Argentine farmer organizations lashed back at Agriculture minister Carlos Casaquimela who questioned a three-day strike announced for next week to protest government policies, and which he described as 'unjustifiable'.
Argentine grain exports will total US$5.7 billion in the fourth quarter of the calendar year, the CIARA and CEC chambers promised on Wednesday, after seemingly successful negotiations with the government of President Cristina Fernandez that is eager to inject much-needed export dollars into the economy.
Argentine Rural Society (SRA) head Hugo Biolcati said that Argentine institutions are “deteriorating and that the Constitution” is no longer in use, as he inaugurated this weekend the 126th annual edition of the camp exhibition at the Palermo Rural pavilion in the City of Buenos Aires.
The head of the Argentine Rural Society (SRA) Hugo Biolcati blasted the national and provincial governments economic policies towards the agricultural sector during his opening remarks at the inauguration of the 126 annual edition of the entity’s exhibition held at La Rural pavilion in Palermo, Buenos Aires City.
The Argentine Government warned that it has no plans to change the farming sector's agenda, therefore will not meet with members of the Liaison Board amid a national strike that began on Wednesday to protest against the property tax hikes in the Buenos Aires province.
Argentine farmers’ organizations under the umbrella grouping Liaison Board announced on Tuesday a national strike cancelling all trade in grains, oilseeds and livestock to protest ‘national government policies’ against the land reform and tax hike in Buenos Aires province, among other issues.
Farmers Argentina's top agricultural province of Buenos Aires will halt sales of grains and livestock for nine days to protest against a tax hike passed by the local Congress on Thursday, threatening corn and soy shipments from a leading global exporter.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner made on Friday a deep incursion into the province of Buenos Aires farmland where she headed the inauguration of a railway line which will reactivate the train service connecting twenty towns in the area.
The head of the Argentine Rural Society, Hugo Biolcati carried out a harsh speech against the administration of President Cristina Fernandez saying it was time “to stop punishing farmlands and Argentina”.