Argentina's rate risk dropped Friday below that of neighboring Brazil, a day after the successful floating of sovereign bonds totaling 500 million US dollars, at the lowest interest rate since August 2005.
Just a few years after its worst financial debacle in history, Argentina is going through a surprising banking bonanza and experts say it is highly to continue, at least in the short- to mid-term.
A significant drop in the South Atlantic common hake (Merluccius hubbsi) breeding biomass and other alarming signals were collected in the latest report from Argentina's National Institute for Fisheries Research and Development, INIDEP, particularly in an area north of parallel 41 S.
Argentina last year posted a 12.4 billion dollar trade surplus on record exports of 46.6 billion dollars and record imports of 34.2 billion dollars, helped by an average growth of about nine percent in each of the last four years after a crippling five-year recession.
The decision by the Court of The Hague to reject the cautions required by Uruguay does set the scene for both sides of the River Uruguay to return to talks, which never should have been broken.
In spite of the insistent protests and Thursday's colorful march in downtown Buenos Aires against the construction of a controversial Finnish pulp mill in Uruguay, the Embassy of Finland said that the Helsinki government does not interfere with private undertakings.
Argentina last year exported fresh vegetables and legumes for 264 million dollars, nearly half of which were accounted for by garlic and onion, with fellow Mercosur trade partner Brazil being the main destination.
Argentine pickets in the city of Gualeguaychu, the main bastion protesting the construction of a pulp mill on the Uruguayan side reacted with surprise, joy but also soberness to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling which turned down Uruguay's request to force Argentina to end blockades.
Argentina called on neighboring Uruguay to dialogue about the construction of pulp mills following the International Court of Justice, ICJ, ruling that turned down Uruguay's request for an end to road and bridge blockades by pickets protesting alleged contamination from the controversial plants.
Argentine soy bean mills processed 2.68 million tons of soybeans in November, up 28.9% from the same month a year earlier, reported the Agriculture Secretariat this week in Buenos Aires.