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Montevideo, September 24th 2023 - 11:03 UTC


  • Friday, February 9th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Brazil and US to boost regional ethanol industry

    Brazil is the worlds lowest-cost producer of sugar and ethanol.

    Ahead of US President George Bush's visit, Brazil announced plans to invest almost 5 billion US dollars over the next 10 years into biotechnology research involving renewable energy, agriculture and rain forest pharmaceuticals.

  • Tuesday, February 6th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    ”Argentina top ten to live in'

    Puerto Madero - Buenos Aires

    Argentina for the first time made it to the top ten club that examines the best countries to live in, with France leading for the second year running and war-torn Iraq remaining at the bottom, also for the second year running, according to the latest ranking from International Living magazine.

  • Tuesday, January 23rd 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Lula da Silva unveils massive 2007/10 investment plan

    Brazil's president Lula da Silva unveiled on Monday an economic package with the purpose of boosting growth to 5% annually by 2008 through a combination of public and private spending.

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

    Pulp mills dispute: Botnia willing to sit and discuss

    Finland's Botnia is willing to sit and discuss with Argentina and Uruguay a negotiated solution to the controversy over the building of a pull mill in Uruguay which Argentina argues will be highly contaminating.

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

    Cellulose at highest value in eleven years

    The value of cellulose rose to 735 US dollars per ton this week, according to industry indicators, the highest price for cellulose since February 16th, 1996

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

    Successful launching of Argentine built satellite in India

    An Indian rocket carrying an Argentine satellite as well as three others was launched to space Wednesday placing all four successfully in orbit.

  • Wednesday, January 10th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    UNCTAD: global investment expected to slow in 2007

    Foreign direct investment (FDI) grew in 2006 for the third consecutive year to reach 1.2 trillion US dollars according to initial estimates released Tuesday by the United Nations, which also warned that economic growth is likely to slow this year because of high commodity prices and other factors.

  • Thursday, December 28th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    ENAP investment plan 2007/11 totals 4.5 billion

    Chile's government oil corporation ENAP announced this week investments totaling 4.5 billion US dollars in the coming four years, 2007/2011, emphasizing exploration and production and the construction of refineries.

  • Tuesday, December 26th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Chile's top scientists join international Antarctic study

    Three of Chile's leading environmental scientists are on board the Swedish ice-breaker Oden on a 14-day voyage to study the effects of climate change on the southernmost continent.

  • Wednesday, December 20th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina's recovery fuels car sales

    Vehicle sales in Argentina rose a healthy 17 percent to 453,000 units in January-November – the higher figure since the 455,000 sold in the entire 1998 — on the back of a steady economic recovery accompanied by a favourable international scenario, the new chairman of the ACARA concessionaires association Dante Alvarez said.