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Stories for January 6th 2007

  • Saturday, January 6th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Bolivia instruments gas agreement with Argentina

    Bolivia's government owned petroleum corporation YPFB will be announcing next week companies interested in supplying natural gas to Argentina following on the agreement recently signed and extending until 2026.

  • Saturday, January 6th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Ambitious project to recover Uruguay's flag carrier

    Uruguay's flag air carrier PLUNA

    The international investment group which is capitalizing Uruguay's flag air carrier PLUNA plans to balance the deficit ridden company by the end of this year with a five to six months “restructuring plan” to be implemented once the incorporation of the group is signed at the end of January.

  • Saturday, January 6th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Kirchner's obsession with one digit inflation and subsidies

    Argentina managed in 2006 to keep inflation below the two digits (9.8%) as promised earlier in the year, but the Buenos Aires press reveals the cost of such an achievement: the equivalent of 1.47 billion US dollars in Treasury handouts to keep the most sensitive items in the consumers and wholesales indexes in line with the target.

  • Saturday, January 6th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Chile's corruption case leaves Bachelet unscathed

    Recent corruption cases plaguing the ruling Concertación coalition have had little effect on the public popularity of Chile's President Michelle Bachelet, according to a poll carried out by the Centre for Public Studies (CEP).

  • Saturday, January 6th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina, Mexico in deal to boost trade by 350 million dollars

    A new accord between Argentina and Mexico has come in force as from January 1st whereby they increased to about 1,500 the number of bilateral trade products with a sliding scale that will lead to zero tariff in ten years time, Argentina's Foreign Affairs ministry said.

  • Saturday, January 6th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Brazil's industry expands 3.1% in 11 months

    Brazil's manufacturing production accumulated 3.1% growth in the first eleven months of 2006 compared to the same period in 2005, which happened to be exactly the same as 2005 over 2004, reported the Brazilian Geography and Statistics Institute, IBGE.

  • Saturday, January 6th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Controversy erupts over intended cuts in Royal Navy

    Controversy erupted in Britain following reports in the London press that the Royal Navy will experience a drastic cut to its surface fleet and promotion for RN officers is to be frozen for five years as a result of cost cutting measures.

  • Saturday, January 6th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine peso, 25% below “equilibrium exchange point”

    Five years after the melting of the Argentine economy and one of the country's major financial setbacks including a massive devaluation, Argentina has the least valued currency against the US dollar, according to a panel of economists from J P Morgan investment bank.