BUENOS AIRES, Oct 20 Argentine soymeal exports
were subject to a 24-hour strike by the main oilseed workers
union, but local operations at Chinese export company COFCO were
spared thanks to a special COVID-19 bonus it paid to employees,
the union said on Tuesday.
BUENOS AIRES, Oct 14 Argentine authorities on
Wednesday ended a less-than-24-hour wage strike by the
Federation of Oilseeds Workers that had temporarily halted local
soy processing at plants owned by major shippers Cargill, Bunge
, Glencore and Dreyfus.
BUENOS AIRES, Oct 13 Argentina's Federation of
Oilseeds Workers started an open-ended wage strike at 2 p.m.
(1700 GMT) on Tuesday, the labor group said, with no sign yet of
government intervention that would force members back to work
while new contract talks are held.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's economy is set to contract by 11.8% in 2020, a slightly rosier outlook than a previous estimate of a 12.1% drop, according to a central bank survey of economists and analysts on Friday.
BUENOS AIRES, Oct 9 A group of international
banks have filed a criminal complaint against Argentine soy
crusher Vicentin, the company said on Friday, vowing to fight
what it called the "baseless" claims being made against it.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina has approved HB4 drought-resistant GMO wheat by biotechnology firm Bioceres SA , the company and the government said on Wednesday, making it the first country in the world to approve a strain of GMO wheat.
BUENOS AIRES, Oct 7 Argentina will approve the
commercialization of HB4 drought-resistant GMO wheat by
biotechnology firm Bioceres SA, according to a
government document seen by Reuters that is expected to be
published in the official gazette on Thursday.
(Reporting by Maximilian Heath; writing by Cassandra Garrison;
Editing by Rosalba O'Brien)
BUENOS AIRES Argentina has temporarily cut soybean export taxes by 3 percentage points to 30% to help stimulate trades, the government announced, as the country struggles with recession and dwindling foreign reserves.
BUENOS AIRES Argentines held a day of national mourning after the death of the country's beloved cartoonist "Quino," whose comic character Mafalda, an Argentine girl with shock black hair and strong political views, drew admirers around the world.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina is expected to export about 870,000 tonnes of beef to China this year, the main destination for the South American country's renowned red meat, matching last year's exports despite the global pandemic, a local meat chamber said on Wednesday.