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Direct Farming investments in South America prove very popular

Gateway to South America offers the opportunity to invest directly into grain Direct farming through an innovative agriculture investment fund that offers very attractive returns and allows investing without being a specialist. This is a unique possibility for investors to enter into profitable large scale business, largely dollarized and with annual liquidity The fund is focused in producing soft commodities (soybeans, corn, wheat, sunflower, barley)  on leased farmland in South America, particularly Uruguay,…

The past decade sees tremendous social change in Chile but still some way to go

Chile is becoming a more progressive society with tremendous change in the last decade that has improved the quality of life of its citizens, according to a new international report. Since the 1990s, the country has seen a track record of robust growth and poverty reduction, says the Better Life Index from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). However, social change in Chile still ranks low in a large number of topics relative to most other countries in the OECD.  For example,…

Mitsubishi to control the local Brazilian Branch of Argentine Grain Company Los Globo

Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp plans to acquire a majority stake in Brazilian grain company Los Grobo Ceagro do Brasil in a deal worth about 50 billion yen (US$495 million), the Nikkei business daily reported on Friday. Under the deal, Mitsubishi would lend Ceagro, a branch of Argentine grains producer Los Grobo SA, 30 billion yen, and 10 billion yen would be used to purchase shares from investors. Mitsubishi would raise its stake in the company to 80 percent from the current 20 percent after the deal,…

Chile is the model for New Zealand Dairy company Fonterra expansion around the world

Fonterra’s Chilean subsidiary is an example of what the co-operative would like to achieve in the rest of the world, says former general manager Jose Miguel Porraz. Porraz, who left Soprole last year to become managing director of Fonterra Brands Vietnam, says the company is a fully integrated business that fits Fonterra’s “grass to glass” model. Soprole is the only company in Chile that collects milk nationally and is the country’s biggest milk buyer. It has three manufacturing…

The Facts on the importance of using social media when marketing Real Estate

Two years ago GTSA could see the unstoppable trend towards Digital Media Marketing replacing the print media so we rebuilt all our marketing platforms to help our clients take advantage of this. This is more cost efficient for the vendors with targeted marketing reaching people and groups more efficiently. Facebook 1      Facebook has 1.11 billion active users worldwide. (Source: Facebook) 2      The best time to post on Facebook to earn shares is 1pm. (Source: Dan Zarrella) 3      The best…

Why did GTSA develop the vendeRAPIDO® selling process for selling real estate in South America?

There are two reasons. To speed up the selling time and Maximize the Value  Current Market Realities South American real estate markets are in the main lightly regulated and highly informal. What this means for vendors is they are at a strong disadvantage when they come to selling a property within a reasonable time frame.  Traditional times of sale are measured in months and years.   Consequently transaction costs are among the highest in the world.  With the globalization of real estate GTSA saw an opportunity…