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Contacts

U.S. AND COUNTRY CONTACTS

U.S. Embassy Trade Related Contacts

U.S. EMBASSY IN ARGENTINA
Av. Colombia 4300
C1425GMN Buenos Aires
Phone: (54-11) 5777-4533
Internet: http://argentina.usembassy.gov/

U.S. Department of State
Kevin Sullivan, Chargé d’ Affaires a.i.
Timothy M. Stater, Counselor for Economic Affairs
Kenneth Roy, Counselor for Political Affairs
Marcia Bosshardt, Counselor for Public Affairs
Daniel Perrone, Consul General

U.S. Department of Commerce

James Koloditch, Senior Commercial Officer
Yamilee Bastien, Commercial Attaché

Mailing Address:
U.S. Commercial Service
U.S. Embassy Buenos Aires
3130 Buenos Aires PL
Washington, D.C. 20521-3130
Phone: (54-11) 5777-4753
Fax: (54-11) 5777-4203
E-mail: Office.BuenosAires@trade.gov
Internet: http://export.gov/argentina/

Industry Sectors

Sector Specialist

Phone Number

Agricultural Machinery & Equip./Chem/Svcs.

Elizabet Simon

(54 11) 5777-4619

Apparel/Footwear/Textiles

Josette Fiore

(54-11) 5777-4683

Artwork

Josette Fiore

(54-11) 5777-4683

Audio/Visual Equip.

Marina Millet

(54-11) 5777-4851

Automotive

Marcela Carello

(54-11) 5777-4765

Aviation

Marina Millet

(54-11) 5777-4851

Biotechnology

Liliana Paz

(54-11) 5777-4519

Books & Periodicals

Josette Fiore

(54-11) 5777-4683

Chemicals

Liliana Paz

(54-11) 5777-4519

Computers

Marina Millet

(54-11) 5777-4851

Construction and Building Materials

Marcela Carello

(54-11) 5777-4765

Cosmetics and Toiletries

Josette Fiore

(54-11) 5777-4683

Defense

Marina Millet

(54-11) 5777-4851

Education and Training Svcs.

Diana Brandon

(54-11) 5777-4550

Electronic Components

Marina Millet

(54-11) 5777-4851

Employment, Financial, Investment, Leasing & Insurance and Trade Promotion Services

Marcelo Amden

(54-11) 5777-4509

Energy

Marcelo Amden

(54-11) 5777-4509

Environmental Technologies

Marcelo Amden

(54-11) 5777-4509

Food Processing/Packaging

Liliana Paz

(54-11) 5777-4519

Forestry/Woodworking Machinery

Marcela Carello

(54-11) 5777-4765

Franchising

(See Industry Specialist)

(54-11) 5777-4753

Furniture

Josette Fiore

(54-11) 5777-4683

General Consumer Goods

Josette Fiore

(54-11) 5777-4683

General Industrial Equip.

Marcela Carello

(54-11) 5777-4765

General Services
(Advertising, Legal, Real Estate, Retailing/Wholesaling, Direct/Telemarketing, etc.)

Diana Brandon

(54-11) 5777-4550

Healthcare/Medical Industry/Equip.

Liliana Paz

(54-11) 5777-4519

Hotel/Restaurant Industry/Equip.

Diana Brandon

(54-11) 5777-4550

Household Consumer Goods

Josette Fiore

(54-11) 5777-4683

Jewelry

Josette Fiore

(54-11) 5777-4683

Laboratory Scientific Instruments (Non-clinical)

Marcela Carello

(54-11) 5777-4765

Lawn & Garden Equip.

Josette Fiore

(54-11) 5777-4683

Management Consulting Svcs.

Marcelo Amden

(54-11) 5777-4509

Marine Fisheries Products (Seafood)

Josette Fiore

(54-11) 5777-4683

Materials Handling Equip.

Marcela Carello

(54-11) 5777-4765

Metalworking Equip.& Machine Tools

Marcela Carello

(54-11) 5777-4765

Mining Industry

Marcelo Amden

(54-11) 5777-4509

Musical Instruments

Josette Fiore

(54-11) 5777-4683

Paper & Paperboard

Liliana Paz

(54-11) 5777-4519

Paper & Pulp Machinery

Marcela Carello

(54-11) 5777-4765

Pharmaceuticals & Drugs

Liliana Paz

(54-11) 5777-4519

Plastics Processing Machinery & Materials

Liliana Paz

(54-11) 5777-4519

Pleasure Boats

Josette Fiore

(54-11) 5777-4683

Pollution Control Equip.

