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Foreign airlines in Argentina told to privilege local service-contractors and suppliers

Monday, January 23rd 2012 - 04:12 UTC
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Fifteen foreign airlines operating from Argentina will have to report to the powerful Home Trade Secretary Guillermo Moreno a proposal to reduce their US dollars overseas remittances particularly to suppliers and services contracted overseas. It is estimated that these airlines remit a billion US dollars annually. Read full article

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  • Viscount Falkland

    He is rated by President Cristina Fernandez “a bit coarse, primitive at times, but one of my most faithful and efficient secretaries”. ............Maybe it should read one of my most faithful and efficient dictators !

    Jan 23rd, 2012 - 09:29 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frank

    Qantas have stopped flying Sydney BA.... now operating Syd Santiago.... better conections to MPA and the interesting bits of SA......no bullshit from Casa Rosado..... and the 'planes were running empty anyway....who in a purple fit would want to visit dog shit central ......suck it on down Diego Moreno....

    Jan 23rd, 2012 - 09:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    Eventually countries will retaliate and Argentina will pay a heavy price. Short-term thinking again.

    Jan 23rd, 2012 - 09:40 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frank

    @1 maybe 'most faithful and efficient thugs...'

    Jan 23rd, 2012 - 12:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    They'll just cut back the flights, nobody vacations to countries that are falling apart.

    Jan 23rd, 2012 - 01:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Moreno's reference to women's panties in a high level business meeting is just beyond belief, even from an Argie.

    With wannabee gangsters like him in the Government trying to blackmail international businesses it can't be long now before the inevitable metldown of the economy.

    Jan 23rd, 2012 - 03:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    EOM Feb the unions are going to start striking...

    EOM March, They will know the size of the Soy crop if its like 2008/9 they're toast.

    Jan 23rd, 2012 - 04:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Artillero 601

    @2

    Franky, Can you get Qantas to fly Dallas - Buenos Aires? As a favor for me, :-)

    Jan 23rd, 2012 - 05:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • O gara

    Comment removed by the editor.

    Jan 24th, 2012 - 12:57 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    9 O gara

    Again, O gaga, you call me an asshole in Espanol. Why? All I said was the truth about your despotic Governmental Minister who everyone, including CFK, thinks is a gangster.

    Well, I know a few British gangsters and this pratt is a pusseycat compared to them.

    Jan 24th, 2012 - 04:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Artillero 601

    Pelotudo = Idiot

    Jan 24th, 2012 - 07:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frank

    @8... No problem.... they fly out of Dallas.... but you would have to go via Sydney and Santiago......

    Jan 24th, 2012 - 09:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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