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Exclusive: Argentina plans to protect domestic oil industry with price-fixing

Oil rig. Blue sky

REUTERS, APRIL 23, 2020 BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina plans to issue a decree setting a higher local oil barrel price to protect the domestic industry from being further decimated by a collapse in global prices and slumping fuel demand due to the coronavirus pandemic, two industry sources told Reuters on Thursday. The locally-set oil price, known as the “criollo …

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Argentine grains port workers request exports be suspended due to pandemic

Cargo ships being loaded at grain terminals.

REUTERS, March 26, 2020 “A labor union representing Argentina’s grain port workers has urged the gov’t to suspend port operations for 15 days due to the coronavirus. Argentina is the No. 1 exporter of soy products and No. 3 in corn and soybeans.” BUENOS AIRES, March 26 (Reuters) – A labor union representing Argentine grains port workers on Thursday asked …

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New Trump tariffs stoke fears for steel and port jobs in Pennsylvania

President Trump said on Monday that he would impose tariffs on steel and aluminum from Brazil and Argentina, a move that could end up Pennsylvanian their jobs PortandTerminal.com, December 4, 2019 PITTSBURGH, PA – On Monday, President Trump announced on Twitter that his administration was restoring tariffs on steel imports from Brazil and Argentina effective immediately. Those new steel tariffs …

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Argentine Forces show restraint with threatening Chinese fishing vessel

PortandTerminal.com, March 4, 2019 Argentine forces have once again had to open fire to chase off a Chinese vessel caught fishing within Argentina’s exclusive economic zone. Warning shots only. On Sunday morning, the Argentine Naval Prefecture (PNA) vessel Mantilla spotted the Chinese fishing vessel Hua Xiang 801 at a position about one nautical mile inside of the EEZ boundary. She had her fishing …

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Watch: First FLNG vessel operating in the Americas is berthed

PortandTerminal.com, February 22, 2019 EXMAR’s Floating Liquefaction Unit (FLNG), renamed Tango FLNG, has berthed in Bahia Blanca, Argentina where it will stay and produce LNG for export for YPF over a ten-year period. After contract signing in November 2018, the unit was transported from China to Argentina onboard the heavy lift vessel “FORTE”. The departure of the first fully-loaded conventional …

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