UIA and Government Take Tensions Down a Notch, Promise to Streamline Cooperation

The Argentine Industrial Union (UIA) and the Mauricio Macri administration have taken steps to patch up their differences, meeting at the Casa Rosada to clear the air after some verbal clashes in recent days.

Last week, Production Minister Francisco Cabrera  urged the business leaders to quite “whining and go out invest and compete more” after complaints from the UIA about taxes and the increases in imports. President Macri reportedly congratulated Cabrera in a Cabinet meeting, a move which further spurred criticism from José Urtubey, an UIA executive. “I don’t like bullying. We have to work together without any insults.”

Cabrera and Cabinet Chief Marcos Peña today welcomed UIA head Miguel Acevedo and vice-presidents Luis Betnaza and…

Original published: 2018-03-13 12:55:48 Read the full Buenos Aires News here

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