South American Real Estate News
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How do Brazil’s dairy farmers compare with their International competitors

This page contains the weighted monthly average price data for  dairy farmers gate milk recorded in Brazil. The average price has to be considered as the result of the weighted average price for milk recorded in the following Brazil regions: Goias, Minas Gerais, Rio Grande de Soul, San Paulo, Paranà, Bahia. The information…

☀ Paraguay economy grows at 13.5% under President Cartes leadership reducing corruption and encouraging foreign investment

The Economist has dedicated an article to the recently inaugurated Paraguayan president Horacio Cartes, and his attempts to improve the living conditions of the majority of a population which is poor in a country rich in agriculture and energy. Paraguay’s President Horacio Cartes plays his…

A Worldwide Wine Shortage ? “Lies, damned lies, and statistics”

By Felix Salmon Reuters Press Have you heard about the global wine shortage? Of course you have: it’s been covered [1] in pretty much every media outlet imaginable, but Roberto Ferdman’s  piece for Quartz (“A Worldwide wine shortage could soon be upon us”) was one of the first, and also one of the most detailed. Still, it was…

Dakar 2014 Argentina / Bolivia / Chile

The 2014 Dakar Rally will be the 35th running of the event and the sixth successive year that the event is held in South America. 2014 Dakar Rally Route replaces Peru with Bolivia. The event will start in Rosario, Argentina on January 5 and finish in Valparaiso, Chile on January 18 after thirteen stages of competition, which will comprise a total distance of over…

Why South America should not be ignored as a trading block

Why South America should not be ignored as a trading block Beyond mining, there are compelling reasons why the region should figure much more prominently in the international media. Just to refresh your memory, let’s list some of the region’s key attributes, including the fact that it occupies some 14% of the earth’s land surface…

New Zealand Dairy Company Fonterra opens $45m centre in Brazil with Nestle

 New Zealand Dairy Company Fonterra opens $45m centre in Brazil with Nestle Fonterra’s South American joint venture with Nestle opened a $45 million distribution centre alongside its Araras, Brazil factory to distribute more than 200,000 metric tonnes of dairy products a year across South America’s biggest economy.…

URUGUAY to have greater presence in international meat market

Asian markets continue to lead in meat demand. With a projected levels of stable consumption and a global supply of meat not presenting growth, Uruguay will have a new challenge in 2014, to increasing their leadership and make greater presence in China, European Union and Korea. At the annual meeting of the consultant Gíra (Research…

Private Banking in Uruguay is undergoing drastic changes

International trading and investment banks that have offices in Uruguay and offer financial services are changing. After sudden departure of the Royal Bank of Canada,  you can add the Crédit Suisse, Raymond James sales and many others.. Traditional banking, which provides loans and takes deposits in Uruguay has made several changes as…

BRAZIL’s Real Estate will stay strong in 2014

Over the past five years the BRAZIL’s Real Estate market has soared, especially in Rio de Janeiro with the World Cup and Olympics coming up. There is plenty of optimism for investors to be found with the high tourist season returning swiftly followed by the 2014 World Cup, despite fears of a devaluation and signs of it potentially levelling off…

ARGENTINA’s investability grows rapidly

The Global Macro is now very much in favor of ARGENTINA, which in structural terms has some setbacks which are very difficult to resolve,” evaluates  said, CEO of Puente, the financial group that grew as an exchange house and today is the largest underwriter of provincial debt. Federico said that the current government knows about the structural problems…

Are there no rights beyond survival in the world ?

The incessant clamour for rights and fairness no longer reaches just across society but winds back through world history. Past wrongs, too, must be put right.The appeals are invariably emotional. There is no analysis of the nature of the rights being asserted, the principle of fairness being established or who it is that is responsible to put matters…

Gateway Nominated for the 2013 European Global Real Estate Awards for South America

Gateway Nominated for the 2013 European Global Real Estate Awards for South America Since the crash in 2008 the real estate industry in South America has taken its time to recover, but now firmly seems to be back and generating huge amounts of interest from prospective investors world wide. For many countries this has been…

How to buy a property in URUGUAY

How to buy a property in URUGUAY Buying a property in any country abroad can be a daunting thought. Especially with all the different rules and procedures each one has. We’ve set out here an easy step by step guide to the essentials when looking to buy in Uruguay Firstly you will want  to consider where to live or buy a property as location is very important.…

URUGUAY and CHILE least corrupt countries in Latam region

Uruguay retains the lowest level of public sector corruption in Latin America, shortly followed by Chile. The Transparency International (TI) published a report last week. In its annual Corruption Perception Index (CPI) which is based on expert evaluation of public section corruption, the NGO ranked Uruguay 19th out of the 177 countries…

Brazil on the right track

Brazil on the right track With all the investment going on for the upcoming World Cup and Olympics, coupled with the investment being made in infrastructure pertaining to airports and roads, Brazil is a sure bet for the future.  According to the Economist, Singapore’s Changi Airport Group and Odebrecht, a Brazilian construction firm, landed the job to upgrade and run…