A few hours after meeting with the Minister of Economy, Sergio Massa, Liaison Desk issued a harsh statement in which he spoke of “unrighteous climate conditions and brutal drought affecting various producing sectors”. and thousands of agricultural producers in rural areas across the country. The organizations had anticipated the points they were going to highlight in the appointment to be held this Friday at 10 o’clock in INTA Castellar, Province of Buenos Aires.
This call has been made after the officer expressed his intention to meet the leaders Argentine Rural Society (SRA), Coninagro, Argentine Agricultural Association (FAA) and Argentine Rural Association (CRA) To analyze the impact of drought and define actions.
“At the hearing convened by the minister, of which we were informed, will be attended by other national organizations and officials from the CEEA (Agriculture Bodies Liaison Commission), we will present a map of the current state of the sector technically and We will seek to conclude on the need to request cooperative instruments to mitigate adverse effects, to resolve urgent measures and specific points at the speed that the case warrants, as well as for its execution. Readiness for and avoid the disappearance of rural producers by avoiding the economic viability of agricultural exploitation”, he highlighted.
In this sense, he mentioned that he would arrive with the intention of Expediting local, provincial and national declarations of emergency and agricultural disaster. In order to immediately implement the measures provided for by law:
On the other hand, he said that The Central Bank of the Argentine Republic (BCRA) will ask you to repeal the resolution that increases the financial cost to soybean producers, Also, modify or foresee that in the event of an emergency and/or disaster, the manufacturer may Because of this situation, do not change your condition for access to credit, In addition to eliminating circular communication A-7600 for growers with a collection of 5% of BCRA soybean and wheat stocks.
To Banks: “We ask producers to extend credit in times of emergency and/or disaster, and they do not see their merit in the affected banks for this reason, We plan to extend credit at cheaper/subsidy rates to meet the commercial and financial commitments of the affected growers, and prepare working capital and/or planting lines for the next campaign under the same terms. We also request to extend the maturity of rural cards (such as Agronación in Banco de la Nación) with the above facilities.
With regard to AFIP, they indicated that they were going to request “Suspend VAT withholding in grain and treasury sales settlements for the 2022/23 campaign. Suspend VAT on inputs (fertilizers, agricultural chemicals and seeds) for the 2023/24 campaign. Finally, the Liaison Commission explained that it would take part in the call “because it is a technical working meeting with other organizations to exchange and make proposals in the framework of one day, which we plan to do over a month”. waiting time, and making it clear Avoid accompanying advertisements of any kind or activities of a political nature, Since our sole business is to represent our bases and protect the genuine interests of the manufacturer,