The United States Ambassador to Buenos Aires was full of praise for Economy Minister Martín Guzmán's handling of the recent deal between Argentina and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), saying the work he did was impressive.
Argentina's Ambassador to Brazil Daniel Scioli has embarked on a trade mission seeking to expand the number of products to be exported to that country. For that purpose, over 600 business meetings are to take place, according to Buenos Aires' daily Ámbito.
Financial and stock exchange media in London reported that the Falkland Islands and Britain-focused specialist services provider FIH, said in an update on Tuesday that trading activity was “heading back” to pre-pandemic levels, with its first-half progress continuing in the historically-stronger second half of the year.
The weekly survey of market expectations, REM, from the Central Bank anticipates a worsening of the inflation situation in Argentina, which once the April index is officially made public this week could represent 65% for the twelve months of 2022.
Venezuela's Central Bank Friday reported April's inflation had reached 4.4% in April, according to the National Statistics Institute (INE). The new figures were significantly higher than the National Consumer Price Index (INPC) recorded in March but still notoriously better than 24.% from April 2021.
One of the largest beef companies in the world with operations in several continents presented its financial results for the first quarter of 2022. Brazil's Marfrig net revenue was 22.3 billion reais, up 29.6% year-on-year. Adjusted Ebitda reached 2.7 billion reais in 1Q22, up 60.9%, and the adjusted Ebitda margin was 12.3%.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and his Guyana counterpart Mohamed Irfaan Ali signed a series of cooperation agreements on mutual legal assistance in civil and criminal matters in Georgetown.
The European Union is set to give some member states heavily dependent on Russian oil – such as Hungary and Slovakia – time until the end of 2024 to comply with the proposed embargo on oil imports from Russia, as the bloc is looking to keep a united front against Putin and his invasion of Ukraine, reported Bloomberg on Friday.
World food commodity prices decreased in April after a large jump the previous month, led by modest declines in the prices of vegetable oils and cereals, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported.
The main challenge of Argentine foreign policy is to reinstall the necessary tools to recover the trade dynamics that enable the country to recover from the pandemic's economic downfall, plus making it attractive to foreign investors, said Foreign minister Santiago Cafiero summoned by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.