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  • 28/03/2015 | Argentina

    BA province government 'supports everything' Kicillof is doing

    The chief of staff of the Daniel Scioli administration has said the Buenos Aires province government “supports everything that minister Axel Kicillof is doing now” as well as “everything that is being done in Argentina over the past years.”

  • 01/04/2015 | Argentina

    DAIA's Schlosser condemns Barrionuevo for 'discriminatory' statements against Kicillof

    President of the Delegation of Israeli Argentine Associations (DAIA) Julio Schlosser has condemned remarks by union leader Luis Barrionuevo who this week referred to Economy Minister Axel Kicillof as a “little Russian who gives no answer” in a statement that sparked controversy for its anti-Jewish spirit.

  • 18/03/2015 | Argentina

    Kicillof: Citibank has incriminated itself

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof has revealed the government sent a letter to Citigroup asking how the bank will react, after US Judge Thomas Griesa decided not to kill an injunction that blocked Citi from processing interest payments of Argentina bonds.

  • 10/02/2015 | Argentina

    'Neither the President, nor the Economy Minister will pay vultures what they ask'

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof has ratified Argentina’s position against so called “vulture funds” with the government seeking for "fair" negotiating conditions for all the country's creditors.

  • 12/12/2014 | Argentina

    Only 2% of bondholders accepted Boden 2015

    In a press conference from the Economy Ministry, Axel Kicillof unveiled that the federal government obtained 185 million dollars as part of the Boden 2015 debt swap process announced last week. The figure represents only two percent of the total amount.

  • 15/11/2014 | Argentina

    Kicillof says debt restructuring is a G20 issue, 'all countries' agree

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof and Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman have praised the G20 stance over the sovereign debt restructuring debate as both officials attend the bloc’s summit in Australia.

  • 03/12/2014 | Argentina

    Kicillof tells UIA leaders 'there is no public spending disarray'

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof attended the 20th edition of the Annual Conference of the Argentine Industrial Union (UIA), delivering a strong message in which he defended the government’s economic agenda and state-centric decisions.

  • 17/10/2014 | Argentina

    ‘We want ten more years of this economic model, but no one can follow it’

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof has expressed his concern about the continuity of the kirchnerist economic model, during a meeting with businessmen gathered in the Argentine Confederation of Medium-sized enterprises (CAME).

  • 06/11/2014 | Argentina

    'Vulture funds are the ebola of the financial system'

    A negotiation would possible in January considering a different scenario in Argentina’s debt dispute with vulture funds could emerge, Economy Minister Axel Kicillof said calling the groups of creditors suing the country over its defaulted bonds more than a decade ago the “ebola of the financial system.”

  • 14/11/2014 | Argentina

    At G20, Kicillof calls to stop vulture funds' 'damage power'

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof has arrived in the Australian city of Brisbane to attend the G20 summit joined by Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman. President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner had to call off her participation in the meeting following a signoiditis condition that put her in hospital for a week and forced her to recover at the Olivos presidential residency.

  • 20/08/2014 | Argentina

    Kicillof warns 'no change of payment jurisdiction'

    The economy minister has briefed reporters on the bill submitted by President Kirchner to Congress yesterday that seeks to change Argentina’s payment "location." US Judge Thomas Griesa is holding bondholders “hostages” to push for a solution benefiting hedge funds, Axel Kicillof said.

  • 10/09/2014 | Argentina

    Kicillof says UN debt restructuring resolution 'historic,' telling vulture funds 'no more'

    Following the UN General Assembly voting of a legal framework for countries’ debt restructurings, Economy Minister Axel Kicillof considered Tuesday’s a “historic” move that will stop “three millionaires putting at risk the life of 40 million people.”

  • 11/10/2014 | Argentina

    Kicillof says international financial sector ‘under reform’ after vulture funds dispute

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof assured today that “the international financial system is under reform as result of the Argentine position,” with the so called vulture funds.

  • 30/07/2014 | Argentina

    Kicillof: 'We offer holdouts to enter swap under same conditions of 2005, 2010'

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof said Argentina will not sign an agreement that “compromises the country’s future,” as he confirmed no deal with holdouts was reached after today’s meeting with court-appointed mediator Daniel Pollack over the so called “vulture funds” case.

  • 31/07/2014 | Argentina

    Foreign private banks still pursue deal

    Although a first strategy headed by Argentina’s ADEBA group of banks that aimed at buying defaulted bonds from vulture funds went wrong yesterday, negotiations with holdout hedge funds were being resumed today now with foreign private banks – such as the Citibank, the JP Morgan and the HSBC -, taking the lead in talks overseen both from New York and Buenos Aires.

