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Jorge Otaola

Exclusive: Argentine meat packers reach preliminary export deal with government, says source

3:25pm EDT

BUENOS AIRES Argentine meat packers have reached a preliminary deal with the government that will allow them to partially reopen beef exports after a month-long suspension aimed at cutting domestic food price inflation, an industry source said on Wednesday.

Argentina health workers reject wage offer, keep road blockades at Vaca Muerta shale deposit

Apr 26 2021

BUENOS AIRES Health workers blocking roads near Argentina's large Vaca Muerta shale oil and gas deposit on Monday rejected a government wage offer and vowed to continue a three-week protest that is threatening a national fuel shortage.

Argentina's central bank blocks bankrupt soy giant from exchange markets

Apr 26 2021

BUENOS AIRES, April 26 Argentina's Central Bank (BCRA) said on Monday it will suspend Argentine soy crusher Vicentin from operating in exchange markets and making payments abroad until it settles its debts.

Argentina economy minister to head to Europe to talk IMF, Paris Club debt - source

Mar 29 2021

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's Economy Minister Martin Guzman will travel to Europe in mid-April to discuss renegotiation of the country's debt to the IMF and the Paris Club with top finance officials, a finance ministry source told Reuters on Monday.

Argentina economy minister to head to Europe to talk IMF, Paris Club debt -source

Mar 29 2021

BUENOS AIRES, March 29 Argentina's Economy Minister Martin Guzman will travel to Europe in mid-April to discuss renegotiation of the country's debt to the IMF and the Paris Club with top finance officials, a finance ministry source told Reuters on Monday.

Argentina economic plunge eases in fourth quarter; recession marks third year

Mar 23 2021

BUENOS AIRES Argentina posted its smallest economic decline in a year in the fourth quarter of 2020 as the country slowly edged out from under the shadow of COVID-19, though it sealed another grim milestone: three straight years mired in recession.

Argentina economy probably shrank 4.4% in Q4 last year, analysts say

Mar 23 2021

BUENOS AIRES, March 23 Argentina's economy probably contracted 4.4% year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2020, a Reuters poll of analysts indicated, the smallest decline in a year, as the country looks to rebound from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Analysis: Argentina's basement bonds no bargain as IMF talks drag, drought dents soy

Mar 12 2021

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's bonds have slid to basement lows in recent weeks, but analysts and investors warn that they're still no bargain, given stalled talks with the IMF, fears about a pre-mid-term election spending binge and dry weather denting crops.

Analysis: Argentina bumper grains inflows brake FX slide, slow reforms

Mar 03 2021

BUENOS AIRES Argentina has seen a strong uptick in foreign currency inflows on the back of high global grains prices, reducing the risk of a sharp near-term devaluation of the peso currency and giving the government breathing room to slow pedal economic reforms.

Argentina set to receive first shipment of AstraZeneca vaccine from India Wednesday

Feb 16 2021

BUENOS AIRES Argentina is set to receive 580,000 doses of the Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine from India's Serum Institute on Wednesday, a government spokesperson said on Tuesday, bringing the country a step closer to launching a large-scale vaccination program.

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