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South American bloc eyes fast-track for EU trade deal

Jul 17 2019

SANTA FE, Argentina Leaders from countries in South America's Mercosur trade bloc met on Wednesday in Argentina, with plans as to how to push forward a recently struck free-trade deal with the European Union at the center of discussions.

Mercosur leaders meet in Argentina, EU deal in focus

Jul 17 2019

SANTA FE, Argentina South American leaders from the region's Mercosur trade bloc will meet on Wednesday in Argentina, with plans for how to fast track a recently struck free trade deal with the European Union likely to be at the centre of discussions.

Argentina ranchers kill the fatted cow amid cash crunch, turn to China

Jul 16 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's world-famous ranchers are culling their breeding cows at the highest rate in 30 years and tapping Chinese demand for meat in order to help pay their bills as access to credit has dried up for farmers in South American's No. 2 economy.

UPDATE 1-Argentina storms could delay wheat planting, expand area

Jun 19 2019

BUENOS AIRES, June 19 Heavy storms that have hit eastern Argentina over the past few days will cause delays in planting of next season's wheat crop, but they could also help farmers grow more of the grain thanks to replenished water reserves, weather experts said.

Argentina storms to delay wheat planting, should not affect overall season - weather experts

Jun 19 2019

BUENOS AIRES, June 19 Heavy storms that have hit eastern Argentina over the past few days will cause delays in planting of next season's wheat crop, though should not affect the size of the area expected to be planted with the cereal, climate experts told Reuters.

UPDATE 1-Argentina's Bioceres eyes 2020 approval of drought-resistant soybean seed in China

Jun 13 2019

BUENOS AIRES, June 13 Argentine biotechnology firm Bioceres SA hopes a soybean seed it is developing with drought-resistant proprieties receives approval within the next month in the United States and by the end of 2020 in China, its chief executive said on Thursday.

Argentina maritime union ends strike at Rosario grains hub

Jun 03 2019

BUENOS AIRES An Argentine maritime workers union has agreed to compulsory conciliation, ending a strike that had stopped shipments in three terminals of the main grains port, Rosario, the Union of United Maritime Workers (SOMU) said on Monday.

Strike halts shipments for three terminals in Argentina's Rosario grains hub

Jun 03 2019

BUENOS AIRES, June 3 A maritime workers strike in Argentina stopped shipments in three terminals of the main grains port, Rosario, the hub for 80 percent of the South American country's agriculture exports, the Chamber of Port and Maritime Activities (CAPyM) said on Monday.

UPDATE 1-Argentina's soy planters betting the farm on trade war outcome

May 30 2019

BUENOS AIRES, May 30 Faced with a plunge in prices for their crops sparked by the U.S.-China trade war, Argentine soy farmers have had little choice this year but to take the losses or hold onto their stocks in a bet on an eventual truce.

Argentina's soy planters betting the farm on the trade war outcome

May 30 2019

BUENOS AIRES Faced with a plunge in prices for their crops sparked by the U.S.-China trade war, Argentine soy farmers have had little choice this year but to take the losses or hold onto their stocks in a bet on an eventual truce.

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