The Government formalized the creation of the National SME Training Agency, a project for improving production processes in which the national Government will invest 2.3 billion pesos ($24.56 million) and enable the training of more than 170,000 workers from 40,000 companies this year.
The BGH Group announced yesterday an investment of 1 million dollars for computers in Buenos Aires. The Positivo BGH computers will go to the Juana Manso Plan, a program launched by the national government to strengthen connectivity and educational inclusion in public schools across the country and supply the domestic market.
Fintech Ualá, specialising in financial services management, announced a 5.7 billion pesos ($60.92 mn) investment plan that includes 750 workers in 2021 to double its workforce to 1,500 employees, to expand its operations in Argentina and the region.
Coparticipation transfers to the provinces grew by 36.5% annually in April, in real terms, according to a report by the Argentine Center for Political Economy (CEPA). They made the comparison against April 2020, the month with the worst economic figures since the arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic due to strict sanitary restrictions.
For the 2021/22 Fine Season, production expected to reach 23.6 million tons. Wheat would remain at 6.5 million hectares, and barley would expand its area to 1.15 million hectares, increasing 28% over the previous season. If these estimates realize, the Gross Domestic Product of both chains will reach $4.57 billion, and wheat and barley exports would rise to $3.79 billion.