South American Real Estate News
/ Year / 2017

Business Opportunities in Argentina’s Booming e-Commerce Industry

Why and how is e-commerce booming in Argentina? What are the business opportunities in this industry? In this article, we’re going to have a close look at this growing sector of Argentina’s economy. With the huge e-commerce platforms of Alibaba operating mainly in Asia and Amazon operating in 13 countries, one may question why Latin…

Argentina is on track to becoming region’s leading producer and exporter of lithium

Argentina is competing with Chile which is the current  South America’s top producer of the mineral lithium, a key ingredient for the production of electric cars and its rechargeable batteries allowing them to retain energy far longer, and as a consequence its price has soared more than 30% to a record US$ 12.000 a ton this year.…

The Iconic Sofitel Hotel is closing in the Retiro, Buenos Aires

The Sofitel in Arroyo 841 closes next month leaving its historic building that was inaugurated in 1929 Fifteen years ago, when it opened, it was major news. A group of foreigners had chosen a palatial tower in Retiro to install a luxury world-class hotel, the first of the French Accor chain in Argentina. The building is on Arroyo Street which is…

Argentine Tax Reform “The times they are a-changin'”

ARGENTINE TAX BILL: A STEP TOWARD STRUCTURAL REFORM With a resounding victory in the mid-term elections behind it, the Macri Administration now enters the promised phase of meaningful Argentine tax reform. A first step is the administration’s release of a significant tax reform package, together with proposed reductions in employment taxes and social security…

Argentina agricultural machinery sales increase dramatically

Despite the damaging floods that affected most productive rural areas of the country, Argentine agriculture continues to grow strongly, and the trend is reflected in the sale of new agricultural equipment. There is considerable data that shows this. For example, in the first half of the year, the sale of combine harvesters, tractors,…

What are the Different Types of Company Structures in Peru?

Peru is one of the fastest growing economies in Latin America and therefore an attractive emerging market for foreign investors. Out of 190 countries, Peru is ranked 54th on the ease of doing business index, according to the World Bank Group. Also included in the World Bank report was that Peru had an annual average growth rate from 2002 to 2016 of 5.6%…