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Hugh Bronstein

As bumper harvest nears, Argentina's soy farmers stall deals waiting for trade war's end

20 Mar 2019

PERGAMINO, Argentina/CHICAGO Francisco Santillan, 55, a grains farmer from the heart of Argentina's soybean country, has two things on his mind: the rains and twists and turns in a bitter trade war between the United States and China that has hurt prices.

U.S.-Brazil wheat deal worries local, Argentine farmers

20 Mar 2019

BUENOS AIRES/SAO PAULO Farmers in Brazil and Argentina are concerned about Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's agreement to import 750,000 tonnes of wheat from the United States and other countries outside the Mercosur trade bloc without the 10 percent tariff that is usually required for such purchases.

Crushed: Argentina's soymeal plants battered by trade war and taxes

08 Mar 2019

ROSARIO, Argentina/CHICAGO In the grains hub of Rosario on the banks of Argentina's Parana River, the local soy crushing factories are feeling the chill of a trade war between the United States and China.

Crushed: Argentina's soymeal plants battered by trade war and taxes

08 Mar 2019

ROSARIO, Argentina/CHICAGO, March 8 In the grains hub of Rosario on the banks of Argentina's Parana River, the local soy crushing factories are feeling the chill of a trade war between the United States and China.

In flooded Argentine field, ducks swim where soy should sprout

14 Jan 2019

NORBERTO DE LA RIESTRA, Argentina Argentine farmer Mario Giustocio looks out at a series of ponds that have formed over a field that should be green with shin-high soy plants by now. It is sunny but the weather forecast says more rain may be on the way.

Heavy rains in Argentina could be good news for soy-hungry China

18 Dec 2018

BUENOS AIRES Rainstorms are sweeping Argentina's soy belt, building soil moisture needed to guarantee good yields when crops blossom in February and providing some cushion for China to buy should its trade war with the United States continue to limit U.S. supplies.

Argentina clinches China soyoil export deal, soymeal talks fizzle

05 Dec 2018

BUENOS AIRES, Dec 5 China will ramp up imports of Argentine soyoil after Argentina begins harvesting its next soy crop in March, a government official told Reuters, but talks toward reaching a deal to sell soymeal livestock feed to China have fizzled.

Buenos Aires locked down for G20 summit, protest tightly controlled

01 Dec 2018

BUENOS AIRES Thousands of demonstrators marched in Buenos Aires on Friday to protest the G20's economic policies as the world's leading industrialized nations opened their annual summit in the Argentine capital. | Video

Buenos Aires locked down for G20 summit, protest tightly controlled

01 Dec 2018

BUENOS AIRES Thousands of demonstrators marched in Buenos Aires on Friday to protest the G20's economic policies as the world's leading industrialized nations opened their annual summit in the Argentine capital. | Video

Buenos Aires locked down for G20 summit, protest tightly controlled

30 Nov 2018

BUENOS AIRES Thousands of demonstrators gathered in Buenos Aires on Friday to march against the G20's economic policies as the world's leading industrialized nations opened their annual summit in the Argentine capital.

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