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01 December 2020
View news from Argentina Argentina’s agriculture export industry workers go on strike
Two major unions representing Argentina’s agro-export industry have launched an indefinite strike, escalating a stand-off that has been simmering for months....
10 November 2020
View news from Argentina Argentina’s port workers launch sudden strike, affecting grain shipments
A union spokesman confirmed that its members who are grains pork workers were holding surprise strikes in protest of stalled talks over wages....
30 October 2020
View news from Argentina Argentine oilseed crushers and union to meet again as strike looms
Argentina’s oilseed crushers and exporting firms are scheduled to meet again with a key worker union in order to reach a deal over COVID-19 bonus payments and head off the threat of strike action in the world’s top supplier of processed soy....
29 October 2020
View news from Argentina Argentine oilseed union says that more strike action is likely after offer from crushers deemed “insufficient”
The main union for Argentina’s oilseed crushing workers is hinting at further strike action acter a proposed coronavirus bonus payment fell short of expectations....
14 October 2020
View news from Argentina Argentina’s oilseed workers go on strike at key ports
Argentina’s Federation of Oilseeds Workers began open-ended wage strikes on 13 October, with no sign of government intervention that would force members back to work during new contract negotiations....
07 October 2020
View news from Argentina Argentine farmers warn that tax cuts favour oilseed crushers and won’t prompt sales
A new export tax regime in Argentina leaves a higher levy on soybeans than processed soy oil and soy meal, prompting claims that the country is subsidising the oilseed crushing industry....
05 October 2020
View news from Argentina Argentina’s farm lobby slams “insufficient” grains tax cuts
Argentina’s main farm association says that government measures to temporarily cut export taxes on grains were inadequate and fail to address underlying issues facing farmers....
02 October 2020
View news from Argentina Argentina cuts soy export taxes to boost foreign reserves
Argentina has moved to temporarily cut soybean, soymeal and soy oil export taxes by three percent to 30 percent to bolster export revenue....
01 October 2020
View news from Argentina Argentina’s beef exports to China remain at pre-pandemic levels
Argentina is expected to export about 870,000 tonnes of beef to China in 2020, matching 2019’s export numbers....
14 August 2020
View news from Argentina Multiple meat plants in Argentina suspend exports to China over coronavirus fears
Seven Argentine meat processing plants are temporarily halting exports to China due to registered cases of COVID-19 among meat plant workers....
04 August 2020
View news from Argentina Major grains plant in Argentina restarts production after coronavirus shutdown
The COFCO grains plant in Argentina has come back online after 12 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed among workers....
22 July 2020
View news from Argentina Argentina braces for second locust swarm of the year
Argentina’s farmers are on alert for crop damage as a second swarm of locusts arrives from Paraguay....
17 July 2020
View news from Argentina Argentina suspends exports from eight meat plants to China after COVID-19 detected
Argentina’s food quality and safety body has suspended exports to China from eight meatpacking plants after cases of the novel coronavirus were detected among employees....
19 June 2020
View news from Argentina Argentine farmers raise concerns over linking sovereign bonds to food exports
Argentina’s farmers have objected to a government proposal that ties the interest rate of bonds issued in the country’s debt restructuring to its agricultural exports....
08 June 2020
View news from Argentina Argentina to step up kosher meat exports as delegation arrives from Israel
Argentina pledges to step up exports of kosher beef after 98 rabbis fly into the country from Israel after COVID-19 travel restrictions were lifted....
16 April 2020
View news from Argentina Argentina’s grain sector braces for its first coronavirus case
Argentina is waiting for the first COVID-19 case to be confirmed among the thousands of port labourers and grains handlers who work in the country’s key agricultural export sector....
14 April 2020
View news from Argentina Brazil and Argentina’s agricultural heartland suffer prolonged drought
Parts of South America’s farm belt are being hammered by a drought that threatens to curb harvest yields....
27 March 2020
View news from Argentina Argentina mulls port closures, signalling potential pressure on grain used in cattle feed
Argentine grains port workers have requested that exports be suspended during the pandemic....
04 February 2020
View news from Argentina Beef Consumption Drops to Lowest Level in Argentina
ARGENTINA - Argentines, who have long been among the world’s most voracious meat eaters, can no longer afford to binge on their own beef....
03 February 2020
View news from Argentina Argentina Seeks to Expand Beef Price Caps as Consumption Sinks
ARGENTINA - Argentina’s Production Ministry is looking to add more cuts of beef to a price-control system in a bid to make red meat more affordable amid rampant inflation, according to a ministerial official....
04 December 2018
View news from Argentina Argentine Plans E-market Platform for Ag Products in China
ARGENTINA - As the founder and CEO of Pampa Corporation, Juan Uriburu is planning to move Argentine agricultural products through an e-commerce platform much like Jack Ma’s Alibaba....
03 December 2018
View news from Argentina Argentina, China to Sign New Beef Deal After G20 Summit
ARGENTINA - About 55 per cent of Argentina's beef exports are now destined for China, according to the Institute for Promotion of Argentine Beef, or IPCVA....
15 October 2018
View news from Argentina Argentina Eyes Shanghai Import Expo for Great Opportunities
ARGENTINA - Argentina is preparing to make the most of the great opportunity offered by the first ever China International Import Expo (CIIE), said a top Argentine trade official....
30 July 2018
View news from Argentina US Says Farmers Could Get Cash Aid by Oct But Will Not be Made Whole
ARGENTINA - US farmers could receive cash payments from a planned $12 billion aid package as soon as late September, US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told Reuters on Saturday, warning that the program will not make tariff-hit farmers whole....
12 February 2018
View news from Argentina Arla Agrees to Acquisition of Shares in AFISA
ARGENTINA - Arla Foods Ingredients has agreed to acquire the shares in Arla Foods Ingredients S.A (AFISA) currently owned by SanCor to support the company’s ambition for market growth in South America....
24 July 2017
View news from Argentina Diplomat Seeks Bigger Import Share in Chinese Market for Mercosur
ARGENTINA - The Southern Common Market (Mercosur) should have a bigger share in China's food imports, said Diego Guelar, Argentina's ambassador to China, on Friday....
17 November 2016
View news from Argentina Argentina's Milk Powder Exports to Fall Significantly
ARGENTINA - Argentina is one the world’s major dairy exporting regions but its milk production has declined significantly during 2016, according to UK levy board AHDB Dairy....
14 July 2016
View news from Argentina Scientists Sequence Genome in Effort to Fight Leptospirosis
ARGENTINA - Argentine researchers have sequenced the genome of a pathogen that causes huge losses of meat and milk production in cattle for the first time....
 
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