Argentina seeks energy investment at ‘mini Davos’

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The goal of this week’s “mini Davos” forum held in Buenos Aires was to convince major international companies to invest in Argentina.

The event showcased several sectors including mining, infrastructure and construction. But it’s the issue of energy that continues to be a stumbling block for the government.

CCTV’s Joel Richards reports.

Argentina seeks energy investment at ‘mini Davos’

Argentina seeks energy investment at ‘mini Davos’

The goal of this week’s “mini Davos” forum held in Buenos Aires was to convince major international companies to invest in Argentina. CCTV’s Joel Richards reports.

Argentina boasts vast reserves of shale oil and gas.

Traditional energy and sustainable energy are among the sectors Argentina has showcased this week at the investment forum in Buenos Aires in a charm offensive by the government.

At the “mini Davos,” there has been an overriding sense of optimism about Argentina’s future prospects. However, that optimism does seem somewhat detached from how many Argentines view changes taking place under the government of Mauricio Macri.


Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri on Argentina Business and Investment Forum

To further discuss the importance of the Argentina Business and Investment Forum, called a “mini Davos,” CCTV America’s Joel Richards spoke with President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri.