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Oil extraction pump

Ecuador says goodbye to OPEC

The South American country announced its withdrawal from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

Avocado World Congress in Medellin.

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.

Avocado on a tree

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

Brine pools of a lithium mine in the Atacama salt flat in Chile

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

USA and China flags.

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

Showcase of a butcher shop.

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

 

Corral with pigs

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

Container being lifted by a crane in a port

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

Man looking at a port with containers.

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

US President Donald Trump enters room where and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands

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

Person holding soybeans after harvest

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

Bitcoin coin stack

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
 

Chinese yuan or renminbi (RMB) notes and coins in Beijing, China

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

Colombian worker in a banana export company.

Colombian company will export banana to China and hopes to add Eastern Europe

The Colombian company Uniban, dedicated to the commercialization of bananas, expects to enter several markets in Eastern Europe with its product

Person holding 100 us dollar banknotes

Rate cuts, China data caps dollar gains

"The recent comments from Chinese officials suggest they want to stabilise their currency, otherwise a sharp currency drop may fuel capital outflows," said Manuel Oliveri

Workers in the health sector demonstrate in front of riot police this Saturday in Managua (Nicaragua).

Political crisis in Nicaragua shakes revenues of large Mexican firms

In 2018, trade in the Central American nation fell 11.4%, according to official figures

Police watch the headquarters of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries.

OPEC may not be dead, but it is not what it was before

Not long ago, this group controlled, almost entirely, the oil market, but now it is dominated by other leaders

People walk past to Huawei retail store in Beijing

What should Huawei users take into account after Google's sanctions?

For Huawei users, the uncertainty will last until August, but they must be prepared for everything, even for a brand's own operating system

Landslides presented in different sections of the road to the plain in Colombia

Colombia: the price of closing one of its most important routes

Having one of its most importants roads closed, which connects the east of the country with the capital, causes a huge cost for Colombia

View of fish in the ocean

Ecotourism or fishing? For Peru, some fish are more valuable alive

Peruvian artisanal fishermen must take care of what remains in their fishing nets because some species contribute more to the community when they are alive

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