Argentine Farmers to Begin Three-day Strike Today

Argentinian farmers are expected to begin a three-day strike today, which will continue until midnight on January 13th.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The strike was prompted by the decision of President Alberto Fernandez’s government to suspend all corn exports until March in an effort to curb inflation and prevent further increases in domestic price levels.

The Liaison Table, a group of four producers that represent the bulk of Argentina’s agricultural sector, responded by rejecting the measure and calling for the strike.

These strikes come just weeks after the end of another . . .

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