On July 24-26, the U.S.-Argentina Business Council (USABC) led a delegation to Buenos Aires to meet with the Macri Administration, congressional leaders and relevant stakeholders to articulate the USABC’s priorities for the economic relationship and provide recommendations for an appropriate environment for growth and investment.
The delegation heard from senior commercial officers at the U.S. embassy on the U.S.-Argentine economic relationship and learned about upcoming developments between the two nations. Member companies also met with Rep. Cornelia Schmidt-Liermann (PRO), President of the Foreign Relations Commission, as well as Rep. Eduardo Amadeo (PRO), Chairman of the Finance Committee. The Representatives discussed Argentina's 2019 legislative agenda, shared their proposals and priorities ahead of the elections and encouraged our members to be part of the dialogue in shaping a stronger Argentina.
The USABC also met with Miguel Braun, Secretary of Economic Policy, Ministry of Treasury, Horacio Reyser, Secretary for International Economic Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship.
Secretary Braun discussed the state of Argentina’s economy and the outlook for its future performance. He provided a summary of the reforms the Ministry of Treasury has on the agenda and shared some of the accomplishments achieved this year.
Additionally, Secretary Reyser, provided an overview of the work undertaken by the Ministry and highlighted the opportunities that will arise from the EU-Mercosur Agreement.