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China c.bank extends currency swap agreement with Argentina

HONG KONG, July 18 (Reuters) - China's central bank said on Tuesday it has extended a bilateral swap agreement with Argentina with both countries signing a 70 billion yuan ($10.37 billion) swap deal for another three years.

The People's Bank of China announced the extension in a statement on its website (www.pbc.gov.cn). ($1 = 6.7478 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Meg Shen; Editing by Robert Birsel)