  • 03/07/2014 | Argentina

    'Argentina will negotiate but will not commit suicide'

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman, who is in Washington to attend an OAS meeting today, intensified the government’s condemnation of vulture funds accusing NML founder Paul Singer of “playing with workers’ cancer” when the US billionaire bought "for cents" an American company that was reported for allegedly using toxic materials.

  • 15/07/2014 | Argentina

    Kicillof flies to Brazil to attend BRICS summit

    Econmy Minister Axel Kicillof will be flying to Brazil today in the afternoon to join the BRICS summit currently taking place in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza, Kicillof’s office has informed.

  • 25/07/2014 | Argentina

    Kicillof questions world powers for 'validating' speculative attacks

    Vulture funds’ actions have “systemic effects” that jeopardise the improvement in people’s life conditions that regional countries have managed to reach over the past decade, Kicillof said while attending a meeting of the UNASUR South American Council of Economy and Finance in Buenos Aires City.

  • 30/05/2014 | Argentina

    Kicillof says Argentina, Paris Club have built a 'society'

    The economy minister has hedd a conference to brief the press on the agreement reached this week between Argentina and the 19-nation group of creditors. “It is a shared effort,” Axel Kicillof affirmed considering the accord will fuel foreign investments and thus fatten Argentina’s international reserves.

  • 12/06/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't 'expectant' about US Supreme Court decision

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof said the federal government was “expectant” about a decision by the United States Supreme Court that could bring same relief to Argentina today if it favours the South American position in its billionaire dispute against vulture funds.

  • 24/06/2014 | Argentina

    Kicillof to address UN on debt restructuring

    Argentina’s bond fight against vulture funds suing the country over its defaulted bonds will be reaching the UN today when Economy Minister Axel Kicillof addresses a 134-nation plenary on the South American country’s debt restructuring process.

  • 29/05/2014 | Argentina

    Kicillof says deal 'respects our principles'

    Such were the Economy Minister’s first statements following the news about the debt accord reached between the government of Argentina and the Paris Club. “We were not going to commit with payments that could pressure our economy and stop us from growing,” Axel Kicillof told á

  • 29/05/2014 | Argentina

    'Argentina closes sad chapter of indebtedness'

    The Economy Ministry has issued a statement praising the agreement reached with the Paris Club, considering it a “mutually beneficial” deal. The office run by Minister Axel Kicillof highlighted the “search for a solution has always been a goal of the government."

  • 29/05/2014 | Argentina

    CFK: We reached an agreement without IMF intervention

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner expressed her delight at reaching an agreement with the Paris Club without International Monetary Fund (IMF) intervention, while defending Argentina's record in honouring debt commitments.

  • 29/03/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich, Kicillof attend Brazil's BID summit

    Cabient Chief Jorge Capitanich and Economy Minister Axel Kicillof were taking part of the Inter-American Development Bank 55th Annual Assembly today. The officials were expected to meet BID president Luis Alberto Moreno to address Argentina’s financial credit line for this year, estimated in 1.4 billion dollars.

  • 09/05/2014 | Argentina

    Price control: Gov't announces fines for supermarkets

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof and Domestic Trade Secretary Augusto Costa held a press conference to announce sanctions on supermarkets that failed to comply with the government-sponsored “Precios Cuidados” price watch program.

  • 29/05/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't clinches debt repayment deal with Paris Club

    Argentina reached an agreement with creditor nations on repaying overdue debts, in a landmark deal that should open up much-needed international financing for the country. The Paris Club of creditors said the agreement will allow Argentina to clear over five years arrears that stood at $9.7 billion at the end of April.

  • 07/02/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich meets with teachers unions, offers one salary increment for whole year

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich, Economy Minister Axel Kicillof and Education Minister Alberto Sileoni met with national teachers unions and offered one salary increment for the whole year. The Government officials didn't talk about percentages.

  • 14/02/2014 | Argentina

    Kicillof blames 'media campaigns' that 'discourage' Argentineans

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof condemned what he called “media campaigns” that “discourage” the population leading people to “make bad decisions” and denounced price-fixing, “speculative maneuvers.”

  • 20/03/2014 | Argentina

    Argentina's Paris Club offer 'very interesting'

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich has praised France’s support to Argentina in both its debt disputes with US-based vulture funds suing the South American country over its defaulted bonds more than a decade ago and the Paris Club creditor nations group.

  • 16/01/2014 | Argentina

    CFK returns to Otamendi hospital to visit her mother joined by Kicillof

    President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner returned to Otamendi hospital to visit her mother, who underwent yesterday surgeryan for an alleged hysterectomy.

  • 17/01/2014 | Argentina

    Kicillof to meet with Paris Club to settle debt

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof will travel to France next Sunday to try and reach an agreement with Paris Club over Argentina’s debt, an official press release confirmed. Argentina has a 6.700 million dollar debt with the Paris Club of investors since 2001’s default.

