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Coronavirus: Foreign Ministry coordinates measures with exporters to revitalize trade

Wednesday 8 April 2020
Information for the Press N°: 
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In view of the economic impact of the COVID-19 health crisis on international trade, investment and related services, the Foreign Ministry has compiled information provided by Argentine embassies and consulates about measures adopted by other countries on exports and imports.

The Undersecretariat for Trade and Investment Promotion, which reports to the Secretary for International Economic Relations, Jorge Neme, has made a compilation of the information provided by Argentine embassies and consulates about measures adopted by other countries on exports and imports.

Foreign Minister Felipe Solá conveyed his readiness to work with business chambers to coordinate joint measures and to determine whether they are experiencing operational difficulties to export or fulfil contracts with clients due to the trade impact of the health crisis caused by COVID-19.

This tool developed by the Argentine Foreign Ministry to connect our exporting companies is available at: https://www.cancilleria.gob.ar/argentinatradenet

In addition, Argentine exporters can access updated information on the measures implemented by Mercosur countries, the United States, the European Union, Asia and Central America:

https://www.cancilleria.gob.ar/userfiles/ut/covid19-medidas_paises_info_al_26mar_17_hs.pdf