BUENOS AIRES Argentine President Alberto Fernandez pulled the plug on a planned government takeover of cash-strapped soymeal giant Vicentin, according to a tweet sent by the Peronist leader on Friday, after a local judge partially blocked the move.
BUENOS AIRES/BEIJING Argentina is nearing an initial agreement with China that could pave for the way for potential investments by the Asian giant in local pork production for export, Argentina's undersecretary of trade and investment promotion told Reuters.
BUENOS AIRES Grains operations of Chinese food giant COFCO and U.S. agribusiness firm Bunge Argentina have been hit by the detection of cases of COVID-19 among workers, underscoring a challenge for the South American country as infection numbers rise.
BUENOS AIRES Grains powerhouse Argentina is getting hit by a second swarm of locusts arriving from neighboring Paraguay, Argentina's Senasa agricultural health inspection agency said on Tuesday, putting farmers on notice about possible crop damage.
BUENOS AIRES Argentine meat processing plants that have temporarily stopped exporting to China will not have to suspend for more than 10 days and the situation poses no long-term threat to the sector, the head of the local meat industry chamber said on Thursday.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina has suspended exports to China from eight meatpacking plants after cases of the novel coronavirus were found among their employees, Argentina's food quality and safety body, Senasa, said on Wednesday.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina has confirmed cases of COVID-19 at six meat processing plants and temporarily halted their exports to China, Carlos Alberto Paz, the head of official food safety body Senasa, said on Wednesday.
BUENOS AIRES A mild La Nina weather event is likely to hit Argentina in the final stretch of its wheat growing season, meteorologists said, extending a dry spell that has affected planting.
BUENOS AIRES, July 8 The Buenos Aires grains
exchange said on Wednesday it could further cut its forecast for
Argentina's 2020/21 wheat planting area, currently at 6.5
million hectares, due the dry weather that has affected
producing regions in recent weeks.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's economy is expected to contract by 12% in 2020, a monthly central bank poll of analysts showed on Friday, worse than the previous estimate of a 9.4% decline, as output is ravaged by measures to tame the coronavirus outbreak.