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Gradualism has definitively come to an end. As part of emergency moves aimed at stabilising the peso and calming the markets, the Argentine Government has introduced dramatic measures that they hope will slash the mounting fiscal deficit. After first announcing …

The meeting halls of La Rural are a buzz, as Buenos Aires celebrates its annual agricultural show. Young farmers from Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, Chile and further afield are kissing cheeks, talking energetically and exchanging contact details. We’ve just finished …

This past weekend, the Agriculture Ministers of the G20 met to address issues facing the sector. According to a G20 press release, the meetings brought together representatives for 60 percent of the world’s farming land and almost 80 percent …

Ten years ago today, Argentina lived one of its most politically relevant moments of the century: Vice President Julio Cobos mumbled his now famous line: “Mi voto no es positivo” (“my vote is not positive”) and struck down …

Since the beginnings of his administration, US President Donald Trump has expressed chauvinistic rhetoric around American trade with China, emphasizing his intention to “get tough” on the country so often that it became a running joke to many.

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Economic activity, a proxy for Gross Domestic Product (GDP), grew by 1.4 percent in March compared a year ago, along with 0.1 percent reduction in comparison with February 2018.

The positive growth numbers means that the economy has grown for …

Agricultural losses due to this summer’s drought could shave 0.5% from the GDP and reduce the value of exports by US$3.3 billion, according to estimates released today by the Buenos Aires Grain Exchange.

The report studies the reduced production of …

A new agrochemical bill that would allow pesticides to be fumigated as close as 10 meters from homes in the province of Buenos Aires has been passed by the provincial Senate. Though the bill still pends a Lower House vote …

On May 17th, Argentina’s vital soybean industry was dealt yet another significant blow in a seemingly never-ending series of setbacks. Crops have suffered catastrophic damage due to flooding so far this year, and now US agrochemical giant Monsanto has decided …

Just to make sure no one confuses some green tea hipster leaves at their local bougie cold-press brewery with Argentina’s authentic Ilex paraguariensis, the Agriculture Ministry yesterday published Resolution 13/2016 to officially trademark the name “Yerba Mate Argentina” to