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Brussels continues pursuit of elusive Mercosur trade deal
Argentine President Mauricio Macri met with Internal Market Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska to discuss strengthening ties between the European Union and the Mercosur trading bloc.
Farming group warns Mercosur deal threatens EU beef industry
An event in the European Parliament has warned politicians of the negative impact a trade deal with Latin America could have on domestic EU beef producers.
U.S. & Argentina work to strengthen trade ties
Macri indicated his country could eventually sign a free trade agreement with the U.S., and Obama said the two nations could more immediately address trade issues through a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).
Is Argentina looking for reconciliation with ISDS?
In a quite short period the new government, led by the recently elected President Mauricio Macri, has turned around its foreign policy and alignments.
"Let’s make them poorer, and we’ll get rich"
Financial companies have figured out how to turn a controversial global legal system to their own very profitable advantage.
Mexico expects FTA with Argentina within two years
Mexico would like to reach a free trade agreement with Argentina to rapidly increase the bilateral trade worth $2.5 billion annually, Mexico’s Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said.
Argentina and Mexico pledge to reach “absolute integration and free trade”
Argentina and Mexico agree on the need to reach absolute integration and free trade, as part of the closer bilateral relations confirmed with the visit to Buenos Aires of Mexican head of state Enrique Peña Nieto.
Argentina says no to Free Trade Agreements
A chronicle of the public audience organized by the Assembly “Argentina better off without free trade agreements”.
Argentina welcomed as Pacific Alliance observer
Argentina is now an official observer to the Pacific Alliance, the South American bloc that includes Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru as full members.
Argentina agrees $217 million arbitration deal with energy companies
Argentina has agreed to pay $217 million to two energy companies in long-standing arbitration cases stemming from its 2001/02 economic crisis.
Obama’s economic omens in Argentina
Obama’s visit to our country has left behind a host of controversies. Set out below, are the omens he made on economic affairs.
We oppose the negotiations of the EU-Mercosur FTA going forward
We, ATTAC Argentina, members of the CADTM – AYNA network, express our opposition to the negotiations, recently relaunched by the Mauricio Macri government, to sign a Free Trade Treaty (FTA) between the countries of Mercosur and the European Union.
The Mexican FTA that Macri wants for Argentina
The tale of a disaster waiting to happen? Mauricio Macri promised to open up to imports. And there is no doubt that he will do this.
Dette : l’Argentine prête à verser 50 millions à BNP Paribas
Dans le sillage des accords avec les fonds « vautours », Buenos Aires accepte de verser 52 millions de dollars à BNP Paribas.
Argentina and the United States sign agreements on trade, security and anti-drug trafficking
In a historic moment, ministers from Argentina and The United States signed bilateral agreements this morning.
How can governments deal with #ISDS claims?
A research provides a set of pragmatic tools for governments on the receiving end of legal claims.
Mercosur delays free-trade offer to EU
The reason for the delay of the exchange of offers lies on the EU request for the Mercosur bloc to increase the total trade volume to be included in the final agreement.
Argentina and the TPP: Opening up to the World and Falling into an Abyss
At the dawn of the Bicentenary of Independence, Argentina has a president whose ideological and political inclination stresses the country’s need to “open itself up to the world”, a euphemism that refers to strengthening trade and financial dependence on the international economic centres of the North: the United States and the European Union.
ICSID orders Argentina to pay US$136 million plus interest for contractual breaches
The ICSID, the World Bank’s international arbitration tribunal, ordered Argentina to pay 136.1 million dollars plus interest to the companies, EDF International, Saur International and León Participaciones Argentinas for breach of contract.
Argentina agrees to pay Italian bond holders including “a reasonable interest”
Argentina announced that it reached a $900 million preliminary accord to settle its pending debt with 50,000 Italian holders of defaulted Argentine government bonds. The Italian bondholders had sought about $2.5 billion at the ICSID.