President Mauricio Macri's administration announced the end of restrictions on imports into Argentina, with the current controls of 'sworn statements' or DJAI, replaced by a system of automatic and semi-automatic licences.
Ladies in distress, particularly in summer time when going swimming is a ritual in Argentina: in effect because of the imports restrictions and lack of sufficient dollars, tampons are in short supply. They had been scarce all along the year but the situation peaked now that summer holidays have taken off.
Argentina will appeal a World Trade Organization ruling against its use of import restrictions, according to a senior Argentine official. On Friday a WTO dispute panel found against Argentina in a 2012 case brought by the United States, the European Union and Japan relating to Buenos Aires licensing rules used to restrict imports.
Argentina's trade surplus rose to 1.64 billion dollars in August, more than double the surplus in the same month a year ago achieving the twelve months target four months ahead, President Cristina Fernandez announced on Thursday.
The Argentine ambassador to the United States, Jorge Argüello, warned that the world is infested with the “ghosts of a trade war” as he witnesses the protectionist measures applied by developed countries.
Argentina's industrial production in May slumped 5.1% from a year earlier due to a sharp slowdown in the automotive, non-metal minerals and base metals sectors, manufacturer chamber UIA said in its monthly report Tuesday.
The European Union filed a suit against Argentina's import restrictions with the World Trade Organization (WTO), European Union Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht announced on Friday.
India has decided to raise its concerns over Argentina's recent import restrictions bilaterally, instead of joining the US and European Union who have taken the country to the World Trade Organization, reports the Economic Times from India.
Freight truckers and customs’ brokers’ staff paralyzed the Buenos Aires port five terminals for a second day running to protest restrictions on import trade recently implemented, which has caused a collapse in port activities and thus jobs.
Colombia has sent a letter to the World Trade Organization protesting Argentina's import restrictions on its products, the government announced Wednesday.