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Argentina Pressures Stores to Cut Sales of Imports, Infobae Says

January 04, 2012

Jan. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Argentina’s government is pressuring Carrefour SA, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and local supermarkets to sell fewer imported products, Infobae.com reported, citing unidentified company officials.

Interior Commerce Secretary Guillermo Moreno yesterday urged supermarket representatives to limit purchases from abroad and sell more locally produced goods, the online news service said.

--Editors: Richard Jarvie, Harry Maurer

To contact the reporter on this story: Laura Price in Buenos Aires at lprice3@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Joshua Goodman at jgoodman19@bloomberg.net


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