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Montevideo, July 18th 2018 - 12:54 UTC

Tag: Rural Association (ARU)

  • Thursday, September 7th 2017 - 07:37 UTC

    Expo-Prado agro-industrial show opens in Montevideo

    Minister Aguerre, Zerbino and Curuchet during the formal opening of the show at the Prado green (Pic A. Colmegna)

    Uruguay's main agricultural, industrial and commercial show, Expo/Prado 2017 opened in Montevideo on Wednesday. The annual event, which this year is international, (it rotates with Argentina's Palermo show) is an opportunity for city people to admire the best cattle, sheep, horses and hogs of the region, and for the farmers a chance to see how much technology has advanced in the last twelve months.

  • Saturday, May 28th 2016 - 07:46 UTC

    British Pavilion at Uruguay's main agriculture show, Expo Prado, next September

    Ambassador Lyster-Binns said the aim is to promote UK exports and provide UK companies in Uruguay a platform to sell and promote their products or services.

    At a breakfast at the residence of Ambassador Ben Lyster-Binns on May 25th, the British Embassy in Montevideo and the Rural Association of Uruguay (ARU) presented the proposal for the British Pavilion at Expo Prado 2016. Representatives of several companies that have ties with the UK, many of which already formed part of the pavilion in 2015 and 2014, attended the event.

  • Friday, December 26th 2014 - 00:59 UTC

    Uruguay's Economy Minister skeptical on ARU study

    Economy Minister Mario Bergara finds it hard to bring down inflation.

    Consumers could have saved as much as US$ 167 million had fuel been imported directly instead of oil being refined by ANCAP. Mario Bergara deems it to be “overblown”

  • Tuesday, August 19th 2014 - 08:57 UTC

    Cattle rustling an everyday issue in Uruguay, claim farmers

    Cattle is usually shot and slaughtered in the field, and later sold to local butchers or turned into sausages or minced meat

    Cattle rustling in Uruguay has become a daily issue and it's unfair that farmers should be forced to change of activity because “justice is lenient” when and if the perpetrators are caught, claimed the president of Uruguay's Rural Association, ARU, Ruben Echeverria.

  • Thursday, June 9th 2011 - 08:56 UTC

    Uruguayan government divided over implementation of a new tax on farmland

    President Mujica and Vice-president Astori will try and reconcile positions

    The Uruguayan government is trying to decide how to implement a controversial new tax on land holdings involving approximately 60 million dollars per annum and which has exposed deep differences in the ruling coalition, is rejected by farmers and feared by investors.