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Stories for 2007

  • Tuesday, January 9th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Shipping lines increase capacity 14 percent

    Moeller-Maersk and 407 other shipping lines increased their capacity to move containers 14 percent in 2006, the fastest pace in six years, as trade expanded, data from Containerisation International showed.

  • Monday, January 8th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Chilean fisheries 2006 exports could reach 3 billion dollars

    Chile's fisheries exports totaled 2.945 billion US dollars during the first ten months of 2006, up 19.6% over the same period a year ago, according to the Fisheries Under Secretariat, SUBPESCA. But figures also show that the total volume was 1.157 million tons compared to 1.36 million tons in 2005, which means 18% less.

  • Monday, January 8th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Mercosur members growingly less intra trade dependent

    Evolution of trade among Mercosur members in the last few years shows unexpected surpluses for Brazil and a lesser dependency on the group's intra trade than in the nineties, according to recent data from ALADI, Latinamerican Integration Association.

  • Monday, January 8th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Outbreak of brucellosis in southern Chile

    An outbreak of bovine brucellosis has been confirmed in the Chilean province of Osorno, according to the Minister of Agriculture Alvaro Rojas.

  • Monday, January 8th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Pulp mills dispute: plans to ban sale of logs to Uruguay

    The Uruguay Argentina pulp mills controversy took another turn this week when the Argentine province of Entre Rios said it would ban all wood sales to Uruguayan pulp mills and picketers announced a complete land blockade of Uruguay sometime in mid January.

  • Monday, January 8th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Lavagna with “slim” chances of beating incumbent candidate

    Mr. Roberto Lavagna

    Former Argentine Minister of Economy Roberto Lavagna could become “the main opposition candidate” but his chances of winning October's presidential elections are “slim” said a reputed Argentine political analyst and public opinion polls expert

  • Sunday, January 7th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    OAS Insulza and Venezuela on collision course

    OAS Secretary  General Jose M. Insulza

    Venezuela called on the Secretary General of the Organization of American States, OAS, Jose Miguel Insulza to retract from “censorship” statements regarding the controversy over a television station license in Caracas.

  • 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.