South American Real Estate News
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More German firms keen to invest in Brazil

Germany is keen to boost its already substantial investment in Brazil ahead of the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Rio summer Olympics, the new president of the Brazil-Germany Chamber of Commerce said here Monday. “There are many (German) companies, particularly small and medium-sized ones — who see prospects for business in Brazil” despite the country’s faltering economic growth (0.9 percent last year),” said Thomas Schmall, who has just been elected chamber president for a two-year…

Argentine Easter Championship Super TC2000 motor racing in Buenos Aires Streets

For the second time after sixty years the city of Buenos Aires will organize a car race on a street circuit. This will occur when Super TC2000 strolls the city streets of Recoleta on the first date of the Argentine Championship Super TC2000 on March 31st, 2013. The circuit will have an extension of 3200 meters and will run on Av. del Libertador and Av. Figueroa Alcorta, between Tagle and Ayacucho. The TC2000 (Turismo Competicion 2000) is a touring car racing competition recognized as one of the world’s…

Osorno Chile – The Center for Agricultural and Pastoral Farming

Osorno Chile – The Center for Agricultural and Pastoral Farming Osorno Chile is most of the most popular regions for pastoral and cropping farming in Chile that Gateway to South America-Chile specialises in. It is an important agricultural center, with agriculture making up the bulk of the Osorno province’s economic activity. Wheat and oats grow abundantly, but the land is also well-suited to the breeding of Chilean horses and cattle. Some of Chile’s finest beef products originate in the Osorno…

Which New Zealand Companies are making money in Latin America ?

When it comes to Latin America there are few New Zealand companies who know it as well as Tait Communications. The Christchurch-based business has been selling its products there for more than 25 years. So when Tait’s vice-president of sales for Latin America, Hamish Wiig, went on the John Key-led trade delegation recently he kept a watch out for some of his products. And it  wasn’t long before he spotted some. “It was great to see the police at the Sao Paulo football stadium all using Tait digitally…

What you need to know when selling your property in Argentina

This will be the first of a series of articles about selling in different South American Countries What does COTI means? The COTI is the ” Real Estate Transfer Code” (“Código de Oferta de Transferencia de Inmuebles”) necessary to sell a property that exceeds $ 300,000 AR in value. Do I have to obtain the COTI to sell my property? Yes, if you are an owner and planning to selling your property that exceeds the value of $300.000, then you will have to obtain the COTI Who must request for the COTI?…

Peru invests in massive irrigation project to bring fresh water to its arid west coast

Next year, the Olmos Irrigation Project will start pumping billions of gallons of water onto a nearby 170-square-mile patch of desert in the Olmos Valley near the Pacific coast. The $500 million project is the most ambitious yet in a handful of massive irrigation works that are turning large swaths of Peru’s historically parched coast into profitable agricultural fields. Odebrecht Construction drilled a 12-mile tunnel through the Andes to pull water from where it has always been abundant – the Amazon…