Domingo Brief — Argentina in Washington, tax-free solar panels, & Euro-Dominican trade
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🇦🇷 Argentine president Alberto Fernández met with his US counterpart, Joe Biden, in a bilateral meeting in Washington, D.C. The two leaders highlighted areas of potential economic cooperation and joint efforts to strengthen democratic institutions.
Latinometrics: Argentina’s government is looking to the US to support, or at least not veto, its current effort to renegotiate the terms of $44B debt that it owes the International Monetary Fund. For his part, Biden is expected to be focused on the deepening relationship between Argentina and China.
🇧🇷 The Brazilian government has zeroed all federal taxes levied on solar panels until 2026 in a move widely expected to boost production and stimulate investment in green infrastructure.
Latinometrics: The amount of solar power generated in Brazil grew 20x from 2017 to 2021.
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