Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina, located on the western shore of the Rio de la Plata. It has a population of roughly 17 million.
Buenos Aires was founded by Spanish colonists in the 16th century; its name can be translated as "fair winds." It is one of the most economically significant cities in the Western hemisphere, and boasts the fourth-most populous metropolitan area in the Americas. This page collates all of DW's content on Buenos Aires.
The world's top economic powers are joining forces to combat market-distorting trade practices. In a surprising move, the US has joined the EU and Japan to sign a declaration during the World Trade Organisation ministerial conference in Buenos Aires. The question now is whether they can get other countries to join them.
Trade and commerce ministers from across the globe are gathering in Buenos Aires for a biennial meeting of the World Trade Organisation. Unprecendented challenges are facing attendees, who're coming to terms with a political upset by their biggest member: the United States.