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Argentina's Nationalism

18 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 04 September 2012

Is the world losing patience with Argentina's economic nationalism? The Argentinian government has recently tightened controls on imports and foreign-exchange and has been accused of protectionism by various countries. The BBC's Paul Moss reports from Buenos Aires.

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(Image: Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner holds a sample of the first petroleum extraction in Argentina as she announces that oil company YPF, controlled by Spain's Repsol, is subject to expropriation and that a bill being introduced would give the state a 51 percent share, during a speech on April 16, 2012. Credit: AFP / Getty Images)

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