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Wednesday , 17 July 2019

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  • The EU-Mercosur deal is a chance to put consumers first

    The EU-Mercosur deal is a chance to put consumers first

    CAPX - The free trade agreement between the European Union and the South American trading bloc Mercosur (namely Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay) should be celebrated by co ...

  • Investors warm to brighter signs from Argentina

    Investors warm to brighter signs from Argentina

    FINANCIAL TIMES - Not long ago markets had a giant “sell” on Argentina. The currency was tumbling, inflation was spiralling and stocks were going nowhere, as concerns mounted over ...

  • Smile, you’re on camera, Argentina

    Smile, you’re on camera, Argentina

    South America ́s second largest country is in the international spotlight once more. Is collision imminent or is there light at the end of the tunnel? If you ́re a millennial, ther ...

  • EU and Mercosur reach agreement on trade

    EU and Mercosur reach agreement on trade

    European Comission - The European Union and Mercosur reached today a political agreement for an ambitious, balanced and comprehensive trade agreement. The new trade framework - par ...

Time for an Argentine economic policy rethink

Time for an Argentine economic policy rethink

To say that all is not going well with the Argentine economy would be a gross understatement. Argentine inflation keeps rising, the economy continues to sink, and the currency is ...

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Argentina e-commerce has sidestepped the economic crisis

Argentina e-commerce has sidestepped the economic crisis

VERDICT - Over the last year, Argentina’s economy has weathered endless economic and political storms, but e-commerce has defied all expectations. After a year of hardship, which ...

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Economists criticized Macri and said the country is worse off than in 2015

Economists criticized Macri and said the country is worse off than in 2015

You can read this article in Spanish here Diario de la Pampa - Economists criticized on Friday the speech of President Mauricio Macri before the Legislative Assembly and pointed o ...

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Three failures (MMT, statism, Keynesianism) and a (monetarist) success

Three failures (MMT, statism, Keynesianism) and a (monetarist) success

ECONLIB - The Great Inflation lasted from 1966 through 1981, or perhaps the early 1990s, if you wait until inflation had reached a roughly 2% trend. But I’ll focus on 1982 as the ...

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Policy Clash Makes Argentina Own Worst Enemy on Inflation

Policy Clash Makes Argentina Own Worst Enemy on Inflation

Bloomberg - Argentina’s two core policies to appease investors -- a tight monetary policy and a faster rollback of subsidies -- are at odds with each other when it comes to slowin ...

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Argentina, from rich country to poor country

Argentina, from rich country to poor country

In the first third of the 20th century, it was one of the ten wealthiest countries in the world, today it is 63 (IMF, 2017). Why? The answer is socialism. Argentina is one of the ...

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‘Economy and Ecology, two words coming from the same origin’

‘Economy and Ecology, two words coming from the same origin’

Spanish version here As human civilization progressed; we can see now that many environmental risks are being mitigated. The root cause of this change is due primarily to a cultur ...

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Asian millers turn to Argentina for wheat as drought hits Australian output

Asian millers turn to Argentina for wheat as drought hits Australian output

Reuters - Asian wheat millers are snapping up cargoes of the grain from Argentina to arrive in the first-half of the year, typically peak-export season for traditional supplier Au ...

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Argentina’s Crisis Is Great for Steak But Bad for Ranchers

Argentina’s Crisis Is Great for Steak But Bad for Ranchers

Bloomberg - Juan Eiras was born into a family of ranchers. If not for that, he says, the 55-year-old would have quit the business in 2018, the worst year for raising cattle on Arg ...

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Argentina Eyes $200 Million IDB Financing for Highway Projects

Argentina Eyes $200 Million IDB Financing for Highway Projects

Bloomberg - Argentina is in advanced talks to receive $200 million in financing from the Inter-American Development Bank’s investment arm as it pushes forward with an ambitious hi ...

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