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Invest in Buenos Aires – Residential Properties

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Invest in Buenos Aires now; it is an opportunity that should not be missed. In this age of transition, great deals can be found in the residential sector. We recommend taking advantage of the situation to invest in Buenos Aires , the rising star, under the protection of the new market conditions. The perspective and analysis from the standpoint of the…

Chile’s new foreign investment law

CHILES NEW FOREIGN INVESTMENT LAW On January 1, 2016 Law No. 20,848 which sets forth a new legal framework for foreign direct investment in Chile (the “New Foreign Investment Law”) was enacted. The New Law also regulates the effects of contracts entered into during the term of Decree Law No. 600 of 1974 (“DL 600”), in order to guarantee the full validity…

Argentina’s maligned devaluation is proving a big hit now

Argentina’s much-maligned devaluation is proving a big hit now (The following article was written by Daniel Cancel and was published in Bloomberg.com on 7 January, 2016) When Mauricio Macri, fresh off his victory in presidential elections in November, reiterated his pledge to jettison Argentina’s myriad currency controls upon assuming…

South American Book of the Week: The Blue Line

  A South American Novel – The Blue Line Ingrid Betancourt Set against the backdrop of Argentina’s Dirty War and infused with magical realism, The Blue Line is a breathtaking story of love and betrayal by one of the world’s most renowned writers and activists. Ingrid Betancourt, author of the New York Times bestselling memoir Even Silence Has an End, draws on history…

Property syndicates are popular but investors need to understand how they work and what the risks are

  Property Syndicates are an option for the diversified Investor   Property syndicates are a great way for smaller investors to pool their funds to buy a larger farm or other properties that would otherwise be beyond their means. They have been around for a long time but have undergone…

The charm of Buenos Aires – It is still Paris in South America

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Properties for sale in Buenos Aires are 33 percent cheaper than in other capitals of South America Culturally diverse, artistically exciting, gastronomically delicious, religiously tolerant amid a friendly atmosphere. Buenos Aires literally open to “good airs” to ventilate and oxygenate the city Whether you are thinking about…

Europe to lift all Argentine import restrictions on its meat products

World  Famous Argentinian Beef will soon be back on European menus. Argentina’s Minister for Agriculture confirmed yesterday (20 January, 2016) that the Europe Union will lift all Argentine imports restrictions on beef.  It’s applies to restrictions on animal product exports from the northern provinces of Argentina. The  South…

The Douglas Tompkins’s Legacy in South America

Doug Tompkins’s Legacy: life and death of the ecological visionary behind North Face  The company co-founder Douglas Tompkins, who died last December in a kayaking accident, was an outdoorsman and environmentalist who launched two billion-dollar businesses. Those close to him recall ‘a brilliant man with an absolute passion’ for nature. In…

CHILE: A GREAT PLACE TO RETIRE

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Chile for retiree, affordable, safe, temperate climate and low cost of living Chile as a great place to retire has understood how to become a magnet for citizens around the world, as regards the consistency of its institutions and economy. With a privileged geography in terms of beauty and variety of the landscape. Chile welcomes foreigners with a perfect blend of…

Lithium is the new Oil and is in an undisputed bull market

South America Lithium is the new Oil Demand for more efficient energy storage is an ongoing structural thematic will continue through the next decade. Lithium-ion batteries for consumer electronics, Electrical Vehicles (EV) and Electrical Energy Storage systems, will see Lithium demand grow at >10% cagr through to the end of the decade to 300ktpa+. The…

Uruguay’s Luxury Residential Real Estate Market

URUGUAY’S LUXURY RESIDENTIAL MARKET OVERVIEW Uruguay’s luxury residential real estate market reached a peak in 2011, and has largely deflated since then, causing prices in the most areas to drop for all but a few the top tier of properties. The overall market has dropped by about 25 percent, but homes priced at $3 million or more have been less affected. There…

✔ Argentina an exception to an expected South American Slowdown

By Silvio Cascione Poll shows South American Slow Down, Argentina is seen as exception BRASILIA — The worst recessions in the world this year will take place in Latin America, with little room for policymakers to try and avoid them as global commodity prices flounder, a Reuters poll showed yesterday. Economists slashed growth forecasts…

☻ GTSA – Corporate INTL Award

GTSA Corporate INTL Award   Corporate INTL’s annual awards marks excellence for the world’s leading advisers and financiers in an array of countries and continents. Gateway to South America – Argentina  has been awarded this award for the third time as The Agricultural Real Estate Specialist of the Year in Argentina for 2016. The awards commemorate those who…

STANDARD & POOR’S 2016 OUTLOOK: PARAGUAY STANDS OUT IN LATIN AMERICA

STANDARD & POOR’S 2016 outlook for Paraguay is very promising. Paraguay is the only Latin American country with a positive outlook for 2016, said Moritz Kraemer, Global Chief Rating Officer, Sovereign Ratings at Standard & Poor’s during his presentation of the firm’s 2016 global sovereign outlook. Most countries in the…

💰 NEW INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY, DAIRY FARMS IN CHILE

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Global demand for milk will increase by 36% over the next decade. Dairy farms should increase productivity. Tetra Pak – the world leader in packaging for the dairy industry – reveals in its Dairy Index for 2014 that, largely due to population growth, increased prosperity and increased urbanization in Africa, Asia and Latin America, demand…