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Montevideo, October 19th 2017 - 09:15 UTC


  • Friday, May 4th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    S&P Raises Uruguay Outlook to Positive

    S&P has raised its outlook on Uruguay's B+ sovereign credit rating to positive from stable to reflect expectations of a sustained implementation of the economic policy agenda.

  • Thursday, May 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    South America set for dairy increase

    Holland cows most popular breed in Uruguay

    The FAO and other specialists of the Dairy Industry predict that, by year 2027, world demand for dairy products will have increased 20% while the price of milk will maintain the same and South American countries will become the key players of the world market for supply of dairy products.

  • Thursday, May 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    President of Uruguay praises Dubai's strategic vision

    Uruguay President, HE Tabaré Vázquez, with Mr. Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Vice Chairman of Dubai World and Group CEO, Ports and Free Zone World, during the president's visit to Jebel Ali p

    The President of the Republic of Uruguay, HE Tabaré Vázquez , currently on an official visit to the UAE, has invited Dubai World to explore emerging business opportunities in the South American country.

  • Thursday, April 26th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Uruguay/US trade and investment talks in Washington

    Minister Astori and Sec. to the Presidency Fernandez signs the TIFA between Uruguay and the USA

    Uruguay and United States resumed on Thursday trade and investment talks in Washington with the purpose of increasing bilateral exchanges. Uruguay is targeting an increase in its current 20.000 tons of beef quota, free of tariffs, and the opening of the US market for lamb and mutton.

  • Tuesday, April 24th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Uruguay has the highest fuel prices of the region

    Uruguay with no oil or gas reserves has the highest fuel prices in Latinamerica, 1.35 US dollars for a liter of premium gasoline, not distant from those countries with the top values such as Holland where premium at the pump costs 1.91 US dollars a liter.

  • Saturday, April 21st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Pulp mills dispute: Madrid offers possible way out to deadlock

    King Juan Carlos with the two delegations for the offical picture of the meetings

    Uruguay and Argentina with the facilitating efforts of the Spanish Crown seem to have found this week in Madrid a possible way out for the deadlock over the pulp mills controversy which has soured bilateral relations between the neighboring countries.

  • Wednesday, April 18th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Spain anticipates “no big news” in pulp mills dispute

    Spain's Foreign Affairs Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos cautioned Wednesday that “no big news” can be expected from the first direct dialogue round between Argentina and Uruguay in Madrid regarding the controversy over the construction of a pulp mill in shared waters.

  • Tuesday, April 17th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Pulp mills dispute: Uruguay/Argentina discussions in Madrid

    Uruguay asserted on Tuesday its “dialogue spirit” for the coming two days meeting in Spain where the controversial issue of the construction of pulp mills, and alleged pollution, in shared waterways will be discussed with Argentine representatives.

  • Wednesday, April 11th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Montevideo port intent in attracting Spanish fishing fleet

    Montevideo port

    Uruguay has plans to improve Montevideo port facilities with the purpose of attracting the Spanish fishing fleet operating in the South Atlantic.

  • Monday, April 9th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Uruguayan leader in Chile to promote exports to third countries

    Pte. Tabare Vazquez

    Uruguayan president Tabare Vazquez together with several ministers and a delegation of businessmen arrived Monday in Santiago for a two days visit to Chile with the purpose of exploring new market opportunities and export possibilities for Uruguay.