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Tax Dodger Amnesty in Argentina Enables 15% Discount on housing for some Buyers

Tax Dodger Amnesty in Argentina Enables 15% Discount on housing for some Buyers (Joe Blogs ) said he plans to tap the secondary market in “Cedins” — central bank-issued certificates given to Argentines in its tax amnesty program. In exchange for turning in untaxed foreign currency, people get dollar-denominated…

First Premium Outlet Mall opens in Buenos Aires

Distrito Arcos, Buenos Aires first outdoor premium outlet mall, is now open to the public.  It is conveniently located in the heart of Palermo and on the dividing line between two of the city’s most popular neighborhoods for expats and foreign travelers: Palermo Soho and Palermo Hollywood. The first phase of Distrito Arcos includes 53 retail outlets including…

Powerful Reasons to Invest in Agro Pools in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay

Agro pools provide investors with the possibility to participate in a diversified pool of agricultural production. There are several reasons, both regarding macroeconomic variables and in respect to the particular of these vehicles which make them a compelling alternative for returns and diversification in the long term. World population is increasing, and…

Argentina’s tax scheme is entering the modern age

Electronic billing to be mandatory in July, while taxis could accept debit and credit cards soon. The Argentine taxman is increasingly betting on technology to improve tax collection. AFIP announced yesterday a plan to turn payments into digital form for a large part of the economy. The first step will be taken on July 1 with the prohibition of manual…

Agriculture industry’s economic prospects have been turned upside down.

The grain industry, which was a beneficiary of the great commodity super cycle, may be slipping into an extended period of moderation in prices, due in part to slowing global economies like China and Europe. The economies of emerging nations, such as Argentina Brazil, Russia, India, China, and Uruguay – along with South Korea, Indonesia, Mexico, and Turkey – are slowing. While the weighted average gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of these nations in the first decade of the century was in the high…

Argentina Electors are looking for change after years of financial stagnation

Argentina Electors are looking for change after years of financial stagnation Despite debt tensions and plenty of controversy under President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, Argentina’s stock market has been a lucrative place to invest over the past year. The Global X MSCI Argentina ETF (ARGT) is up 5% over the past…