Uruguay's Economy Minister Azucena Arbeleche Monday said the Government foresees a 4.8% growth in 2022 and the creation of 40,000 jobs, which would make the lowering taxes feasible.
By Graham Bound for MercoPress (London) – Only on the most serene of news-days might a visit to the United Kingdom by the President of Uruguay make headlines in the country’s newspapers and broadcast bulletins. For a little while it actually looked as if there might be just such a benign news environment. But as President Luis Lacalle Pou took his seat at Canning House, the Latin America and Iberia think tank, on Monday evening to deliver a lecture titled “Uruguay, a Reliable Gateway to South America – Opportunities in Green Finance”, he must have known that he had been totally eclipsed by his host, the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Uruguay's Minister of Economy and Finance Azucena Arbeleche has been singled out by the World Government Summit Organization (WGSO) for her excellence in her performance in the public sector and leadership at the international level, due to which she was recognized as the best minister of state in the world.
Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou Tuesday heralded there would be news regarding the price of meat and some other “fundamental inputs.” He also announced the measures will be announced at different times, and they also will be “internal, except for some imports of meat cuts.”
Uruguay's Environment Minister Adrián Peña Monday forecast that by 2035 ANCAP's La Teja refinery will be closed and vehicles will be 100% zero emissions, as the country advances towards its carbon-neutral goals for 2050
United States Deputy Secretary of State, Wendy Sherman who arrived in Uruguay on Sunday and leaves met on Monday with Foreign and Economy ministers, in Montevideo, as part of a South American visit that also includes Peru.
Uruguay's Economy Minister Azucena Arbeleche has told the Energy Forum for the World Beyond Carbon, which was an event within Glasgow's COP26, that her country was one of the most prominent in terms of renewable energy.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will hold its 2022 annual meeting of governors between March 17 and 20, 2022 at the most exclusive Uruguayan beach resort of Punta del Este, it was announced this week in Washington DC.
The Uruguayan Central bank in its second-quarter Monetary Policy report forecasted a 3,5% expansion for the country's economy, the same as the estimate of the Finance ministry, but anticipated higher inflation because of an increase in public rates and commodities.
The Government of Uruguay Monday announced a 12% increase in the price of fuels due to the increase in the international value of oil, a product that Uruguay imports 100%.