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☀ South America Land Prices Review

Free pasture cattle, Uruguay
South America Land Prices Reviewed In the central American and Andean countries, fertile farmland has never been very abundant, and some of those countries also have restrictions in place regarding larger land holdings by foreigners. Ie Argentina *, Brazil* and Uruguay. * Current policies under review for removal or change. Foreigners have bought large tracts of land over the last few decades, due to the previous low valuations and absence of restrictions in the following regions: – Brazil, the inner,…

The future of food in South America

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The future of food in South America is uncertain, because high-quality food will be grown anywhere in the world where there is the lowest cost of inputs. The leadership of agriculture and food exports in South America is an achievement of generations and now yields its best harvest. This continent has a most conducive climate for producing high quality food, as well as exceptional soils, thanks to the volcanic ash of the Andes, accumulated over millennia. All these factors, coupled with hard work, the application…

New Zealander’s see new opportunity for cooperation with Argentina

NEW ZEALANDER’S SEEK COOPERATION WITH ARGENTINA When the first 10 days of December saw both the launch of Air New Zealand flights and the inauguration of the Mauricio Macri administration, it was impossible not to think big for 2016 with such an alignment of the planets, says Gustavo Richardson, the director of the New Zealand Bilateral Chapter within Argentina’s Asia-Pacific Chamber of Commerce. Richardson (born to a New Zealand father and Argentine mother) has a five-point plan ready, starting with…

Obama’s visit will boost investment in Argentina

Investment in Argentina The upcoming visit of United States President Barack Obama to Argentina on March 23 and 24 has prompted across-the-board optimism among US companies in the country, which believe the trip will encourage more investment in  Argentina in the coming years — perhaps even leading to new firms arriving. But it won’t be such an easy road, they warn, with a long list of economic woes such as rising inflation and the lack of dollars and foreign funding. CEOs from the local branches of JP…

☀ ARGENTINA SHINES AGAIN

Argentina shines, attracting wide international support for the new government The Press Secretary of the United States has announced the upcoming state visit of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to Argentina. This will take place on 23 and 24 March. The news has caused a very positive movement in local markets. It should help strengthen investors’ incipient confidence both in domestic and foreign opportunities. In Buenos Aires, President Obama and the First Lady “… will…

Latin America, not South-East Asia, will be the world’s economic powerhouse

Latin America, not South-East Asia, will be the world’s economic powerhouse (The following article was written by Rafael Salazar and was published in The Huffington Post on 3 February, 2016) In today’s post-recession, cost-competitive environment, Asian countries like India and China have positioned themselves as the natural heirs to U.S. economic dominance. However, as Americans and Europeans look east, fretting about China’s economic outlook amidst rising debt, stagnating wages, and excess supply…