Cattle ranchers in Argentina, which recently edged out neighbor Brazil as the top exporter of beef to China, are hoping to build on that status by getting more local meatpacking plants approved by Beijing, industry officials and other sources told Reuters.
Argentina's contender to become the next chief of the U.N. nuclear watchdog "sounds like a perfect candidate", U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday, while stopping short of a formal U.S. endorsement.
In late August, amid a
sharp plunge in the Argentine peso, global suppliers to oil
giant YPF received an unwelcome surprise in their
inbox. A four-page notice that dollar contracts would be paid at
a set exchange rate, far weaker than the market rate.
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