Guzmán and Schulz had already met last July in the framework of the G20 meeting in Venice, and this time “discussed the challenges of the international financial architecture and also about the Argentine economic scenario and support for German companies investing in our country,” Palacio de Hacienda stated through a statement.
On his trip to Washington for the G-20 and the annual assembly of the IMF and World Bank, Guzman also held bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Italy, Switzerland, South Korea, and Mexico.
In meetings, chief Hacienda Palace He was accompanied by the Director of the Southern Cone in front of the International Monetary Fund, Sergio Chodos, and the head of the International Affairs Unit, Maya Kolodenko.
During his meeting with Swiss Minister Ole Mirror, diplomatic advisor Alexandra Baumann. Secretary of State for International Finance, Daniela Stoffel; Representative of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Michael Manns; and Peter Minder, a spokesman for the minister.
Later, Minister Guzmán met with his Italian counterpart Daniele Franco. Director General of the Italian Treasury and Deputy of the G-20 Alessandro Rivera; and diplomatic adviser to that country Fabio Sokolovic. At this meeting, the Minister of Economy discussed the challenges of the international financial architecture and expressed Argentina’s support for the Italian presidency of the G20.
The meeting agenda was completed with the Minister of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico, Rogelio Ramirez de la O. Undersecretary Gabriel Yorio Gonzalez, and Director General of International Financial Organizations, Brenda Siok. Finally, Guzmán met with Korean Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki.
Tomorrow, Guzmán will be joined by the chief of staff, Juan Manzour, who left Thursday morning for New York, the United States, where he will accompany the minister on the agenda of meetings with businessmen and investors. Mansour departed at approximately 8 am from Ezeiza International Airport.
The Chief of Staff made it clear that – along with the chief of the Palacio de Hacienda – they would seek to bring “National Government Vision” for global investors in New York.
“It is a signal to the President of the Nation. To accompany the Minister of Economy in the framework of a meeting on Friday with a group of businessmen and investors on a global level. We will achieve the vision of the national government.”