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Vaccines against foot-and-mouth disease are already produced in China

After 4 years of implementation and by the hand of a Chinese partner, Biogenesis Bagó managed to produce in the Asian giant 50 million doses of FMD vaccines. It is half of what is consumed in Argentina and they foresee soon to grow to 100 million doses. The company, half of the Sigman family and the rest of the Bagó, is the only foreign company that produces this type of vaccine in China. In charge of the operation was Esteban Turic, 46, a doctorate veterinarian in microbiology at the University of La Plata and who just opened an office in Shanghai Turic aims to multiply markets to add to the recently conquered Vietnam, South Korea and Taiwan. Your next goal is Mongolia. For this strategy and for having positioned the company as the sixth national laboratory, Turic was appointed as CEO of Biogenesis Bagó. When asked how he found doing business in China, he replies: “It’s difficult and long-winded. It is not enough to have a Chinese partner, you have to be there, understand the market and above all study the competitors. “

Despite the recession and the electoral uncertainty, 80% of the German companies that are in the country assure that they will not cut investments. Moreover, 65% believe that their sales will grow or remain stable throughout the year. The data come from a survey of the Argentine-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK Argentina) developed by EY (the former Ernst and Young), in which 50 companies participated. Jürgen Mertens, the German ambassador, will present the results to Minister Dante Sica. Argentina is the largest trading partner of Germany after Brazil in South America.

Indeed, Scania, with a birth certificate in Sweden but which already belongs to the German group Volkswagen, will invest US $ 35 million in its factory in Tucumán, to renovate machinery and train its personnel. The factory is located in Colombres and is part of the global production system of the brand, which has eight factories around the world. The plant specializes in machining processes, producing parts for gearboxes, differentials and gears, among others. It has 11 production lines, a staff of 500 people and as they claim, has the same level of quality as in the rest of the Scania plants in the world. 100% of production is exported to Brazil and Sweden.

Mercado Libre not only made headlines this week for proposals for US $ 6,000 million for the expansion of its share capital. A real buck if you consider the electoral uncertainty and the tensions on the exchange rate. But the company created and directed by Marcos Galperín -which has been transformed, with a reference value of US $ 480 per share, into the most valuable in the country- was also highlighted by the millionaire donation he made for the new offices of the foundation Endeavor A gesture of gratitude for the foundation that chose him as a company and helped him take the first steps. A curious fact is that these offices are located in the river docks, the complex that Carlos de Narváez developed, today in a controversial bankruptcy. A paradox that stood out among the more than 150 entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs as a symbol of what Argentina is. Guibert Englebienne, one of the founders of Globant and president of Endeavor, said that the foundation strategically supports high-impact entrepreneurs. “With your generosity, Marcos, you inspire us all,” he said. Galperín said about Endeavor, in what seemed to refer to Mercado Libre: “We try to do things well, to stand out, to generate profits by taking risks and not taking shortcuts.” And Julia Bearzi, the soul of Endeavor, promised great activity from that new house. They applauded, among others, Carlos Miguens, Federico Braun, Gustavo Grobocopatel and María Eugenia Estenssoro.