International Trade

Argentina and Russia signed cooperation and market opening agreements

On February 8, 2018, the XIII Argentine-Russian Intergovernmental Commission for Economic-Commercial and Scientific-Technological Cooperation (COMIXTA) culminated in Moscow, where progress was made in the bilateral relationship between Argentina and Russia.

As a result of the meetings and negotiations, twenty eight (28) Argentine fishing companies were authorized to export to Russia; the phytosanitary requirements were established to export Argentine fruits to the Russian market and; the opening of the market for fertile eggs and fishmeal was negotiated.

Also, Argentina presented the strategic plan for railway modernization and the Argentine Railways State Society (“ADIF.SE”) and Russian Railways (“RZD”) entered into a "Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Railway Transport Matters." 

Progress was also made in other areas such as cooperation in science, technology and productive innovation and it was manifested the possibility of carrying out space cooperation.