BUENOS AIRES Cheap Nike Air Max TN Online , June 22 (Xinhua) -- Argentina on Thursday received 18 Chinese-built locomotives to modernize its dilapidated cargo rail network that traverses northern part of the country, the Transport Ministry said.

The shipment "doubles the current fleet of locomotives, which has not been renovated since 1978, incorporating the latest high-tech equipment," the ministry said.

The locomotives, which arrived at the Port of Buenos Aires and will be added to another two that arrived in February, will help upgrade the Belgrano Cargas cargo rail network Cheap Nike Air Max 95 Online , the backbone of Argentina's agro-products transportation system.

The new engines, built by the China Machinery Engineering Corporation, represent "a historic technological leap for the country's cargo transport and the Belgrano railway," the ministry said.

"The new Chinese machinery will help reduce the time it takes to transport goods from the north to the central part of the country, increase the amount of cargo transported, and generate jobs and the development of regional economies," said the ministry.

This latest shipment is part of a larger government plan to reactivate the country's cargo rail network Cheap Nike Air Max 90 Online , with a total of 107 new locomotives and 3,500 railcars, in addition to the renovation of the rails and railway infrastructure in general.

The first phase of the Belgrano Cargas renovation entails the renewal of some 1,600 km of rails stretching through six northern provinces and connecting them directly with Argentine major export hub Gran Rosario.

The renovation project is expected to be completed in 2019, increasing cargo capacity five times from the 2015 level of 847,282, according to the ministry.

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Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump's daughter and a White House advisor, on Saturday touted the creation of a new World Bank initiative to foster entrepreneurship among women.

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The initiative launched this week, the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative or We-Fi, aims to boost access to capital for businesswomen in the developing world.

"Fully unleashing the power of women in our economy will create tremendous value but also bring much-needed peace, stability and prosperity to many regions," Trump said during an event at the annual meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.

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Her appearance at an event comes amid strains between the Trump administration and international financial institutions. The United States this week opposed World Bank calls for a capital increase, calling instead for greater efficiency.

The White House this week also rejected IMF conclusions that tax cuts do not pay for themselves and that heavily indebted nations such as United States should pay down sovereign debts.

The Trump administration is currently pushing a tax cut proposal that critics say would balloon the US budget deficit.

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Saturday described Ivanka Trump as the "driving force" behind the new initiative, which had received $350 million in donor commitments.

The US itself pledged $50 million to the fund in July but has proposed reducing its commitments to a separate fund that helps the world's poorest countries by 15 percent, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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Apple Inc broke its silence on complaints about bending iPhones, hours after withdrawing a glitch-ridden software update as the company struggles to restore momentum to the rollout of its latest phones.

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