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Investment and tax incentives for foreign investors in Paraguay

Investment and tax incentives: Paraguay has a good quality of life and a business-friendly environment, offering an array of opportunities in terms of leisure, sports and the most captivating ecotourism and adventure travel experiences. Its climate and variety of natural resources provide an attractive environment, enhancing business potential. In addition, the country has a privileged location given the confluence of two important rivers (Paraguay and Parana River waterways) in its territory and the fact that…

International Listed Funds with Large Farm Land Holdings in South America

International Listed Funds with Large Farm Land Holdings in South America Some of the global listed companies with large land holdings and featured in many of the agricultural funds include. In addition to these there is a number of private companies with up to 1,000,000 hectares involved in Agriculture. ie El Tejar   in Argentina and Brazil. Cresud (CRESY) is an Argentinean agricultural company that invests in land, cattle and technology. Cresud generates profits through the acquisition, transformation…

Paraguay, Land of new Opportunities

STANDARD & POOR’S LIFT PARAGUAY CREDIT RATING Land of new  Opportunities: Paraguay’s sovereign rating has been raised from BB to BB, keeping a stable outlook. This improvement is an important development, which reflects the success of measures implemented at government level, its strong external financial position, low debt levels. The international financial community increasingly looks more favorably the auspicious process that is being developed in the country, creating a virtuous circle of…

Argentina and the Ukraine have lost the most wealth in the world over the past year.

Argentina and the Ukraine have lost the most wealth in the world over the past year. According to the global wealth report, a person needs just $US3,650 – including the value of equity in their home – to be among the wealthiest half of world citizens. However, more than $US77,000 is required to be a member of the top 10 per cent of global wealth holders, and $US798,000 to belong to the top 1 per cent. “Taken together, the bottom half of the global population own less than 1 per cent of total…

The returning Bolivian President Evo Morales continues to back orthodox economics

The returning Bolivian President Evo Morales continues to back orthodox economics Re elected Bolivian President Evo Morales, who easily won a third term in a weekend election, has said he will stick to his brand of pragmatic socialism, respecting private property while expanding the state’s role in the economy. Morales, a former coca grower who became Bolivia’s first indigenous president in 2006, comfortably won Sunday’s election. Although official results were coming in slowly, a TV exit…

The World Bank joins a long line of experts criticising Argentina’s lack of fiscal management

Argentina needs an “urgent change of direction” and better relations with financial markets if its economy is to recover medium term. The Argentine economy needs an urgent change of course which would have the effect of reestablishing normal relations with the financial market, a crucial step to open a maneuvering space in an ever more complex environment, suggested Augusto de la Torre, World Bank chief economist for Latin America. Without giving more details De la Torre simply said that “humbly speaking…