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Paraguay, Latin America’s growth champion

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Paraguay’s central bank is not ready to give any more juice to an economy that is turning into Latin America’s growth champion. The South American country, landlocked between Brazil, Argentina and Bolivia, is focused on keeping inflation at bay and won’t risk missing its 4.5 percent target to speed up growth as its neighbours weaken, central bank President Carlos Fernandez Valdovinos said October 12. The one percentage-point reduction to 5.75 percent in the key interest rate this year has already put…

Why the Farm Land Restrictions in Argentina have frozen the market

In 2011 the National Register of Rural Lands or RNTR  took on the massive task of surveying the cadastral registers of the 23 Argentine provinces in order to determine the amount of land owned by foreign citizens and companies in every district in the country. Ley N° 26.737 de Protección al Dominio Nacional sobre la Propiedad, Posesión o Tenencia de Tierras Rurales, which is known in Spanish as  “Ley de Tierras”, is regulated by law  Decreto 274/2012. At that time the president announced…

Cattle ranching in Paraguay: an investor’s perspective

Our aim here is to give potential investors an inside perspective into cattle ranching in Paraguay. In the next 50 years, a growing world population, rising affluence and urbanization will be driving a significant demand and resulting growth for livestock products. South America has long been a specialized beef sector, with 31% of global production, but there are still large undeveloped areas with cattle raising potential. Most notably, the Chaco region in Paraguay offers opportunities for added value investment…

KIWI REAL ESTATE TYCOON LOOKS AHEAD

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New Zealand Real Estate’s loss is South America Gain Argentina – Brazil – Chile – Paraguay – Peru – Uruguay   The Kiwi, New Zealand’s flightless, myopic national bird, is so shy and elusive that most New Zealanders have never seen one as it never leaves the remote forest floors where it lives a solitary, nocturnal life and they are so few in number it’s one of the world’s rarest birds. You’ll never see a Kiwi itself outside of New Zealand but on occasion it is…

New Zealand Dairy farmers head to Chile

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New Zealand dairy farmers head to Chile: Why ?  To leverage their skills as being amongst the best low-cost dairy farmers in the world. Facing rising property prices and limited opportunity on the Asian side of the Pacific, several New Zealand farmers have invested in Chile or moved here entirely, bringing with them many years’ experience in one of the world’s most productive dairy-farming countries. “Many are recognizing the opportunities that there are in South America and particularly…

Buenos Aires rents rising faster than inflation

Buenos Aires rents rising faster than inflation Nuñez, Recoleta see increases of almost 50% over past 12 months Rent prices in Buenos Aires City grew faster than any measure of inflation and wages last year, according to a new study commissioned by the City government. The report examined rent prices by neighbourhood in the City between August 2014 and August 2015, and highlighted sharp increases across Buenos Aires City over the year, including in more expensive areas such as Palermo and Recoleta where rent…