Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva (2003-2010), who remains the leading contender for next month's elections against the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, said Friday that if he returns to the Planalto Palace, he will seek to lower the price of food.
Brazil's industrial activity has been reported to have increased in August and has a bright future ahead, according to a survey from the National Industry Confederation (CNI).
Argentine farmers have sold 15.2% of the country’s 44 million-ton 2021/22 soy crop in seven days since the government implemented a more favorable exchange rate for cash crop exports, Rosario grains exchange reported.
Brazil's economy jumped 1.17% in July from June's figures, according to the Central Bank's Economic Activity Index (IBC-Br) released Thursday based on seasonally adjusted data.
The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva, met this week with Sergio Massa, Minister of Economy of Argentina, in Washington D.C. The meeting took place after a fruitful week of face-to-face technical meetings in the context of the second review of the program under the IMF’s Extended Arrangement with Argentina. After the meeting, Ms. Georgieva issued the following statement:
Uruguay's Plenario Intersindical de Trabajadores (PIT-CNT) general labor union has called for a 24-hour general strike Thursday to protest against wage cuts, high costs and social security reform.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Wednesday discussed the issue of fertilizers and food exports with Russian President Vladimir Putin, it was reported.
The United Kingdom consumer price index rose 9.9% annually in August, compared to 10,1% in July, according to estimates published on Wednesday by the Office for National Statistics, below a consensus forecast of 10.2%, but food prices continued to rise at its fastest pace since 2008.
Argentina's Superminister Sergio Massa and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristialina Georgieva Monday reached an agreement for a US$ 4 billion loan for the country's Central Bank (BCRA).
United Kingdom unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since 1974 in the three months to July, latest official figures show. The jobless rate fell to 3.6% over the period, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).