Argentina Seeks $17 Billion from Russia, China for Dams

5 Dec 2013 by Local Press Report

Argentina’s Planning Minister Julio De Vido is flying to Russia and China to seek investors for 14 infrastructure projects to be auctioned next year for a total of $17 billion, two people with knowledge of the situation said. De Vido, accompanied by his energy staff, was expected to arrive in Moscow late yesterday and travel next week to Beijing where he could be joined by Economy Ministry Axel Kicillof, the first person said, who asked not to be named because he is not an official spokesman. Argentina’s projects include hydro dams in Neuquen, a dam in Salta, aqueducts in the northern part of the country and a communications tower to be erected outside Buenos Aires, said the second person, who also asked not to be named because he is not an official spokesman...

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