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Agriculture is tipped to boom in South America

South American agriculture is set to boom. It should come as no surprise to enterprising investors, who’ve long been told South America is to become the ‘food bowl of Asia’. Fuelled by unprecedented growth in its middle-class population, rising prosperity and globalisation; Asia’s demand for consumables will grow for decades to come. Recently highlighted the latest research has identified five megatrends in South America agriculture over the next 15 to 20 years. The key megatrends identified by the…

The Trans-Pacific Partnership passed affecting 40% of the worlds economy

It is the world’s largest and most important Trade Agreement ever negotiated has connected all the major Pacific Nations. It affects more than 800 million people in Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam It is a trade agreement that will open markets, set high-standard trade rules, and address 21st-century issues in the global economy. However for years we have been told that Trans-Pacific Partnership  was a global conspiracy by…

Latin America Leading the world in Media Advertising Growth

LATIN AMERICA LEADING THE WORLD IN MEDIA SPEND Total media ad investments will rise faster in Latin America than in any other region worldwide through 2019, according to the latest eMarketer forecast of ad spending around the world. The growth is the result of a rising middle class and increased advertiser spending on global events like the 2016 Rio Olympics. Spending on paid media in Latin America will total $41.85 billion in 2015, a 10.1% increase from last year. eMarketer expects ad spending in Latin America…

Why is Argentina a better place to hedge your bets compared to an increasingly unstable Europe?

Argentina is currently looking like a good place to lay your bets for global minded real estate investors with dollars burning holes in pockets, Why be wary of Europe? The ‘Emerging Trends in Real Estate’ European 2015 report by PWC and the Urban land Institute, predicted that 2015 would be a busy and profitable year for real estate investors. But despite their optimism, they had clear concerns about fragile economic conditions, weak fundamentals, volatile geopolitical issues and increasing instability…

Selective Rural property boom expected to be imminent in wake of strong beef prices

Rural Property Boom:  Rawdon Briggs, from Colliers International ( Australian Agro Division ), said recent significant sales at high prices in Australia’s outback indicated the market was picking up for beef properties. “I would suggest we are not in a boom situation (yet), we are probably a good six months away from when prices will really start taking off,” Mr Briggs said. “One recent example is the Chinese purchase of the MP Evans property in southern Queensland, that was off market.…

Uruguay Farms Raise Record Funds After Land Prices Jump 11-Fold

Uruguay Farms Raise Record: Uruguayan farm operators are raising a record amount of funds in the securities market after a boom in prices for the country’s farmland. About $124 million of securities tied to agriculture have been issued this year, double last year’s total, after financial trust Fideicomiso Financiero Campos Sustentables sold $50 million in shares on Friday to buy farmland. Another agriculture trust is planning to raise as much as $100 million this year to purchase 10,000 hectares (24,700…