Former Vice President and current Argentina's Ambassador to Brazil Daniel Scioli said this week that once President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva takes office on Jan. 1 there will be very important advances in bilateral relations.
The Presidents of France, Colombia, and Argentina Friday discussed in Paris possible ways out of Venezuela's crisis which has sparked a large-scale migration of citizens of that oil-rich South American country.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Friday insisted his country could not compete with Argentina's prices due to the difference in currency exchange rates and pledges to advance new measures to help businesses in bordering areas heavily affected by residents doing their shopping on the other side.
Officials and exporters in Asunción continue to object to Argentina's announcement that shipments through the Paraná River Waterway will have to pay a toll, which would generate an extra cost of 7%.
Argentine opposition Congressman Luis Mario Pastori of the Radical Civic Union (UCR), a party forming the Together for Change (Juntos por el Cambio - JxC) coalition, Tuesday noted on social media that the Argentine national football team taking part in the upcoming World Cup finals in Qatar had not prioritized home-made products.
Brazilian meatpackers, large and small, have seen a drop in exports during October, which have been considerably slower than during the month of September. Shipments dropped some 43,000 tons, particularly to China, which has caused certain unrest, because the Asian giant has long become Brazil's (and Mercosur) main export market.
The first clash of the Brazilian president-elect with the European Union occurred, given Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's anticipated intention to introduce modifications to the Mercosur/EU trade agreement, discussed for two decades.
Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou Thursday underscored during an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) event in Punta del Este his country's advantages for investments to keep flowing in.
US President Joseph Biden and Brazil's President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva held a telephone conversation during which they concurred on several issues, it was reported.
Brazil will need alternative wheat sources because Argentina, its traditional supplier, is facing a serious crop insufficiency as a result of a serious drought that has curtailed production and compromised export volumes. Market analysts expect Brazil will thus have to look for supplies in potential providers such as the United States, Canada and even Russia.