Argentine finance minister meets with Swiss counterpart

    20 de julio de 2018

    Buenos Aires, Jul 20 (efe-epa).- Argentine Finance Minister Nicolas Dujovne met Friday with his Swiss counterpart Ueli Maurer, who traveled to Buenos Aires for this weekend's conference of G-20 finance and economy ministers.

    The Swiss official expressed his "strong support for Argentina's economic policies" as well as for the South American nation's bid to join the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

    Maurer arrived in Buenos Aires with a large delegation of Swiss businesspersons who seek to explore investment opportunities in Argentina.

    The minister was accompanied to the meeting with Dujovne by the chairman of the Swiss National Bank, Thomas Jordan, and the head of the Swiss Bankers Association, Herbert Scheidt, among other banking executives.

    Maurer will also deliver a speech at an event on digitalization and fintech, which is being organized by the Swiss Embassy in Buenos Aires and the Swiss Bankers Association.

    During his visit to Argentina, Maurer is expected to attend bilateral meetings with other G20 ministers, with the presidents of the central banks of Brazil and Argentina, and with business representatives.