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Savills 2014 International Land Values report is now available

Savills Global Farmland Index* The Index, launched in 2012, is based on data from 15 key farmland markets and aims to provide a comparative indication of farmland value trends around the globe. The Index is derived from the average value of crop/arable land in domestic currency converted to US$ per hectare. Although converting to US$ per hectare can have an effect on annual growth rates in terms of domestic currency, it gives potential investors a good starting point for comparable analysis. It is a common…

Farm land is where the money is says the investment experts

Farm land is where the money is says the investment experts There’s money to be made in buying global agricultural land The global population is rising steadily — but food production is not, says Chloe Barrow. The result? More demand for arable land, as nations invest to safeguard their food supply and their wealth China, we learn, has 20 per cent of the world’s population and only 9 per cent of its farmland. By contrast Ukraine — at least before Russia took a chunk of its most fertile ground…

Auckland New Zealand is the Hub for Latin American growth from Asia

Auckland New Zealand is the Hub for Latin American growth from Asia A diverse group of LANZBC members and other companies, institutions and individuals were treated to a lively and enlightening seminar from Auckland Airport’s General Counsel and GM Corporate Affairs Charles Spillane on September 22nd. Charles’ presentation began with an explanation of his company’s goals to be faster stronger and better in all it does. He then presented the unique opportunity the airport has to be ‘southern…

What can Argentines learn from Paraguay

October 20, 2014
What can Argentines learn from Paraguay Paraguay has never had a good reputation in Argentina. Often forgotten, was only associated with poverty and crime. But today the reality may be changing. Paraguay is the fastest growing country in the region and one of the highest growth rates in the world. What can Argentines learn from them? The world is dynamic. All countries change over time. Some other forward and then backwards like Argentina. And the categories and prejudices of the past, slowly, falling behind…

Andres Oppenheimer: Latin America maybe doing better than it seems

Andres Oppenheimer: As we anticipated in a recent column, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have just released pretty grim economic forecasts for Latin America in 2015. But the truth is, only three big countries will do badly — and the rest of the region will do pretty well. Both the IMF and the World Bank, which held their annual meetings in Washington, D.C., last week, estimated that Latin America and the Caribbean will grow by a meager 2.2 percent next year, one of the region’s worst…

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…