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The charm of Buenos Aires – It is still Paris in South America

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Properties for sale in Buenos Aires are 33 percent cheaper than in other capitals of South America Culturally diverse, artistically exciting, gastronomically delicious, religiously tolerant amid a friendly atmosphere. Buenos Aires literally open to “good airs” to ventilate and oxygenate the city Whether you are thinking about…

Europe to lift all Argentine import restrictions on its meat products

World  Famous Argentinian Beef will soon be back on European menus. Argentina’s Minister for Agriculture confirmed yesterday (20 January, 2016) that the Europe Union will lift all Argentine imports restrictions on beef.  It’s applies to restrictions on animal product exports from the northern provinces of Argentina. The  South…

The Douglas Tompkins’s Legacy in South America

Doug Tompkins’s Legacy: life and death of the ecological visionary behind North Face  The company co-founder Douglas Tompkins, who died last December in a kayaking accident, was an outdoorsman and environmentalist who launched two billion-dollar businesses. Those close to him recall ‘a brilliant man with an absolute passion’ for nature. In…

CHILE: A GREAT PLACE TO RETIRE

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Chile for retiree, affordable, safe, temperate climate and low cost of living Chile as a great place to retire has understood how to become a magnet for citizens around the world, as regards the consistency of its institutions and economy. With a privileged geography in terms of beauty and variety of the landscape. Chile welcomes foreigners with a perfect blend of…

Lithium is the new Oil and is in an undisputed bull market

South America Lithium is the new Oil Demand for more efficient energy storage is an ongoing structural thematic will continue through the next decade. Lithium-ion batteries for consumer electronics, Electrical Vehicles (EV) and Electrical Energy Storage systems, will see Lithium demand grow at >10% cagr through to the end of the decade to 300ktpa+. The…

Uruguay’s Luxury Residential Real Estate Market

URUGUAY’S LUXURY RESIDENTIAL MARKET OVERVIEW Uruguay’s luxury residential real estate market reached a peak in 2011, and has largely deflated since then, causing prices in the most areas to drop for all but a few the top tier of properties. The overall market has dropped by about 25 percent, but homes priced at $3 million or more have been less affected. There…

✔ Argentina an exception to an expected South American Slowdown

By Silvio Cascione Poll shows South American Slow Down, Argentina is seen as exception BRASILIA — The worst recessions in the world this year will take place in Latin America, with little room for policymakers to try and avoid them as global commodity prices flounder, a Reuters poll showed yesterday. Economists slashed growth forecasts…

☻ GTSA – Corporate INTL Award

GTSA Corporate INTL Award   Corporate INTL’s annual awards marks excellence for the world’s leading advisers and financiers in an array of countries and continents. Gateway to South America – Argentina  has been awarded this award for the third time as The Agricultural Real Estate Specialist of the Year in Argentina for 2016. The awards commemorate those who…

STANDARD & POOR’S 2016 OUTLOOK: PARAGUAY STANDS OUT IN LATIN AMERICA

STANDARD & POOR’S 2016 outlook for Paraguay is very promising. Paraguay is the only Latin American country with a positive outlook for 2016, said Moritz Kraemer, Global Chief Rating Officer, Sovereign Ratings at Standard & Poor’s during his presentation of the firm’s 2016 global sovereign outlook. Most countries in the…

💰 NEW INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY, DAIRY FARMS IN CHILE

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Global demand for milk will increase by 36% over the next decade. Dairy farms should increase productivity. Tetra Pak – the world leader in packaging for the dairy industry – reveals in its Dairy Index for 2014 that, largely due to population growth, increased prosperity and increased urbanization in Africa, Asia and Latin America, demand…

Paraguay’s economy continues to impress

Paraguay’s Economy Continues to impress Paraguay’s economy continues to be a hotspot for growth. However, the downturn in global commodity prices has hit South American economies hard. Although Brazil and Venezuela are the most notable cases, several countries in the region are experiencing major economic slowdowns or even contractions. The country’s…

Disaster looms for Latin America’s biggest economy Brazil

AT THE start of 2016 Brazil which is Latin America’s biggest economy should be in an exuberant mood but instead disaster looms. Rio de Janeiro is to host South America’s first Olympic games in August, giving Brazilians a chance to embark on what they do best: throwing a really spectacular party. Instead, Brazil faces political and…

Argentina is a “Ray of Sunshine” in South America

JP Morgan Chase report on Argentina Argentina is a “Ray of Sunshine” as seen by a growing number of foreign investors who are signaling interest in Argentina following the pro-market turn that newly-inaugurated President Mauricio Macri started showing since taking office. The latest financial player to endorse the country as a promising investment…

Brazil’s economy enters ‘outright depression’

Brazil’s Economy is in Depression Brazil’s economy shrank more than analysts forecast, as rising unemployment and higher inflation sapped domestic demand, pulling the South America largest economy deeper into what Goldman Sachs now calls “an outright depression”. Gross domestic product in Brazil contracted 1.7 per cent in the three…

STRONG WINDS OF CHANGE IN ARGENTINA

Change in Argentina takes hold Argentina has been dealt a winning hand after 70 yrs of failed policies which removed it from its peer group, Australia and Canada into a economic basket case and a social disaster. With corruption so high it would make your eyes water, and abject record poverty hiding behind lying statistics most investors have given up long ago…