South American Real Estate News
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Chile is the model for New Zealand Dairy company Fonterra expansion around the world

Fonterra’s Chilean subsidiary is an example of what the co-operative would like to achieve in the rest of the world, says former general manager Jose Miguel Porraz. Porraz, who left Soprole last year to become managing director of Fonterra Brands Vietnam, says the company is a fully integrated business that…

The Facts on the importance of using social media when marketing Real Estate

Two years ago GTSA could see the unstoppable trend towards Digital Media Marketing replacing the print media so we rebuilt all our marketing platforms to help our clients take advantage of this. This is more cost efficient for the vendors with targeted marketing reaching people and groups more efficiently. Facebook 1     …

Why did GTSA develop the vendeRAPIDO® selling process for selling real estate in South America?

There are two reasons. To speed up the selling time and Maximize the Value  Current Market Realities South American real estate markets are in the main lightly regulated and highly informal. What this means for vendors is they are at a strong disadvantage when they come to selling a property within a…

Uruguay Launches First “ZERO EMISSIONS” Pure-Electric Buses from China

BUQUEBUS and CTS Auto S.A. in partnership with Chinese automaker, BYD Ltd unveiled the first 12 meter rapid transit bus powered 100% by electricity in Uruguay and the region today. The ceremony was the culmination of an Electric Bus contract announced last year and was attended by President Mujica, Roberto Kreimerman Minister…

A new world currency is in the making The Chinese Renminbi backed by gold

China has been importing gold officially and unofficially at an increasing rate in the past few years. Last year alone it imported 630 tonnes. The goal is to have at least 10,000 tonnes  by 2015 up from the current 4,500 tonnes they currently have as a support for their increasingly popular currency the Renminbi. Now…

A New Zealander doing great business in Peru

An interview with Nick Fitzpatrick CEO for Delica Peru Who is Delica? We are a trading company specializing in Fresh Produce (Fruit and Vegetables) that is 70% owned by Turners and Growers (T+G/ENZA) and 30% owned by Key Staff. Delica began in 1994 with a couple of mates from Massey University who started exporting Citrus and Asparagus from Australia to Japan,and…