Industries and markets

Argentina’s biggest union calls for anti-government strike

“Argentina’s biggest labor union on Tuesday called for a 24-hour national strike to protest the government’s austerity policies, heaping pressure on President Mauricio Macri as he battles against a biting recession and jittery markets.”

Tax Reform in Chile

Chile is in the midst of modernizing its tax system. Based on the respective law, the Proyecto de Modernización Tributaria of August 2018, the amendments concern the following regulations: Corporation tax Capital Gains Tax Regulations

Argentina: Transfer Pricing News

Resolución General 4496/2019, published in the Official Journal on 27 May 2019, has been amended by the Argentine Tax Administration AFIP in respect of the following Transfer Pricing topics: Uniform requirements Deadline for transfer pricing

Polls: Fernández-Fernández headed for a first-round win in Argentina’s presidential elections

“The unexpected Peronist-Kirchnerist pairing is over ten points ahead of incumbent President Mauricio Macri and whomever he picks as his running mate, according to two polls sponsored by the center-left Página 12 newspaper, it was

Argentina government-controlled airline cancels Wednesday flights due to strike

“The cancellations, which include 330 domestic and international flights, will impact some 37,000 passengers, the airline said in a statement. “

Peru and Colombia call for more aid to help with Venezuelan migratory crisis

“Colombia and Peru have so far received the majority of the estimated over 3 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled their homeland since 2015 as the country’s economy has imploded. “

Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia denounce decision on Amazon domain

“Amazon Inc has been seeking the exclusive rights to the .amazon domain name since 2012. But Amazon basin countries – including Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia – have argued it refers to their geographic region

Brazil sues tobacco companies to recover public health costs

“The suit filed Tuesday against Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco seeks to recuperate losses over the last five years for the treatment of 26 diseases with scientifically proven links to tobacco usage. It

US asked Mexico not to accept Chinese investment, form common front

“The United States asked the Mexican government and the private sector not to accept investment from China, especially that directed to strategic projects, President López Obrador’s chief of staff has revealed.”

Xi Jinping praises Sino-Brazilian partnership

“Xi also called on the two countries to make new contributions to the building of a new type of international relations and stressed that China supports Brazil’s prosperity and development. He also welcomed Brazil’s invilvement