Latin America: Argentina's Nimble Giant

Doing business is not easy in Argentina, the crumpled cornucopia that in the past 16 months has gone through six economics ministers and five revolutionary crises. But some companies have managed to make millions despite all, and the leader of these is a nimble giant that sells Argentina the best that the rest of the world has to offer. It is SIAM Di Tella, Ltda., Latin America's biggest manufacturer, which produces an array of machines to cool, clean, feed and transport the Argentines. After the shabbiest year for Argentine business in a...

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