Argentina and Brazil and said that the Mexican government could explore quotas and changing the tariff regime

    Mexican politicians are saber rattling against the US agriculture sector, and it looks like Argentina is ready to fill the gap. In effect Mexico's agriculture minister said on Thursday he will lead a business delegation to Argentina and Brazil to explore buying yellow corn, part of a drive to lessen Mexico's U.S. dependence given uncertainty over President Donald Trump's trade policies.