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Argentina industrial output crashes 33.5% in April on pandemic lockdown

04 Jun 2020

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's industrial output crashed 33.5% in April from the same month last year, the government's statistics agency said on Thursday, as the national lockdown to fight the coronavirus pandemic bludgeoned Latin America's No. 3 economy.

Argentina extends deadline of debt negotiations, may sweeten offer

02 Jun 2020

BUENOS AIRES/NEW YORK Argentina extended the deadline to negotiate with its creditors to June 12 and may sweeten its most recent restructuring offer, the country said on Monday, after a previous proposal was deemed insufficient by some investors.

Argentina, in default, faces bond volatility as restructuring deadline looms

01 Jun 2020

BUENOS AIRES, June 1 Argentine entered crunch time in debt restructuring talks on Monday, a day ahead of a deadline for bond restructuring talks that may be postponed as investors try to squeeze more money out of a country dealing with economic fallout from the coronavirus.

Parched Parana River likely to hit Argentine grain exports through September

29 May 2020

(This May 28 story corrects to remove reference to COFCO as the owner of the grounded ship in paragraphh 6)

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Parched Parana River likely to hit Argentine grain exports through September

29 May 2020

BUENOS AIRES, May 28 Shallow water in Argentina's Parana River will slow exports and hurt the country's soy crushing margins at least through September, officials said, as more cargo ships are needed to carry the same amount of commodities.

Parched Parana River likely to hit Argentine grain exports through September

28 May 2020

BUENOS AIRES, May 28 Shallow water in Argentina's Parana River will slow exports from the grains powerhouse and hurt the country's soy crushing margins at least through September, officials said, as more cargo ships are needed to carry the same amount of commodities.

UPDATE 3-Argentine bonds rise after default as Fitch, S&P cut ratings

26 May 2020

BUENOS AIRES, May 26 Argentine bonds rose strongly on Tuesday on optimism that a restructuring deal being brokered with creditors could be in reach, even as ratings agencies slapped the country with downgrades after it defaulted for the ninth time last week.

Exclusive: Argentine debt talks could reach a breakthrough in days - source

22 May 2020

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's talks with creditors over restructuring around $65 billion in foreign debt could reach a breakthrough "in a matter of days," a source close to the negotiations and familiar with the government's thinking told Reuters on Friday.

Exclusive: Argentine debt talks could reach a breakthrough in days - source

22 May 2020

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's talks with creditors over restructuring around $65 billion in foreign debt could reach a breakthrough "in a matter of days," a source close to the negotiations and familiar with the government's thinking told Reuters on Friday.

Argentina defaults on bond payments as debt talks heat up

22 May 2020

BUENOS AIRES Argentina missed payments on around $500 million (411 million pounds) in already delayed bond coupons on Friday, creditors and a ratings agency said, marking the country's ninth sovereign default amid ongoing restructuring talks with creditors.

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