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Property Values reach a new low in Buenos Aires

The basis of comparison is becoming increasingly smaller in the  Property Values Buenos Aires property market, which is now facing more trouble. Following the report from the ‘Colegio de Escribanos’ (The Association of Notaries) they encountered a lessor but important  drop in  prices 14 months since June 2012. In August 2012 there was a registered annual drop of 35%, and if comparing the number of deeds in the same month of 2013 to 2011 there was a low turnaround of 48%. In August, as reported by the…

El Tejar’s big shift from Argentina to Brazil

The farming company founded in 1987, El Tejar, who has become one of the biggest grain and oilseed producers globally, has relocated their headquarters from their original base in the province of Buenos Aires to São Paulo. Among the world’s top grain producers in 2012, the company have now also almost replaced their Argentina chief executive, Horacio Ackerman, with Brazilian Luiz Kaufman. The changes come as a result of a disintegrating relationship between the Argentine government and the farming industry…

Forbes: Chile is the best country in Latin America and the Caribbean to do business

Chile is the best country in Latin America and the Caribbean to do business According to the latest ranking published by Forbes, Chile was ranked 24 ° among the best counties to do business worldwide and was the first in Latin America and the Caribbean. The ranking includes 134 countries. Peru, meanwhile, is ranked 42 ° at the international level and won second place in the region. Trinidad and Tobago is in third place (49 °), Mexico’s fourth (57 °) and Panama’s fifth (60). Uruguay (61 °),…

Chile – Manuka Dairy Farm owned by New Zealanders – One of the largest in South America

Manuka S.A, who have now established itself as a significant foreign investor in Chile’s dairy industry, is owned by 140 Kiwi investors, of which five of the cornerstone investing families own 70%. Juan Carlos Petersen, chief executive of Manuka S.A, said the principles of grass-based dairy farming in Chile were the same as in NZ but the genetic lines were not there yet and it was still building Kiwi cross breeds in its herds. Dairying is strong in the lakes district of Los Lagos, where the physical similarities…

Osorno located in Chile 10th Region gets a 10 out of 10 for Investors

The Lake District of Southern Chile, Osorno, is the agricultural centre of the 10th region. Located at the confluence of the Rahue and Damas rivers in the sight of the active but minor Osorno Volcano, the pasture growth is excellent as the volcanic soils are naturally fertile and predominantly free-draining. The region has interestingly preserved much of the 19th century architecture and urban layout with its large park decorated with beautiful fountains, benches and stunning tree-lined avenues in the city’s…

Argentina’s ‘Napa Valley’- Valle de Uco

On the eastern side of the Andes, in the region of stunning foothills and high plains, is Argentina’s Napa Valley. The Uco Valley, in Mendoza, has rapidly become one of the most talked about and exciting wine regions in the southern hemisphere. Originally created as a stopping point in the crossing of the Andes on the commercial route from Río de la Plata to Chile’s Santiago, Mendoza has become the largest wine producing area in Latin America, claiming 70% of Argentina’s wines. The Uco Valley with its…