  • 21/01/2014 | Argentina

    Kicillof warns ‘Argentina will not accept conditions’

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof returned from the meeting with the Paris Club executives, where he offered “the general guidelines” of Argentina’s proposal. He defined the encounter as “positive,” and reaffirmed that the country “won’t accept any conditions.”

  • 02/12/2013 | Argentina

    Kicillof warns about the 'rancid syrup of neoliberalism'

    With a pro-dialogue but firm stance, the Economy Minister participated today in the 19th Annual Assembly of the Argentine Industrial Union (UIA). Axel Kicillof said are no “economic models” that involve “no tensions.”

  • 03/12/2013 | Argentina

    Tax for credit card purchases abroad increases to 35 percent

    In an attempt to safeguard Central Bank international reserves, the government has decided to increase the income tax advance to 35 percent for all credit and debit card purchases made abroad. The move will also involve the purchase of dollars for Argentineans travelling abroad with the US currency climbing now to 8.322 pesos.

  • 27/12/2013 | Argentina

    Kicillof rejects 'pseudo-currencies' allegations

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof explained the coparticipation funds the national administration transfers to provinces have jumped to more than $220,000 million pesos in 2013 while in 2003 they were of $20,000 million pesos.

  • 29/11/2013 | Argentina

    Gov't creates Debt Restructuring Unit

    The creation of the Debt Restructuring Unit to be headed by Hernán Lorenzino has been made official. With the signatures of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich and new Economy Minister Axel Kicillof, the decision was published in the official bulletin today.

  • 30/11/2013 | Argentina

    Capitanich meets SEDRONAR's Molina

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich held a meeting with Juan Carlos Molina, the newly appointed head of the anti-drug agency SEDRONAR.

  • 30/11/2013 | Argentina

    UIA's Méndez praises Kicillof's 'strength,' 'knowledge'

    The head of the Argentine Industrial Union (UIA) expressed his support of the newly designated Economy Minister praising Axel Kicillof’s “strength.” Héctor Méndez also referred to Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich and to former Domestic Trade Secretary Guillermo Moreno.

  • 21/11/2013 | Argentina

    CFK to receive Capitanich and Kicillof at Olivos residency

    On the forth day since her return to office, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will be meeting this afternoon with newly appointed Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich at the Olivos presidential residency. Ms. Kirchner is also expected to receive Axel Kicillof who replaced Hernán Lorenzino at the economy ministry.

  • 26/11/2013 | Argentina

    Kicillof to construction leaders: 'sector's boost responds to gov't's model'

    The Economy Minister was heading today the 61st Annual Convention of the Argentine Construction Chamber (CAC). Addressing the sector’s leaders, Axel Kicillof renewed his firm opposition to the 90’s neoliberal decade and compared Argentina’s economic scenario with current trends in the United States and the European Union.

  • 28/11/2013 | Argentina

    'It was impossible not to pay Repsol,' Kicillof

    The Economy Minister celebrated the news about the compensation deal but made clear Argentina was not planning to pay “what the Spanish firm demanded.” Such numbers -Kicillof affirmed- were “way far” from the company's scope.

  • 19/11/2013 | Argentina

    Kicillof 'did not hesitate' to accept post

    Following yesterday’s confirmation about CFK’s cabinet shuffle, Axel Kicillof said he “did not hesitate” to accept the challenge of leading the Economy Ministry.

  • 19/11/2013 | Argentina

    Cabinet shake-up aims at 'market-state balance'

    For Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli, the cabinet reshuffle announced the same day CFK returned to public office aims at “finding a balance between market and state.”

  • 21/11/2013 | Argentina

    No 'brusque' economic changes to be expected, Kicillof

    In a show of rapprochement to media and society and a new communication style following the cabinet reshuffle announced on CFK’s return to office, newly appointed Economy Minister addressed reporters at the Casa Rosada presidential palace today.

  • 08/05/2013 | Argentina

    'Gov't heterodoxy to tackle real estate problems,' Kicillof says

    Deputy Economy Minister Axel Kicillof recognized today that the real estate sector faces “problems” and warned the government will continue to take “heterodox and creative” measures to revert them.

  • 02/07/2013 | Argentina

    Kicillof's man appointed at the Central Bank

    As previewed by the Ámbito Financiero news daily, an Axel Kicillof’s confidant has been appointed at the Central Bank board per request of the Deputy Economy Minister. Senate must approve his designation.

  • 18/07/2013 | Argentina

    Kicillof affirms YPF-Chevron agreement a '50/50 joint venture'

    Deputy Economy Minister Axel Kicillof defended the YPF-Chevron agreement that has prompted strong criticism over the past days. The US giant comes to team up with Argentina’s state-run company, not to “take away” the hydrocarbon market.

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