Jose Maria Kreckler is a career diplomat.
He has worked in the finance department of the Argentina State Department during Néstor Kirchner’s and Cristina Fernández’s tenure.
Brazil and Argentina have lot of domestic issues and lots of domestic problems.
Dilma Rouseff’s Land has become Argentina’s main trade partner and the main market for its exports of manufactured goods, particularly the auto industry.
Industry and Foreign Trade minister Fernando Pimentel expressed that “Argentina has been a permanent problem.”
Brazil has a trade surplus with Argentina “of over 6 billion dollars.
According to Latin American Press, relations have not always been smooth with both sides appealing to non-automatic licences which allow a delay (up to 60 days) in dispatching imports if domestic production or markets are considered to be endangered.
From war and rivalry to friendship and alliance, this complex relationship has spanned more than two centuries.
Today, the strategic relationship between Argentina and Brazil is considered to be “at the highest point in history.”
Ambassador Kreckler will be the next Foreign Ministry’s Trade and Economic Affairs secretary of Argentina.