Government tightens controls on exports of meat, grains and dairy products

Through Resolution 60/2021 published in the Official Gazette, the Ministry of Agriculture has added new requirements to the Regulation for Registration in the Registro Único de Operadores de la Cadena Agroindustrial (RUCA) in order to legally carry out trade. The measure covers exports of meat, grains and dairy products and is part of the government's efforts to tame inflation, which last month reached a peak of 4.8% for the year.

Second Covax delivery of 864,000 AstraZeneca doses arrives

Argentina took delivery of a new shipment of Covid-19 vaccines welcoming 864,000 doses from the AstraZeneca laboratory as part of the World Health Organisation's COVAX scheme. The doses, which arrived on a flight from the Netherlands, come from the nine million vaccines acquired by Argentina through the Covax scheme. This is the second shipment, following on from some 218,000 doses received in March.

Argentina reinstates beef exports registry

Argentina's government created a registry of beef exporters among other measures to curb under-invoicing, which authorities fear has been going on for a while now. The announcement was made by the Office of the Cabinet Chief (Santiago Cafiero). The goal is to improve the monitoring of beef exports and the supply to the domestic market, the government said in a statement.

One hundred ninety-three Argentine cities get ready to fight against climate change

One hundred ninety-three cities in our country established zero-carbon goals for the year 2050 out of a total of 800 worldwide. The data is from the new Renewables in Cities Global Status Report prepared by the influential international political network REN21. According to the technical report, they represent almost 25% of the cities that have set zero carbon goals globally.