Marcelo Amden

(54-11) 5777-4509

Ports & Shipbuilding

Marcelo Amden

(54-11) 5777-4509

Printing/Packaging

Liliana Paz

(54-11) 5777-4519

Processed and Pet Foods

Josette Fiore

(54-11) 5777-4683

Robotics

Marcela Carello

(54-11) 5777-4765

Safety & Security Equip.

Marina Millet

(54-11) 5777-4851

Software

Marina Millet

(54-11) 5777-4851

Sporting Goods & Recreational Equip.

Josette Fiore

(54-11) 5777-4683

Telecommunications

Marina Millet

(54-11) 5777-4851

Test Eq./Process Controls

Marcela Carello

(54-11) 5777-4765

Tools: Hand & Power

Marcela Carello

(54-11) 5777-4765

Toys & Games

Josette Fiore

(54-11) 5777-4683

Travel & Tourism Svcs.

Diana Brandon

(54-11) 5777-4550

Veterinary Equip.

Josette Fiore

(54-11) 5777-4683

Water Resources Equip./Svcs.

Marcelo Amden

(54-11) 5777-4509


Note:
If at any time you are unable to reach a Sector Specialist, please call the Buenos Aires Commercial Service main number (54-11) 5777-4753 or send an email to Office.BuenosAires@trade.gov for assistance.

To reach the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Buenos Aires:

U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Melinda Sallyards, Counselor for Agricultural Affairs
Brooke Markley, Agricultural Attaché
Phone: (54-11) 5777-4627
Fax: (54-11) 5777-4216
E-mail: Andrea.Yankelevich@fas.usda.gov
Internet: http://argentina.usembassy.gov/foreign_agricultural_service.html

OTHER USEFUL CONTACTS IN THE UNITED STATES:

U.S. Department of Commerce
ITA PDAS – WH Office of South America

Anne Driscoll, Director
1401 Constitution Ave NW, Room C307
Washington, DC 20230
Phone: 202-482-1648
Fax: 202-482-4726
Email: Anne.Driscoll@trade.gov
Web: http://www.trade.gov/markets/
Ashley Rosen, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Mercosur Desk Officer

ITA PDAS – WH Office of South America Global Markets
1401 Constitution Ave., NW, Room CC333
Washington, D.C. 20230
Phone: 202-482-6311
Fax: 202-482-4726
E-mail: Ashley.Rosen@trade.gov

U.S. Department of Commerce
Global Knowledge Center

1401 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20230
Phone: 1-800-USA-TRAD(E)
Fax: 202-482-4473
E-mail: tic@trade.gov
Internet: http://www.export.gov/exportbasics/eg_main_017483.asp

U.S. Department of State
Commercial and Business Affairs
U.S. Department of State
2201 C Street, NW, Room 2318
Washington, D.C. 20520-7512
Phone: 202-647-1625
Fax: 202-647-3953
Internet: http://www.state.gov/e/eb/cba/
Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs: Scott Nathan

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Foreign Agricultural Service

Trade Assistance and Promotion Office (TAPO)
1400 Independence Ave., NW
USDA South Building
Washington, D.C. 20250 - 1052
Phone: 202-720-7420
Hearing Impaired: 202-690-4374
Fax: 202-205-9728
E-mail: tapo@fas.usda.gov
Internet: http://www.fas.usda.gov/

AMCHAM AND / OR BILATERAL COUNCILS

American Chamber of Commerce in Argentina

Juan Vaquer, President
Alejandro Diaz, CEO
Phone: (54-11) 4371-4500
Fax: (54-11) 4371-8400
Email: amcham@amchamar.com.ar
Internet: http://www.amchamar.com.ar/

TRADE AND INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS IN ARGENTINA

ASOCIACION DE IMPORTADORES
Y EXPORTADORES DE LA REPUBLICA ARGENTINA (AIERA)

