A Latin American will leads the WTO


By Embajada Abierta. The recent approval of the General Council of the World Trade Organization to appoint the Brazilian diplomat Roberto Azevedo as its next CEO, has confirmed the increasing role that emerging nations, particularly Latin America, in the new international economic geography as assets and real actors in world trade. His election represents a new opportunity to revitalize trading […]

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Buy National: The strategy of favoring local production


By Embajada Abierta. From the United States to Brazil, through Argentina, the strategy of favoring local production over the external to promote employment without raising tariff barriers, the so called “Buy National”, has been confirmed as a valid tool to support domestic economic activity, especially when the worst of a crisis is raging like the one that began in 2008 […]

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General Motors will invest 2.1 billion to produce a car in Argentina


President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner met with the Chairman of General Motors, Dan Akerson, who announced an investment of 2.133 billion to produce a car of global platform in the region, at its plant in General Alvear, Province of Santa Fe. An investment of 2.133 billion will generate exports for US 1.2 billion a year, with which the company will […]

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Dow AgroSciences invest in Argentina


Dow AgroSciences will invest five million dollars to build a biotechnology research center in Tucumán About Dow AgroSciences , based in Inidanapolis, a subsidiary of Dow Chemical, specializing in not only agricultural chemicals such as pesticides, but also seeds and biotechnology solutions. With resources estimated at U.S. $ 60 billion, Dow Chemical Company is the second largest chemical manufacturing in […]

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3M Commercial investment


3M Commercial investment by 55 billion pesos for the start up of a digital printing facility for the automotive industry and a new production line of cleaning products About 3M: Founded in 1902 in Minnesota, 3M is a multinational company engaged in researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing of technologies, products and services. Its products have lead in several markets: office […]

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US appliances company Oster expands its production in Argentina


The company, an important international manufacturer of small appliances, announced that will start producing in Argentina mixers and blenders this month and next year would began producing fans and heating fans. Oster used to structure its local business only based on imports, however, since last year began manufacturing in the city of Rosario three models of irons, through the local […]

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Procter & Gamble announced investments in Argentina for $ 557 million and an import substitution plan


Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner received to Protec & Gamble Executive President, Robert Mc Donald, the president of the company in Argentina, Fernando  Del Carril and Public Affairs Director, Alejandro Lorusso. Also attended the meeting Minister of Industry, Debora Giorgi. Announced Investments The project of Pampers diapers will received $ 264 million allocated on technological improvements to comply with global standards, […]

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