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Argentina and other states adopt currency restrictions, raising potential investment treaty claims
Argentina introduced a number of new restrictions on foreign currency transactions, reversing its four-year-old policy that had eliminated such controls, which may give rise to investment treaty claims by foreign investors.
In Argentina’s wine country, vintners worry about recession - and trade deal
Argentine wineries are trying to figure out whether a trade deal with Europe will prove a boom or a bust to their vineyards, in face of highly-subsidized EU vineyards.
Indonesia eyes trade partnership with Latin America through Argentina
The Indonesian government is seeking better market access to the Latin American region through the establishment of a working group with Argentina, a member state of South American economic bloc Mercosur.
Mercosur’s Common External Tax in the agenda Bolsonaro will discuss with Macri in Buenos Aires
Brazil and Argentina have started discussing a reduction in the common external tariff (TEC) of the Mercosur trade block, sources in both governments revealed on Wednesday, as their market-friendly presidents look to boost economic growth.
Argentina to pay US$320m in damages over Aerolíneas nationalisation: court
The Cristina Fernández de Kirchner administration nationalised the airline in 2008, paying a symbolic one peso (30 US cents).
New trade agreement between Chile and Argentina enters into force
The Free Trade Agreement between Chile and Argentina entered into force on Wednesday, May 1.
French firm Suez settles one of two disputes with Argentina for €220 million
French water and waste management company receives compensation from the government, settling one of its legal disputes with country dating back to Néstor Kirchner’s presidency.
Argentina, China vow to strengthen ties, deepen cooperation
Chinese Vice Premier pointed out that China appreciates Argentina’s support for the Belt and Road Initiative and is willing to discuss cooperation projects with Argentina and expand cooperation in areas like infrastructure, agriculture, energy and mining.
US-Brazil wheat deal worries local, Argentine farmers
Farmers in Brazil and Argentina are concerned about Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s agreement to import 750,000 tonnes of wheat from the United States without the 10 percent tariff .
French firm Suez explores selling off debt claim against Argentina
French waste and water group Suez SA has contacted "specialised funds" about possibly selling its debt claims to Argentina, the group announced.
India, Argentina for expediting signing of BIT, DTAA to boost investments
India and Argentina agreed to expedite signing of the bilateral investment treaty (BIT) and the double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) between the countries to promote economic ties.
Argentina and Chile agree to free trade agreement
With the decline of Mercosur, Argentina is looking westward towards its Pacific allies, as it signs a landmark free trade agreement with Chile.
Today we work to build something else than free trade, says Javier Echaide of Attac Argentina
Interview with Javier Echaide, lawyer and member of Attac Argentina
Argentina to give new impetus to EAEU-Mercosur trade talks - Macri
The Argentine president held talks with Russia’s Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 summit to re-energize the stalling talks on trade between South America’s Mercosur and the Eurasian Economic Union of five former Soviet nations.
Singapore and Argentina to boost economic ties
Singapore and Argentina Prime Ministers welcomed the progress made on negotiations for a bilateral investment treaty and said they expect to conclude talks by the first half of next year.
Thousands protest in Argentina during G20 Summit
Members of 70 different groups joined forces to call attention to a range of concerns, from workers’ rights to climate change.
Anti-G20 protesters prepare to march on Buenos Aires
Thousands of anti-capitalist activists will take to the streets of Buenos Aires today as part of a week-long set of demonstrations against the G20 Leaders Summit.
Latin America’s protectionists want Trump-style trade deals
Brazil, Argentina see Mercosur nations doing individual pacts. Growing support across trade bloc for pro-trade reforms.
Argentina, China vow to strengthen cooperation
Argentina attaches importance to the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative and believes that strengthening Belt and Road cooperation between the two countries will invigorate the further development of bilateral relations.
UK foreign secretary seeks trade agreements in Chile, Latin America
Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson concluded a five-day charm offensive in Latin America by expressing interest in a trade agreement with Chile and other countries in Latin America’s so-called Pacific Alliance.