Tuesday, 19 November 2019
Tuesday, 19 November 2019
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After trade deal, unhealthy foods flowed into Central America
The study analyzes the availability of non-nutritious food in the years after the Central America Free Trade Agreement was signed with the US.
US economy to expand, but at a slower pace
The U.S. economy will continue to expand for a 12th consecutive year in 2020, but by only about 2 percent and struggling to remain at that level by year's end
Cannabis export process in Colombia is ‘Locked’
Colombia has estimated that exports of products processed from cannabis can rise up to 6,000 million dollars annually.
World recession in the industry?
The world economy is showing some manifestations of problems that can lead to a global crisis.
These are the winners of the coin and banknote contest in Latin America
Latinum is the contest that has been held among the Latin American countries for several years in which the coins and bills of 20 nationalities participate .
The french fries war begins
Colombia has taken measures to defend the domestic product, thus affecting imports from countries in the European Union .
Ecuador says goodbye to OPEC
The South American country announced its withdrawal from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
This is what the World Avocado Congress left
The most important event of this growing industry ended in Medellin after 5 days full of knowledge, conferences and a lot of innovation.
This is how Alberto Fernández would handle the Argentine debt
The eyes of the creditors are set on the favorite candidate to win the elections of the Latin American country
World Avocado Congress: The opportunity for the Colombian market
Because of its optimal soils and temperatures and its growing industry, Colombia was chosen to host the World Avocado Congress 2019
Chile seeks to revive stalled lithium project
Chile leads a new effort to boost a local value-added lithium industry, which arouses interest in China, Japan and Europe
Argentine government would renegotiate debt under local law
The Government of Argentina sent to Congress a project that establishes procedures to renegotiate the country's bonds issued under local law with its creditors
Saudi Aramco is confident that oil production will return to normal
After attacks on Saudi oil facilities, Saudi Aramco is working 24/7
Peru would raise copper and gold production by 2022
The sector is vital in the economy because its sales represent 60 percent of total shipments.
Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences
The negotiations on Thursday and Friday are trying to lay the groundwork for high-level talks in early October
Meat producers in Argentina double their sales to China
The Asian nation is securing an additional source of meat, which has drastically benefited Argentine sales
Lagarde wins EU lawmakers' approval to lead ECB
Christine Legarde will become the first women to hold the position of European Central Bank's president
USA: "The oil market is resistant after attacks against Saudi plants"
An attack on Saudi facilities this weekend closed 5 percent of global oil production
China will exclude soy and pork from additional tariffs on US products
This has been the last sign of relief in the tensions between Washington and Beijing before a new round of negotiations
Key weeks are coming for trade war and Brexit
Fed is coming and looks are focused on the importance of the trade war and Brexit
Saudi Arabia: oil soars and stocks dip after attack
Oil prices hit four-month highs on Monday after attacks on crude facilities in Saudi Arabia fuelled worries over the impact of an oil shock on economic growth
Are China and the U.S minimizing trade war?
There will be a meeting between trade negotiators from the two countries to try and de-escalate their bruising tariff row
Saudi Arabia affirms that the OPEC+ alliance will remain long term
The new Minister of Energy of Saudi Arabia, Abdulaziz bin Salman, also asked OPEC members to meet the production objectives
US imposes tariffs on structural steel from China and Mexico
The United States said it imposed tariffs on Chinese and Mexican structural steel after preliminary determination that producers in both countries violated local anti-dumping laws
Argentina: Oil workers strike hits exports
Official sources indicated that the situation of the industry is critical and that the tax burden is not allowing to achieve the necessary profitability
Tens of thousands of Argentines march against Macri amid crisis
Protesters gathered in Buenos Aires to claim President Macri for better wages and food aid for the lower class
Argentina limits foreign exchange purchases and transfers abroad
The government announced on Sunday a series of strict financial controls to try to stop the persistent collapse of the peso
Economic uncertainty grows in Argentina due to crisis
Mauricio Macri announced that he would seek to extend the terms of the obligations to relieve pressure on local currency and central bank reserves
Despite losing lawsuit, Colombia will only return US $19 million
The mining company asked to recognize damages after the Colombian Comptroller General imposed a fine in 2016
USA vs China: Latin American currencies suffer with the trade war
The tariff dispute between the United States and China will have Latin American currencies trading under strong pressure
AMLO refuses to be worried about Mexican economy stagnation
"We are doing very well, very different from what the experts think," said Andrés Manuel López Obrador
As G7 leaders arrive, tourists are affected
The scene comes less than 24 hours before world leaders, arrive for a G7 summit in France's southwest to navigate their differences on global issues
China strikes back in trade dispute with U.S. with new tariffs
China unveiled retaliatory tariffs against about US$75 billion worth of U.S. goods, putting an additional 10% on top of existing rates
Shares fall slightly while investors seek clarity on Fed stance
Fears for the fragility of the global economy were evident in data known in Europe
Chile: SQM is affected by the collapse in lithium sales
The Chemical and Mining Society of Chile (SQM) is one of the world's largest producers of light metal used for electric car batteries
China set to deepen Argentine trade ties with bid for grains "superhighway"
Chinese state-owned construction giant CCCC is preparing a bid to dredge Argentina's Parana River
Peruvian economy recovers in June and minister says "the worst is over"
In June last year, growth was 2.09% year-on-year
OPEC sees bearish oil outlook for the rest of 2019, points to 2020 surplus
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries lowered its forecast of oil demand growth by 40,000 barrels per day (bpd) this year
Key rate cut in Mexico stimulates economic growth: AMLO
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said that the benchmark interest rate cut by the central bank stimulates economic growth
Cuban government imposes price controls as it seeks to keep lid on inflation
The measures included increased wages and pensions for more than 2 million state employees
Mauricio Macri shelves sales taxes as he seeks to cut left's lead
Macri announced an end to sales taxes on basic food products until the end of the year in a bid to salvage his re-election prospects and end an economic crisis
Stocks gain on stimulus hopes but still head for third losing week
Stocks took a beating this week after the U.S. yield curve
Trade tensions and a weaker yuan drive Chinese crypto demand
China maintains heavy capital controls, that means cryptocurrencies are, in theory, an attractive vehicle for moving assets out of China
Colombian Central Bank seeks to lower inflation, but without hurry
The bank manager said that inflation would end this year by 3.6% due to temporary shocks in the prices of food and regulated products
The fear of a "default" in Argentina increases after the collapse of the markets
The Credit Default Swap (CDS) prices for Argentina's five-year debt totaled 2,116 basis points
Global economy outlook darkens due to escalation in tariff warfare: Ifo Institute
According to a survey in 110 nations, measurements on expectations and economic conditions have been getting worse this trimester
Peru’s Central Bank does not rule out new interest rate cut in September
The bank is evaluating the possible impacts on the economy after the official proposal to advance the general elections one year before 2020
Lack of G7, IMF support seen dimming impact of U.S. move on China's yuan
An accord agreed by the Group of Seven of the world's most advanced economies in 2013 says that members should consult each other before taking major currency actions
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