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  • Rising global interest rates will diminish the attractiveness of bonds, but emerging market debt can still be a strong play, a Morgan Stanley executive told CNBC.

  • GENEVA, April 24- China has proposed tightening the rules on when countries can impose anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs, saying their use was rising and that such charges were often misused and distorted international trade. The United States told the WTO in 2014 that China had 30 undeclared fisheries support programmes, and it has repeatedly demanded...

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 21- Barrick Gold Corp and its new Chinese partner presented a $500 million plan on Friday to make safety and environmental improvements to the Veladero gold mine in Argentina after a third cyanide spill in 18 months, a company executive said. Argentina told Barrick earlier this month it had to overhaul environmental and operating processes...

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 21- Barrick Gold Corp and its new Chinese partner presented a $500 million plan on Friday to make safety and environmental improvements to the Veladero gold mine in Argentina after the third cyanide spill in 18 months, a company executive said. Argentina told Barrick earlier this month it had to overhaul environmental and operating...

  • BRUSSELS, April 20- Argentina hopes to have an agreement on a free trade deal between the European Union and the South American Mercosur bloc by the end of the year, its foreign minister said on Thursday. The European Union and Mercosur launched trade negotiations in 1999, but they have faced multiple setbacks, partly due to more than a decade of leftist rule in...

  • Those findings come as the semi-annual gathering of finance officials from the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the Group of 20 major economies kicks off in Washington, where the case against protectionist trade policies is expected to be a major theme. "For the first time in five years, all the major economies seem to be growing in sync," noted Ajay...

  • TIMBO VIEJO, Argentina— President Donald Trump appears to have soured on Argentine lemons— at least on his predecessor's decision to end a 16- year ban on imports of the fruit. In December, President Barack Obama's administration said it would lift the ban on Argentine lemons, which had been imposed following complaints by producers in California that they...

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 18- Mexico, seeking closer ties with the rest of Latin America, expects to finish negotiations on a trade deal with Argentina involving cars and agricultural products around the end of the year, Mexico's deputy minister for foreign trade said in an interview on Tuesday. Mexico has been trying to diversify its trade partners since Donald Trump...

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 18- Mexico expects to finish negotiations on a trade deal with Argentina involving cars and agricultural products around the end of the year, Mexico's deputy minister for foreign trade said in an interview on Tuesday. Mexico has been trying to diversify its trade partners since Donald Trump was elected president of the United States and is...

  • EUSTATIUS/ HOUSTON, April 18- Venezuela's state-run oil company, PDVSA, sent a tanker in October to the Caribbean with the expectation that its cargo of crude would fetch about $20 million- money the crisis-stricken nation desperately needs. Despite a longstanding alliance between Venezuela and Russia, Sovcomflot sued PDVSA in St. Maarten, a Dutch island on the...

  • EUSTATIUS/ HOUSTON, April 18- Venezuela's state-run oil company, PDVSA, sent a tanker in October to the Caribbean with the expectation that its cargo of crude would fetch about $20 million- money the crisis-stricken nation desperately needs. Despite a longstanding alliance between Venezuela and Russia, Sovcomflot sued PDVSA in St. Maarten, a Dutch island on the...

  • *Indonesia, Argentina have both rebuffed dumping accusations. WASHINGTON/ JAKARTA, April 14- The United States said on Thursday it would start an investigation into imports of biodiesel from Indonesia and Argentina for possible dumping and subsidisation. Vice President Mike Pence, comes after some U.S. biodiesel producers last month asked their government...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, April 13- Chicago soybeans rose for a second session on Thursday, extending a rebound from a one-year low as concern about rain damage to Argentine crops and potential planting delays in the United States shifted the focus from large global supplies. President Donald Trump said the currency was too strong, lent support to Chicago crop futures,...

  • CHICAGO, April 11- Iowa farmer Karl Fox is drowning in corn. From Iowa to China, years of bumper crops and low prices have overwhelmed storage capacity for basic foodstuffs. That's enough to cover demand from China for about a year.

  • CHICAGO, April 11- Iowa farmer Karl Fox is drowning in corn. From Iowa to China, years of bumper crops and low prices have overwhelmed storage capacity for basic foodstuffs. That's enough to cover demand from China for about a year.

  • BOSTON/ BUENOS AIRES, April 10- Argentinas state-run oil company YPF SA is among the bidders for Royal Dutch Shell Plc's refinery and network of gasoline stations in Argentina, according to two people familiar with the process. Other nationally owned oil companies are interested in the assets but YPF is seen as having an edge because of its strong position in...

  • BUENOS AIRES/ TORONTO, April 7- Argentina mining officials told Barrick Gold Corp it must overhaul environmental and operating processes at its Veladero mine, following last week's cyanide solution spill, while the country's environment ministry asked for a total suspension of operations, according to statements on Friday. "We have told the company to change...

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 7- A general strike in Argentina on Thursday that brought transportation to a standstill cost the flagship carrier Aerolineas Argentinas around 120 million pesos, the company's chief executive, Mario Dell' Acqua, said on Friday. "There was no reason 1/ 8 for the strike 3/ 8," Dell'Acqua told Reuters in an interview during the World Economic Forum...

  • BRASILIA, April 7- Brazil has agreed to allow imports of Colombian vehicles and car parts without a 30 percent industrial products tax as part of a bilateral auto pact under negotiation during Mercosur trade talks with Latin America's Pacific coast countries, a Brazilian government source said on Friday. The source at the trade meeting in Buenos Aires said...

  • BUENOS AIRES/ TORONTO, April 7- Argentina mining officials told Barrick Gold it must overhaul environmental and operating processes at its Veladero mine, following last week's cyanide solution spill, while the country's environment ministry asked for a total suspension of operations, according to statements on Friday. The meeting, including Barrick...