BUENOS AIRES Argentina's economy contracted 2.5 percent in 2018, the country's statistics agency said on Thursday, as the Latin American nation struggles to revive growth after being rattled by a currency crisis and steep inflation over the past year.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's energy secretariat said on Wednesday it authorized oil companies YPF and Total to make new gas exports to neighboring Chile.
PERGAMINO, Argentina/CHICAGO Francisco Santillan, 55, a grains farmer from the heart of Argentina's soybean country, has two things on his mind: the rains and twists and turns in a bitter trade war between the United States and China that has hurt prices.
BUENOS AIRES The International Monetary Fund has reached a staff-level agreement with Argentina over its third review of the country's economic progress under a financing deal agreed last year, the IMF said on Monday, which would unlock around $10.87 billion.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina has temporarily closed its airspace to flights using Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, following similar measures taken by other countries in the region after two fatal crashes involving the plane, the state-run news agency said on Saturday.
BUENOS AIRES The Argentine Football Association (AFA) announced the start of a professional league for women on Saturday and promised it would give women's football more attention, with the creation of a high performance center in Buenos Aires.
BUENOS AIRES A delegation from China will visit Argentina this month to discuss the construction of a nuclear power plant, signaling potential progress in a deal that could increase Beijing's deepening influence in the South American nation.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's central bank wants to license market makers to help stabilize its embattled peso currency when the Treasury starts newly announced dollar sales in April, two people with direct knowledge of the plans told Reuters on Friday.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's world-high interest rates are likely to stay elevated, while its currency could be bolstered by central bank moves to tighten monetary policy, Wall Street analysts said on Friday after the country unrolled measures to bring down inflation.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, is trying to win over rivals as she plots a political comeback to take on incumbent Mauricio Macri and his IMF-backed economic reforms in elections later this year. It's not proving easy.
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