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LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 8 January 2019

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Development: On 7 January, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro and his new economy minister Paulo Guedes took part in the swearing in ceremony for the new presidents of Brazil’s state-run banks...
* The Brazilian association for meat exporting industries (Abiec) has reported record exports of 1.64m tonnes of beef in 2018, for a total value of US$6.57bn (an 11% and 7.9% increase on 2017 results respectively)...
Development: On 7 January Uruguay’s centre-right opposition Partido Nacional (PN, Blancos) issued a statement rejecting the legitimacy of the Venezuelan government led by President Nicolás Maduro and criticising the Uruguayan government led by President Tabaré Vázquez for failing to follow the lead of its regional neighbours in moving not to recognise the Maduro government as legitimate...
* According to an official statement, Shell Argentina has announced to the Argentine government that it will begin the development phase of its large-scale oil and gas exploration process in the Sierras Blancas, Cruz de Lorena, and Coirón Amargo Sur Oeste blocs of the Vaca Muerta shale gas deposit, in the province of Neuquén...

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