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Richard Bernabe is an internationally-renowned nature, wildlife, and travel photographer as well as widely-published author from the United States. His passion for adventure has been the driving force behind his life’s quest to capture the moods and character of the world’s most amazing places, from Africa to the Amazon to the Arctic and…

Wall Street’s bulls are coming back to Argentina

Wall Street’s bulls are rushing to the land of gauchos: Argentina. Their return marks a sharp comeback in confidence for one of the world’s worst economies. Larry Fink says he “came away more confident than ever” on Argentina after spending two days in New York this month with the nation’s leaders. Fink is the CEO of BlackRock,…

Brazil is an Agricultural Powerhouse

Brazil is the world’s largest producer and exporter of sugar, coffee and orange juice, as well as the largest exporter of beef, soybeans and poultry. One in four grains consumed in the world is produced in Brazil. More than 5 of every 10 glasses of orange juice drunk around the world come from Brazilian oranges. Brazil’s beef cattle herd is 8 times the size of…

What You Need to Know before Buying Agricultural Land in Argentina

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Argentina is one of the world’s breadbaskets. Blessed with mild climate, fertile soil and abundant water, it has become an increasingly attractive opportunity for investors. Before you buy your crop farm or cattle ranch in the Pampas, the sheep ranch in the Patagonia, the resort in Bariloche or the winery in Mendoza, you need to understand a few things…

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%…

5 Great Reasons to Do Business in Argentina

As Argentina re-enters the global market, investor interest has surged by people wanting to do business there. The emerging economy has taken great leaps towards reducing their well-known economic problems. There have been numerous government initiatives aimed at improving the economic state of the country and encouraging foreign participation. Some of these government-led…

Argentina’s Biggest Food Company Arcor Is Looking To Go Global

The world’s biggest maker of hard candies Arcor is seeking a strategic partner to help it expand outside Latin America. See their company video here. Arcor SAIC, the closely held Argentine food conglomerate, would be willing to do a stock swap with a partner in order to get access to more overseas markets, especially in Asia. Luis Pagani,…

Buenos Aires Main Avenue: One pic can tell one thousand words

This pic is taken from the hotel itself across the widest boulevard in the world. 9 de Julio. . .. A post shared by 🌹💕🌸Marian🌸💕🌹 (@lachicadeloscielos) on Nov 5, 2017 at 2:00pm PST Contact the Gateway to South America team to learn about the best investment opportunities in the region. The…

Buenos Aires Real Estate sales rose 42.9% in September 2017

The number of property sale transfers in the city of Buenos Aires reached 6011 operations in September 2017, a figure that represents an increase of 42.9% compared to the same month of the previous year. In addition, the total amount of transactions made rose 104% to $ 14,243 million. The average value of the properties sold totaled $ 2,369,442,…