By Buenos Aires Times

Despite an unresolved deadlock with the United States on the biodiesel front, Argentina obtained some joy this week as it  regained access to the European Union after a successful challenge of Europe’s anti-dumping duties, upheld by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) last year.

On Thursday, EU member states voted to sharply downscale by the end of this month the tariffs slapped on Argentine biodiesel  in late 2013. They accepted a European Commission proposal to... (Read More)

By Los Andes

Sin prisa pero sin pausa los cultivos orgánicos siguen avanzando sobre la superficie productiva del país y Mendoza. 

Esta realidad quedó plasmada en un informe titulado “Situación de la Producción Orgánica en la Argentina durante 2016” realizado por el Servicio Nacional de Sanidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria (Senasa).

De acuerdo con esta entidad la superficie total en el país cosechada de productos orgánicos aumentó 11% respecto de 2015, y las exportaciones totales de productos orgánicos crecieron 8% en comparación con 2015. 

En líneas generales, en el concierto nacional, en Mendoza, de 10 mil hectáreas bajo seguimiento de certificadoras orgánicas, 80% está destinado a... (Read More)

By The Bubble

In preparation for Saturday’s “Industry Day,” President Mauricio Macri delivered a speech at the headquarters of the Argentine Industrial Union in Buenos Aires and reiterated his strong confidence in the recovery of Argentina’s business sector, encouraged entrepreneurial investments in the country and – of course – did not miss an opportunity to take a shot at Cristina Kirchner.

The President assured that his administration has created a “healthy and responsible macroeconomic framework,” and warned Argentines not to be... (Read More)

By Maritime Logistics Professional

Argentina's government published a decree on Thursday eliminating or reducing tariffs on imports of used equipment for oil and natural gas companies, a measure long sought by the industry, but it included requirements to buy some locally produced goods.

The new rules would go into effect on Friday and apply through June 2019, according to a resolution published in the Official Gazette.

Developing the Vaca Muerta shale fields, some of the world's largest, is a key goal of Argentine President Mauricio Macri's administration.

"In many cases, the goods in question cannot be provided by the... (Read More)

By Nasdaq

Growth expectations in Argentina for 2017 rose slightly to 2.8 percent from 2.7 percent a month earlier, while expectations for 2018 remained steady at 3 percent, a poll of 54 economists published by the central bank on Monday showed.

The economists maintained their expectation for inflation of 22 percent this year, above the central bank's target range of... (Read More)

By Ámbito

La actividad económica se expandió un 4% interanual en junio, el mayor nivel de crecimiento en 22 meses, con lo que acumuló un avance de un 1,6% en el primer semestre, informó este jueves el Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (Indec).

Ante mayo, el Estimador Mensual de la Actividad Económica (EMAE) registró además un incremento de un 0,3% en el sexto mes del año.

La suba del 4% interanual es la mayor desde el período agosto de 2015, y sumó de esta forma un trimestre completo con números positivos, tras los incrementos... (Read More)

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