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A new game plan for Argentina ?

Eight years after being downgraded to a frontier market, Argentina seems poised for a turnaround, one that offers investors long-term opportunity and returns. Argentina was never so visible as when Diego Maradona led the nation’s soccer team past West Germany to win the World Cup championship in 1986. It seemed emblematic of a country on the cusp of claiming…

Feature Analysis: Will a new team turn Argentina’s economy around in time ?

Since taking over as Argentina’s president a year ago, Mauricio Macri has implemented free-market measures in an effort to spur the economy and attract foreign investment. However, the country’s economy contracted for the fourth consecutive time in last year’s third quarter, and Macri in December dismissed his finance…

Analysis: Latin America at the Crossroads

Today Latin America is at a crossroads, struggling between the end of a golden age and the beginning of a new order. This “great transformation” is the subject of a publication titled ‘Latin America at the Crossroads’, in which leading international scholars and experts scratch beneath the surface of such transformation to have a clearer glimpse…

Argentina Moderniza su Sistema Ferroviario

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El transporte ferroviario argentino, después de décadas de abandono, retoma el rumbo. Argentina compró 1.200 vagones a la Empresa China CMEC, los que están destinados al Belgrano Cargas. El monto total de la inversión, financiado con un crédito, es de USD 2.470 millones. Por su parte,  la inversión en material rodante es de 807 millones…

Brazil to allow foreign lenders to hold land

Foreign lenders and investors are eagerly awaiting a change of law in Brazil, after finance minister Henrique Meirelles suggested they would be allowed to use land as collateral in trade finance and other loans from March onwards.< In a televised interview with local news outlet Globo, Meirelles explained that the government was ready to re-establish…

¿Seguirán subiendo los precios de las propiedades en Buenos Aires?

Los costos, el precio de los terrenos y los valores que convalida el mercado son tres variables que marcan el pulso del negocio de los desarrolladores que todavía esperan señales claras que marquen una verdadera reactivación de la industria. Por otra parte, los números asustan sobre todo si se tiene en cuenta que el universo…