(Association of Argentine Importers and Exporters)
Mr. Daniel Solda, President
Mr. Adriano A. De Fina, Manager
Phone: (54-11) 4342-0010
E-mail: aiera@aiera.org.ar
Internet: http://www.aiera.org/

BOLSA DE COMERCIO DE BUENOS AIRES
(Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)
Mr. Héctor Orlando
Phone: (54-11) 4316-7000
E-mail: presidencia@bcba.sba.com.ar
Internet: http://www.bcba.sba.com.ar

CAMARA ARGENTINA DE COMERCIO
(Argentine Chamber of Commerce)
Mr. Carlos Raul De la Vega, President
Phone: (54-11) 5300-9000
E-mail: servicios@cac.com.ar or cac@cac.com.ar
Internet: http://www.cac.com.ar/

CAMARA DE COMERCIO EXTERIOR DE CORDOBA
(Chamber of Foreign Trade of Cordoba)
Sr. Norberto Delfino, President
Lic. Carlos Pelliza, General Manager
Phone: (54-11) 4342-1101
E-mail: cira@cira.org.ar; servicios@cira.org.ar
Internet: http://www.cira.org.ar/

SOCIEDAD RURAL ARGENTINA
(Argentine Farmers' Association)
Dr. Luis Miguel Etchevehere, President
Phone: (54-11) 4324-4700
Email: sra@sra.org.ar
Internet: http://www.sra.org.ar/

UNION INDUSTRIAL ARGENTINA (UIA)
(Argentine Manufacturers' Association)
Mr. Héctor Méndez, President
Phone: (54-11) 4124-2300
E-mail: uia@uia.org.ar
Internet: http://www.uia.org.ar/

Argentine Government Agencies

For a complete list of Argentine Government agencies in Spanish, please visit: http://www.argentina.gob.ar/pais/65-autoridades-nacionales.php.

Market Research Firms in Argentina

A list of market research firms operating in Argentina is available upon request to the following e-mail address: Marcelo.Amden@trade.gov.

Country Banks

To obtain a list of banks operating in Argentina or Argentine Commercial Banks with Offices in the U.S, please contact Marcelo.Amden@trade.gov.

U.S. Commercial Banks in Argentina

BNY - THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON
Mrs. María de la Cruz Solares, Representative
25 de Mayo 195, Piso 6
C1002ABC Buenos Aires
Phone: (54-11) 4331-1111, Ext. 250
Fax: (54-11) 4331-1111
Internet: http://www.bnymellon.com/

CITIBANK S.A.
Mr. Gabriel Ribisich, President
Bartolome Mitre 530
C1036AAJ Buenos Aires
Phone: (54-11) 4329-1291
Fax: (54-11) 4329-1032
Internet: http://www.citibank.com/argentina

WELLS FARGO N.A.
Mr. Santiago Andres Elizondo, Representative
25 de Mayo 555, Piso 11
C1002ABK Buenos Aires
Phone: (54-11) 4313-9090
Fax: (54-11) 4314-0822
Internet: http://www.wellsfargo.com/

J.P. MORGAN CHASE SUC. BUENOS AIRES
Mr. Facundo Gómez Minujin, General Manager
Av. Eduardo Madero 900, Piso 23
C1106ACV Buenos Aires
Phone: (54-11) 4325-8046
Fax: (54-11) 4348-7222
E-mail: corporate.services.argentina@jpmchase.com
Internet: http://www.jpmorganchase.com/

BANK OF AMERICA N.A.
Mr. Juan Gerardo Boutsaktsian
Della Paolera 265, Piso 10
C1001ADA Buenos Aires
Phone: (54-11) 4317-3500
Internet: https://www.bankofamerica.com/

Merrill Lynch Argentina S.A. operates as a subsidiary of Bank of America Global Holdings, LP.
Torre Bouchard Building
Bouchard 547, 23rd Floor
C1106 Buenos Aires
Phone: (54-11) 4317-7600
Fax: (54-11) 4317-7583
Internet: http://www.ml.com/index.asp?id=7695_8134_8317_17273&CountryID=2&wsURL=http%3A%2F%2Flocalhost%2FMerrill%2Fso%2F4%2Fgolinc2.aspx

