Buenos Aires Forum Courts Chinese Investment in Argentina

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, competitiveness, foreign investment

Bilateral relations between Argentina and China are strong and getting stronger thanks to this week’s Forum to Promote Chinese Investment in Argentina held at the Palacio San Martin in Buenos Aires. The event brought together representatives from 18 of China’s largest companies together with dozens of Argentine businessmen looking to cultivate strategic relations with their Asian counterparts. The Chinese executives …

ArgenChina: Soybean Rift Highlights Degree of Trade Dependence

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness

The Argentina-China bilateral trade relationship is experiencing some mild turbulence thanks to a recent rift over soybean oil exports. The pairing of the world’s largest soybean oil exporter (Argentina) with the world’s largest consumer (China) was a match made in import/export heaven. But like all good relationships, jealousy often surfaces when one partner seems to be gaining the upper hand …