Argentina's National Institute for Statistics and Census (INDEC) Friday announced the country's exports increased 9.1% since March 2020, while imports went up 16.4% for the same period of time, for a combined foreign trade worth of US $ 8,488 million, 12.1% above last year's figures.
More than 100,000 Sars-CoV-2 infections in a 24-hour period were reported Thursday in Brazil for the first time since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic which has already killed over 300,000 people nationwide.
A Panama-flagged cargo ship which ranks among the largest ever built, ran aground sideways late Tuesday in the Suez Canal, hindering all traffic in either direction.
The government of Chile Tuesday unveiled 15 brand new railway units made in China, with which the South American country intends to revamp its train service both for passengers and cargo.
Argentina's Economy Minister Martín Guzmán and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, Tuesday met in Washington to discuss the renegotiation alternatives to the 2018 u$s 57 billion loans brokered by the administration of then-President Mauricio Macri.
REUTERS – The world's seven largest advanced economies have agreed to support the first expansion of the International Monetary Fund's reserves since 2009, a step meant to help developing countries cope with the coronavirus pandemic, Britain announced on Friday.
Brazil’s largest state bank CEO quit on Thursday after crashing earlier this year with President Jair Bolsonaro over an austerity drive. Andre Brandao resigned as chief executive officer of Banco do Brasil SA, the nation’s second-biggest bank by assets, the company said in a regulatory filing.
Argentina's Economy Minister Martin Guzmán traveled to New York on Wednesday night to meet investors before heading to Washington for talks with the International Monetary Fund, a government source said.
YPF, the biggest oil producer in Argentina, said on March 16 that it hiked diesel and gasoline pump prices by 7%, helping to finance a US$2.7 billion investment plan to boost crude output.
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday sharply ramped up its expectations for economic growth but indicated that there are no interest rate hikes likely through 2023 despite an improving outlook and a turn this year to higher inflation.