Multilateral Development Bank Offices in Argentina

INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
Mr. Hugo Florez Timoran, Representative
Mr. Luis Alberto Moreno, President
Calle Esmeralda 130, Piso 19
Buenos Aires 1035
Phone: (54-11) 4320-1800
Fax: (54-11) 4320-1830/31
E-mail: BIDArgentina@iadb.org; pic@iadb.org
Internet: http://www.iadb.org/en/countries/argentina/argentina-and-the-idb,1011.html

INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION
IFC FIELD OFFICE
Mr. Salem Rohana, Country Manager
Bouchard 557, Piso 11
C1106 ABG Buenos Aires
Phone: (54-11) 4114-7200
E-mail: abrizio@ifc.org
Internet: http://www.ifc.org

WORLD BANK FIELD OFFICE
Ms. Sabine Hader, Regional Country Officer
Bouchard 547, Piso 28 & 29
C1106ABG Buenos Aires
Phone: (54-11) 4316-9700
Email: feedback@worldbank.org; sip@worldbank.org
Internet: http://www.worldbank.org/en/country/argentina

Country Law Firms

To obtain an updated list of Law Firms operating in Argentina, please contact: Diana.Brandon@trade.gov.

Consultants

Technical Telecommunications Consultants
A list of technical telecommunications consultants in Argentina is available upon request to the following e-mail address: Marina.Millet@trade.gov.

Intellectual Property Consultants
A list of intellectual property consultants in Argentina is available upon request to the following e-mail address: Liliana.Paz@trade.gov.

Customs Brokers/Freight Forwarders in Argentina

To obtain a list of customs brokers or freight forwarders in Argentina as well as address general questions regarding customs issues and regulations, please contact:

Josette.Fiore@trade.gov

Maritime Agencies/Bonded Warehouses/Port Terminals
A list of maritime agencies, bonded warehouses and/or port terminals is available upon request to the following e-mail address: Marcelo.Amden@trade.gov.

Airline Companies

A list of airlines operating in Argentina can be obtained by visiting the following web site: http://www.aa2000.com.ar/ip_la_internacionales.aspx or contact: Diana.Brandon@trade.gov.

Couriers

DHL INTERNATIONAL S.A.
Mr. Ricardo Saco, Director, Argentina Operations
Larrazabal 2255
C1440CVB Buenos Aires
Phone: (54-11) 5670-1100
Fax: (54-11) 5670-1036
Internet: http://www.dhl.com.ar/en.html

FEDERAL EXPRESS CORP. (FEDEX)
Ms. Silvina Prette, General Manager, Argentina Branch
Maipu 753, PB
C1006ACI Buenos Aires
Phone: (54-11) 4325-6555
Fax: (54-11) 4325-5553
Internet: http://www.fedex.com/ar_english

TNT EXPRESS/ TNT ARGENTINA S.A.
Mr. Miguel Pablo Acevedo Saladino, VP
Av. Osvaldo Cruz 3201
C1293ADK Buenos Aires
Phone: (54-11) 4309-0800
Fax: (54-11) 4309-0801
Email: servicioalcliente.bue@tnt.com
Internet: http://www.tnt.com/express/es_ar/site/home.html

UPS DE ARGENTINA S.A.
Mr. Francisco Ricaurte, General Manager
Luis Sáenz Peña 1351
C1135ABC Buenos Aires
Phone: (54-11) 4339-2877
Fax: (54-11) 4339-2859
Email: custsvcares@ups.com
Internet: http://www.ups.com/content/ar/en/index.jsx

Hotels in Argentina
For information on hotels in Argentina, please contact Diana.Brandon@trade.gov.

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Market Research

To view market research reports produced by the U.S. Commercial Service please go to the following website: http://www.export.gov/mrktresearch/index.asp and click on Country and Industry Market Reports.

Please note that these reports are only available to U.S. citizens and U.S. companies. Registration to the site is required, and is free.

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Trade Events

Please click on the link below for information on upcoming trade events:

http://www.export.gov/tradeevents/index.asp

Please click on the link below for information on upcoming trade events sponsored by the U.S. Commercial Service in Argentina: http://export.gov/argentina/tradeevents/index.asp

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