South American Real Estate News
/ Year / 2017

Brazil’s Car Wash Scandal Reveals a Country Soaked in Corruption

What may be the largest corruption case in modern history runs deep in Latin America’s largest country. In U.S. history, entire cities and states have been branded corrupt: Think Richard J. Daley’s Chicago or Huey Long’s Louisiana. But amid even the worst federal scandals, Watergate included, the country has never been nationally…

The Economist: Argentina’s new, honest inflation statistics

The end of bogus accounting SOME readers of The Economist may be numbed by statistics. To many others, they are the water of cognitive life. Each week at the back of this newspaper we publish official data on 42 of the largest economies in the world—with one exception. Five years ago we stopped publishing the inflation figure for Argentina…

Danes give Chileans a helping hand in global pork marketplace

The Chilean pork sector has made a significant further move into the global marketplace after a major deal was sealed between one of Latin America’s leading pork producers and Danish investors. Coexca SA has joined forces with the Danish Agribusiness Fund (DAF) in a $12m equity deal that will enable the Chilean producer to double its output.…

Southern hemisphere farmers will struggle to meet milk demand growth over next five years

image of Argentina: Los lácteos
Southern hemisphere farmers will struggle to produce about 20 billion liters of milk needed to feed the world’s demand growth over the next five years according to Rabobank research. Rabobank dairy analyst Emma Higgins said that most of the extra supply would need to be met by the northern hemisphere. “Countries…

Argentine Agriculture Comeback

After 10 years of heavy Government intervention, policies have changed and Argentine agriculture is coming back in full force. Governments around the world intervene in their agricultural sectors, and in times of high commodities prices, many countries before Argentina introduced export retentions and “windfall taxes” to natural resource industries aiming to ensure…

Want to escape the maddening crowds ? Try North West Argentina

Close to the small town of Cafayate is a perfect example of one family’s project to create a sanctuary away from the stresses of living in a major city. This lifestyle property is in the Colalao del Valle, Valles Calchaquíes in the Tucuman Province. The building of a Charca or lifestyle Block When the owners bought the land in January…