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Argentina Energy Roundtable

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Over 75 representatives from industry, government, academia and NGO’s gathered in Buenos Aires for the Institute of the Americas and CEARE Argentina Energy Roundtable on May 16-17.

Across two days of high-level Davos-style panels, speakers shared key insights on a wide range of issues from how to define energy transition in Argentina, the role of renewables as viewed by the current administration, nuclear energy, hydrogen, lithium and the ongoing effort to truly leverage Vaca Muerta including resetting regional integration and liquefied natural gas (LNG). Above all, the element of macroeconomic stability and how to manage financing - particularly against the current global backdrop - cut across all the sessions.


Regardless of the segment of the energy sector, there was an acknowledgement that broader global and domestic macroeconomic challenges require deft management for Argentina’s energy security and efforts to regain self-supply if not become a global energy exporter. Call it resilience in the face of a world replete with challenges. Nevertheless, there was a noticeable level of optimism in the formal remarks of speakers, but also in the foyer during the coffee breaks and cocktail. Perhaps it can be partially attributed to having the chance to meet again in person after more than two years. But there is surely a much less ephemeral reason. Argentina’s resource potential is significant. But, as the old axiom in the sector goes – the above ground can often be more important than below ground. Was the optimism at the event derived from the view that Argentina is on a path to striking a balance between above and below ground?

Argentine Beef in the News

Carne vacuna de exportación: compradores del Reino Unido recorrieron campos bonaerenses que producen con reducción de carbono

El objetivo fue corroborar qué es lo que hace el productor argentino para lograr bajar el nivel de emisiones de gas de efecto invernadero en la producción de carne vacuna. “En Europa, sustentabilidad y cambio climático es el único lenguaje que hoy existe y podemos utilizar”, afirmó uno de los visitantes.

Argentina: New visa and special benefits for digital nomads

By means of Provision No. 758/22, published in the Official Gazette on May 11th, the National  Directorate for Migration (DNM, by its Spanish acronym) authorised the granting of temporary  residence for a period of up to 180 days (in accordance with section 24, paragraph h) of Law  No. 25. 871 and Regulatory Decree No. 616/10) to those foreigners nationals of countries that  do not require a tourist visa to enter Argentine territory, for the purpose of providing services  remotely through the use of computer, telecommunications or similar means, in favour of  individuals or legal entities located abroad, known for this purpose as "digital nomads". 
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