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Crime and punishment: Argentina security in spotlight as election nears

14 Feb 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's government, with one eye on elections later in the year, is getting tough on crime, and one figure is taking centre stage: the country's security tsar.

Argentina central bank has dollar firepower to battle election uncertainty -sources

01 Feb 2019

BUENOS AIRES, Feb 1 Argentina's central bank has sufficient dollar firepower to deal with a spike in demand for the greenback if uncertainty over the country's upcoming presidential election prompts another run on the peso, two sources at the bank said on Friday.

REFILE-UPDATE 3-Argentina says 2018 primary deficit outperformed IMF target

18 Jan 2019

BUENOS AIRES, Jan 18 Argentina outperformed its primary fiscal deficit target for 2018, Economy Minister Nicolas Dujovne said on Friday, assuring that the country's standby finance deal with the International Monetary Fund remains on track.

In Argentina crisis, firms do everything to cut costs - except fire workers

17 Jan 2019

BUENOS AIRES Like many Argentine businessmen, Marco Meloni is doing everything he can to avoid laying off staff at his textile factory despite a slump in sales, more than 70 percent interest rates and soaring utility bills. | Video

Argentina plans 35 pct electricity price hike next year -sources

27 Dec 2018

BUENOS AIRES, Dec 27 Argentina plans to raise electricity prices by an average 35 percent nationwide next year, government sources directly familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Argentina announces $2.3 billion joint shale oil project with Malaysia's Petronas

04 Dec 2018

Argentina's state-controlled energy company YPF and Malaysia's Petronas [PETR.UL] are forming a joint venture to invest $2.3 billion over the next four years in the country's Vaca Muerta shale oil fields, the president's office announced on Tuesday.

Argentina announces $2.3 bln joint shale oil project with Malaysia's Petronas

04 Dec 2018

Dec 4 Argentina's state-controlled energy company YPF and Malaysia's Petronas are forming a joint venture to invest $2.3 billion over the next four years in the country's Vaca Muerta shale oil fields, the president's office announced on Tuesday.

World leaders set to convene Argentina summit clouded by disputes

30 Nov 2018

BUENOS AIRES, Nov 30 A summit of the world’s top economies will open on Friday with leaders struggling over fallout from a U.S.-China trade war that has roiled global markets and bracing for the kind of divisive geopolitical drama that President Donald Trump often brings to the international stage.

Argentina, China sign billion-dollar cargo railway renovation deal

29 Nov 2018

BUENOS AIRES Argentina on Thursday said it had signed a $1 billion contract with a Chinese state builder for improvements to a rail line that transports raw materials, including the South American country's main cash crop of soybeans.

Argentina, China sign billion-dollar cargo railway renovation deal

29 Nov 2018

BUENOS AIRES, Nov 29 Argentina on Thursday said it had signed a $1 billion contract with a Chinese state builder for improvements to a rail line that transports raw materials, including the South American country's main cash crop of soybeans.

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