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  • Wednesday, January 17th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine agriculture sales to Mercosur grow 23% in 2006

    Argentina in the first eleven months of last year exported to its partners in the Mercosur trade bloc 7.9 million tonnes of products of animal and vegetal origin for 1.9 billion dollars, an increase of 23% in volume and of 26% in revenue regarding the 6.4 million tonnes and 1.5 billion dollars of the same period of 2005, the Senasa phytosanitary watchdog reported Tuesday in Buenos Aires.

  • Tuesday, January 16th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine foreign debt negotiating team invited to Ecuador

    Ecuadorian new authorities are in contact with the team that successfully negotiated the restructuring of Argentina's foreign debt with the purpose of undertaking a similar process and significantly reduce the “burden” of the country's financial commitments.

  • Sunday, January 14th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Psychiatric tests to decide Peron's wife extradition

    Mrs Peron was detained last Friday in Madrid

    Former Argentine president Maria Estela Martinez de Peron, 75, will undergo psychiatric tests to determine whether the absences and mental fragility exposed before a Spanish judge were real or “simulated” to avoid extradition.

  • Sunday, January 14th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Pulp mills dispute moves again to The Hague

    Pickets blocking access to Uruguay

    Argentina will formally present Monday before the International Court of The Hague the full background of its case against Uruguay for having unilaterally authorized the location of pulp mills along the river Uruguay which is regulated by a joint statute dating back to 1975.

  • Saturday, January 13th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Former Argentine president arrested in Madrid

    Mrs. Maria Estela Martinez de Perón

    Spanish police arrested Friday former Argentine president Maria Estela Martinez de Peron, 75, in her home in Madrid over the disappearance of a leftist activist in 1976.

  • Saturday, January 13th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Petrobras announces 2 billion dollars in Argentina over 5 years

    Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras's Argentine unit Petrobras Energía SA “plans to invest more than two billion dollars over the next five years in Argentina” and start this year exploring oil on Argentina's territorial sea, Petrobras Energía new Director General Carlos Fontes said.

  • Friday, January 12th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Tax on Argentine soy exports to subsidize food basket

    With the purpose of ensuring in 2007 an inflation of one digit, the Argentine government announced subsidies for items making up the basic food basket to be partially financed with additional taxing on soybean exports.

  • Friday, January 12th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina says “Oust Botnia” stamped bills fully valid

    Argentina's Central Bank said yesterday that bills that have been stamped the legend “Oust Botnia” amid a dispute between Argentina and Uruguay over a Uruguayan pulp mill – and that in hundreds of cases have been retained by cashiers as false — are fully valid and cannot be rejected by anyone or retained by banks.

  • Friday, January 12th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine Jan-Nov 2006 fish & seafood exports top those of whole 2005

    Argentina in the first 11 months of last year exported 550,000 tonnes of fresh and processed sea and river fish and seafood for 1.15 billion dollars, more than in the 12 months of 2005, when it sold abroad 445,000 tonnes for 799 million dollars, the SENASA phytosanitary watchdog said in a report yesterday.

  • Thursday, January 11th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine stock market seen slowing down this year after strong 2006 increase

    The Argentine stock market is expected to continue growing this year but not to match the 35 percent rise that placed it among the world's ten top performers last year, among other reasons,

    because that increase was mainly based on a 110-percent rise in steel company Tenaris, something that is unlikely to be duplicated, brokers told MercoPress