Venezuelan Government

Is in this context that the Venezuelan Government’s decisions have an impact and generate hotbeds of conflict in Argentina. It is that from the business community, claims the Argentine Government intervening to defend the rights of companies. The situation generates the Government of Cristina bargaining problems with businesses even in matters relating to the local context. That’s why that had tried to rehearse any defense to its management from the Government in the last hours. In this sense, the Vice-Minister of labour, Noemi Rial said: the Argentine State defended companies in national capitals in Venezuela (as the nationalized Sidor, also of the Techint Group) and is going to continue to do.

Also the Chief of staff went to rehearse some words that demonstrate intent to intervene. Massa said simply: A Techint must help her because it is an Argentine company. The Argentine Foreign Minister Taiana said that it would meet with his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolas Maduro, and will address this topic at that meeting. The truth of the matter is that this meeting will occur within the framework of the OAS Assembly to the that both will attend for what otherwise, said meeting had not occurred. But while these officials were trying to demonstrate a conciliatory understanding that conflict might have repercussions on the electoral front, the Argentine President came out attacking the managers of Techint claiming them have not deposited $400 million they received by the nationalization of Sidor. Probably the President will not questioned is what responsibility has its economic policy in the decision of Techint not repatriate that money. In fact, in 2008, left the country US $ 23,100 million as it confirmed the BCRA. Nor it will be recalled that when her husband was Governor of the province of Santa Cruz, not trusting in the Argentine economy, sent US $535 million dollars in the province abroad.