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  • Mexico's Minister of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal looks on during a joint news conference with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on March 10, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Mexico sent a stark message to Trump on Thursday, showing it had other places to export to if he tore up the NAFTA trade deal.

  • BUENOS AIRES, May 11- Argentine Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne said on Thursday he was confident the economy would grow more than 3 percent this year. "I am very sure that the Argentine economy will grow more than 3 percent this year," Dujovne told an investors' conference in Buenos Aires. "We are in a recuperation phase, which is going to accelerate," he added.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump (second L) welcome Argentine President Mauricio Macri and first lady Juliana Awada (R) to the White House on April 27, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

    Things are slowly picking up for a country which, about a hundred years ago, was among the richest in the world.

  • Lemons getting harvested in Ventura County, California, a major citrus-growing region in the state.

    California citrus farmers on Tuesday criticized President Trump for lifting a 16-year import ban on fresh lemons from Argentina.

  • LA MATANZA, Argentina, April 26- Billboards in Buenos Aires province's working-class La Matanza district trumpet a soon-to-be completed bus lane alongside the face of the district's mayor, an ally of former populist President Cristina Fernandez. Although it was originally conceived when Fernandez was president, the 2 billion-peso "Metrobus" lane is being...

  • 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...

  • 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...