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Everything you need to know about Agro Grain Pools in South America

The following are a series of frequent questions and answers we have received from our customers regarding the main aspects of investing in Latin American agribusiness pools. How do these vehicles work? Investors pool the money via a trust, and a team of professionals manage the operations in exchange for a management fee. After…

Rio de Janerio’s Housing Market will stay strong at least until 2017

Investors worried about an overheated Chinese housing market need only turn to Brazil. This real estate market has legs. And the recent five-year real estate boom there has a good five more years before home values stop appreciating. Housing prices have cooled in recent months, but are rising year over year. Interest rates are…

Doing Business in Latin America’s growing economies?

These comments are part of a report done by a person involved in researching investment opportunities in Latin America. I can’t put the whole report up for confidentially reasons but needless to say it is very positive. “The Latin American market has undergone a paradigm shift and has decisively come out of its boom and bust cycles and political and…

Why and How to invest in South American Agriculture ?

Many of the topics that were considered fringe in the past but are now coming to reality with the effects of global warming; the morality of food miles when countries use diminishing resources to ship food a long way to any market, geopolitical power shifts, the potential break up and loss of power in the United States, along with the growing…

What happens to the Soya that South America exports ?

Soya is one of the most rapidly spreading crops in the world, particularly in South America export. The  demand continues to rise due to the increased consumption of meat and dairy products and the  biofuels boom. It is the crop that provides the largest amount of protein per hectare, and it is  used to make fodder for animals, prepared foods,…

The soya value chain in Paraguayan agriculture

The soya value chain  can be divided into five phases (see above ).  Of these, only two (in green in the graphic) are carried out in Paraguay agriculture. According to a national analyst, ‘soya production in Paraguay is practically like an assembly plant: the inputs come from abroad, the and and water are provided here and often the same company…