Argentina is nearing an initial agreement with China that could pave for the way for potential investments by the Asian giant in local pork production for export, Argentina’s undersecretary of trade and investment promotion told Reuters.
The Mercosur agreement with the EU will be subject to Parliament approval while Argentina is not interested in the South Korea deal, says Argentine Foreign Minister.
The ongoing differences between Brazil and Argentina are expected to have important implications for the future course of action within MERCOSUR and its engagements with other trade and economic partners including India.
Action would come in the face of the neighboring country’s announcement that it will abandon negotiations on the organization’s agreements.
Singapore said that it is in contact with South American bloc Mercosur after a member state pulled out of talks on new free trade agreements (FTAs) that the group is negotiating beyond the region.
Argentina has decided to withdraw from ongoing trade negotiations with regional bloc Mercosur as it turns its focus on the growing economic crisis at home.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Cristina Fernández de Kirchner administration nationalised the airline in 2008, paying a symbolic one peso (30 US cents).
The Free Trade Agreement between Chile and Argentina entered into force on Wednesday, May 1.
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.
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.
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 waste and water group Suez SA has contacted "specialised funds" about possibly selling its debt claims to Argentina, the group announced.
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.
With the decline of Mercosur, Argentina is looking westward towards its Pacific allies, as it signs a landmark free trade agreement with Chile.
Interview with Javier Echaide, lawyer and member of Attac Argentina
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.