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Exclusive: ADM replaces top trader amid global shakeup - memo


BUENOS AIRES/CHICAGO Archer Daniels Midland Co has replaced the leader of its global trading desk, the company confirmed to Reuters on Wednesday, as it sheds traders around the world amid a global grains glut that has squeezed profits.

Chile's ENAP says expects to seal Argentina gas export deal soon

PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay ENAP, Chile's state-run oil company, expects to seal an agreement during the Southern Hemisphere's winter months to export gas to neighboring Argentina, its chief executive said on Wednesday.

Deals, Apr 26 2017

Argentina to beat first-quarter deficit goal, has cut over 10,000 jobs: minister

WASHINGTON Argentina will beat its first-quarter fiscal goal, the treasury minister said on Saturday, adding that the government slashed more than 10,000 jobs over the last year and a half.

Apr 22 2017

Argentina eyes Brexit advantage in Falklands dispute

BRUSSELS Argentina believes Brexit might cost Britain the support of European allies for its control of the Falkland Islands and is watching developments closely, the Argentinian foreign minister said in Brussels.

World, Apr 20 2017

Viggo Mortensen joins actors criticizing Argentine president

BUENOS AIRES Oscar-nominated actor Viggo Mortensen called Argentina's president a "neoliberal braggart" on Wednesday in a video supporting leaders of the national film industry who fear funding cuts.

Film, Entertainment, Apr 19 2017

YPF among bidders for Shell's Argentina refinery: sources

BOSTON/BUENOS AIRES Argentina’s state-run oil company YPF SA is among the bidders for Royal Dutch Shell Plc's refinery and network of gasoline stations in Argentina, according to two people familiar with the process.

Deals, Apr 10 2017

Argentina tells Barrick to overhaul Veladero gold mine

BUENOS AIRES/TORONTO Argentina mining officials told Barrick Gold Corp it must overhaul environmental and operating processes at its Veladero mine, following last week's cyanide solution spill, while the country's environment ministry asked for a total suspension of operations, according to statements on Friday.

Environment, China, Apr 07 2017

Exclusive: ADM revamps Argentine grains trading in global shake-up - sources

BUENOS AIRES/LONDON Archer Daniels Midland Co is restructuring its operations in Argentina in a move that will include job losses as part of a wider shake-up at the U.S. agribusiness group, three sources familiar with the plans said this week.

Deals, Apr 06 2017

Tensions rise as general strike paralyzes Argentina

BUENOS AIRES Protesters in Argentina clashed with police during marches over government austerity measures on Thursday as labor unions challenged President Mauricio Macri in the first general strike since he took office 16 months ago.

World, Davos Apr 06 2017

China's Shandong Gold in $960 million deal for half of Barrick's Veladero mine

SHANGHAI China's Shandong Gold Mining Co Ltd will pay $960 million for a 50 percent stake in Barrick Gold Corp's Veladero gold mine in Argentina, the Canadian miner said in a press release on Thursday.

Deals, China, Apr 06 2017

South Korea says U.S. reaffirms it will pay THAAD costs; joint drills wrap up

SEOUL South Korea said the United States had reaffirmed it would shoulder the cost of deploying the THAAD anti-missile system, days after President Donald Trump said Seoul should pay for the $1-billion battery designed to defend against North Korea.