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Brazil is an Agricultural Powerhouse

Brazil is the world’s largest producer and exporter of sugar, coffee and orange juice, as well as the largest exporter of beef, soybeans and poultry. One in four grains consumed in the world is produced in Brazil. More than 5 of every 10 glasses of orange juice drunk around the world come from Brazilian oranges. Brazil’s beef cattle herd is 8 times the size of…

What You Need to Know before Buying Agricultural Land in Argentina

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Argentina is one of the world’s breadbaskets. Blessed with mild climate, fertile soil and abundant water, it has become an increasingly attractive opportunity for investors. Before you buy your crop farm or cattle ranch in the Pampas, the sheep ranch in the Patagonia, the resort in Bariloche or the winery in Mendoza, you need to understand a few things…

Business Opportunities in Argentina’s Booming e-Commerce Industry

Why and how is e-commerce booming in Argentina? What are the business opportunities in this industry? In this article, we’re going to have a close look at this growing sector of Argentina’s economy. With the huge e-commerce platforms of Alibaba operating mainly in Asia and Amazon operating in 13 countries, one may question why Latin…

Argentina is on track to becoming region’s leading producer and exporter of lithium

Argentina is competing with Chile which is the current  South America’s top producer of the mineral lithium, a key ingredient for the production of electric cars and its rechargeable batteries allowing them to retain energy far longer, and as a consequence its price has soared more than 30% to a record US$ 12.000 a ton this year.…

The Iconic Sofitel Hotel is closing in the Retiro, Buenos Aires

The Sofitel in Arroyo 841 closes next month leaving its historic building that was inaugurated in 1929 Fifteen years ago, when it opened, it was major news. A group of foreigners had chosen a palatial tower in Retiro to install a luxury world-class hotel, the first of the French Accor chain in Argentina. The building is on Arroyo Street which is…

Argentine Tax Reform “The times they are a-changin'”

ARGENTINE TAX BILL: A STEP TOWARD STRUCTURAL REFORM With a resounding victory in the mid-term elections behind it, the Macri Administration now enters the promised phase of meaningful Argentine tax reform. A first step is the administration’s release of a significant tax reform package, together with proposed reductions in employment taxes and social security…