The Embassy’s EESTH Section is responsible for monitoring and maintaining the full range of economic relations between the United States and Argentina. It provides U.S government agencies in Washington DC accurate and timely information regarding current economic and financial developments in Argentina. EESTH supports visiting U.S. delegations and maintains regular contact with a variety of Argentine government institutions, think tanks, civil society organizations, and business groups. Headed by the Counselor for Economic Affairs, the section covers a wide range of issues such as civil aviation, combating terrorist financing, climate change, energy, environment, finance and macroeconomics, health, infrastructure and transportation, intellectual property rights, and bilateral scientific cooperation among others.
- Boost bilateral trade in goods and services between the United States and Argentina and ensure compliance with international trade norms.
- Promote and protect U.S. investment in Argentina.
- Advocate for compliance with intellectual property rights (IPR).
- Strengthen efforts to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.
The EESTH Section works closely with the Foreign Commercial Service, the Foreign Agricultural Service, and other U.S. agencies to advance these goals and assist U.S. businesses interested in investment and trade opportunities in Argentina and local companies interested in doing business in the United States.