Argentina's Federal Tax Bureau AFIP data shows 235,381 jobs were lost and around 23,000 companies had closed as the result of the contraction in the economy due to the health measures to control coronavirus, it was reported Friday.Add your comment!
Argentina's monthly inflation for April 2021 is expected to be around 3.8%, according to consulting firms surveyed by the Central Bank.Add your comment!
Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benítez Friday welcomed Spain's Foreign Minister Arancha González Laya at the presidential residence of Mburuvicha Roga in Asunción. The presence of Spain's top diplomat is linked, among other issues, to Mercosur's trade deal with the European Union.Add your comment!
Brazil's Foreign Minister Carlos França Thursday expressed his country's intentions to expand and diversify its economic and trade relations with China, which has grown to become its largest trading partner.Add your comment!
China's Ambassador in Montevideo Wang Gang Wednesday underlined his country's open attitude towards a trade agreement either bilateral or en bloc with Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay) when Uruguay or the bloc as a whole are ready.Add your comment!
Uruguay's labour market showed some recovery Thursday as unemployment in March fell to 9.7% from February's 11.1%, according to a report released by the National Institute of Statistics (INE).Add your comment!
The value of goods exported from the Falkland Islands recorded a compound annual growth rate of 8.1% between 2010 and 2019, according to the Falkland Islands Government’s State of the Economy report.1 comment
Uruguay has managed to keep inflation at 6.8%, which is within the government's target range for the first time in 36 months, it was announced Wednesday.Add your comment!
In a move to curb growing inflation, Brazil's Central Bank Wednesday decided to raise the basic interest rate by 0.75 percentage points, to 3.5% per year. It was the second time in a row that the monetary authorities responded to this type of measure.Add your comment!
The British government of Prime Minister Boris Johnson finally agreed to grant the representative of the European Union the diplomatic status held by all foreign ambassadors, which seemed natural after Brexit, but not for those who claimed the EU is not a nation-state.Add your comment!