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Argentina says nearing deal with meat packers to start re-opening beef exports

Jun 17 2021

BUENOS AIRES Argentina is close to clinching a deal with meat packers aimed at partially restarting exports next week after a one-month suspension aimed at slowing domestic food price inflation, Production Minister Matias Kulfas said on Thursday.

Argentine port unions say to go on 24-hour strike over vaccine access

Jun 17 2021

BUENOS AIRES A coalition of nine Argentine port worker unions will go on a nationwide 24-hour strike starting at midnight to press for vaccinations against the coronavirus, the labor groups said in a statement on Thursday.

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

Jun 16 2021

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 says deal on re-opening beef exports may be close; talks continue

Jun 15 2021

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) -Talks between Argentine policymakers and meat industry officials are on track to reach a deal on re-opening exports, officials said on Tuesday, days ahead of the expiration of the government's month-long suspension of international shipments.

Argentina says deal on re-opening beef exports may be close, talks continue

Jun 15 2021

BUENOS AIRES, June 15 Talks between Argentine policymakers and meat industry officials are on track to reach a deal on re-opening exports, officials said on Tuesday, days ahead of the expiration of the government's month-long suspension of international shipments.

UPDATE 1-Argentine grains exports hit by vaccine-related customs workers strike

Jun 08 2021

BUENOS AIRES, June 8 Argentine grains exports were bogged down on Tuesday by a seven-hour strike by customs officers pressing for access to COVID-19 vaccines, the latest in a series of work stoppages tied to the slowly unfolding inoculation program.

Argentine customs strike on Tuesday to hit grain exports -port manager

Jun 07 2021

BUENOS AIRES, June 7 Grain exports from Argentina were likely to be affected by a seven-hour strike by customs officers on Tuesday, as the officials press for priority access to coveted COVID-19 vaccinations, the port manager said on Monday.

Argentine beef producers say talks with government to intensify over export halt

Jun 03 2021

BUENOS AIRES, June 3 Argentine meat producers will intensify talks with the government aimed at lifting the one-month suspension of beef exports that was declared in mid-May, the country's Agroindustrial Council (CAA) said in a statement.

UPDATE 1-Argentine meat sales strike to end Wednesday, but could resume to include grains - farm groups

Jun 02 2021

BUENOS AIRES, June 2 Argentine cattle ranchers will end their meat sales ban at midnight on Wednesday, but the protest over the government's suspension of beef exports could resume to include a grains sales strike, the leader of a top farm group said.

Argentina suspends 12 beef export operations as conflict over ban deepens

May 31 2021

BUENOS AIRES, May 31 Argentina said on Monday it had temporarily shut down 12 beef exporters over "irregular" operations and had seized over 220 tonnes of meat as tensions over the government's meat export ban deepen.

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