World cereal production for 2016 should amount to 2 571 million tonnes, up marginally from FAO's October forecast and 1.5% above the 2015 output. The updated figure, released Monday in the Cereal and Supply Demand Brief, reflects a substantial upgrade of the outlook for world wheat production, which is now expected to rise to 746.7 million tonnes, a 4.3 million increase from FAO's October forecast.
Oil major Shell is planning to continue investing heavily in Brazil as part of a bid to double its global deep water production by the early 2020s. Shell plans to invest US$10 billion over the next five years, Wael Sawan, the company’s executive vice president for deep water, said in an interview this week.
Hugo Dolmestch, Chief Justice of the Chilean Supreme Court, must resign because he does not respect international humanitarian law, according to Alicia Lira, head of the Association of Relatives of Political Executees.
Despite what most Bolivians voted for on February 21, that is against the incumbent president being eligible to run for yet another re-election,
Argentine President Mauricio Macri spoke with US President-elect Donald Trump, who invited him to visit him in Washington next year. Argentina is a great country, and we will have the closest relationship between our countries in history, Trump reportedly said.
Ofelia Wilhelm, mother of former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, is under judicial investigation for alleged irregularities worth millions of pesos to a firm of which she was a partner.
Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said on Monday, that Donald Trump's election may increase the intrusiveness of domestic intelligence gathering and warned that the democratic checks and balances were losing ground to authoritarianism.
Losses increase from US $ 9 million by mid year to US $ 14 million in September due to contraction of domestic demand, the fall in international prices and the percentage of ethanol cut in gasolines.Carboclor, ANCAP's subsidiary in Argentina, shows no sign of recovery in its most recent balancesheet as production fell below normal levels caused by financial shortcomings which in turn led to a decrease in the inflow of raw materials to the refinery in Campana in the province of Buenos Aires. Shutting down the plant for 25 days is being considered as a partial solution.
Argentina is a great country and Argentina and the US will have the closest relation in history, according to the official version from the administration of president Mauricio Macri who on Monday was on the phone with president elect Donald Trump to congratulate him on his presidential victory.
Argentine ex president Cristina Fernandez has desisted from appealing her prosecution on charges of fraudulent administration in detriment of the Argentine state in the so called “dollar futures” case involving the Central bank sale of US currency and demands an immediate oral trial.