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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,…

The Argentinian Renewable Energy Sector – An Attractive Investment Opportunity

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Argentina is on track to become one of the biggest economic powerhouses in Latin America (2nd largest GDP Per Capita) in the emerging region. With its large educated population – 43 million people with approximately 60% of them under the age of 35 – combined with a diverse geographical landscape, Argentina is positioned…

Argentine meat consumption is up but the mix has changed

 Sheep meat is now the least popular Patagonian lamb once considered worldwide as the crème de la crème in quality and taste is fading away as an option for local consumers to levels more in keeping with worldwide consumption. More than 50% of Argentine sheep breeds are now wool based. Per capita consumption of sheep meat is declining In Argentina…

Synthetic meats are on their way, but farmers could be left behind

This controversial article was recently published in New Zealand newspapers but could equally, apply to South American dairy and beef producers. ‘Fake’ animal proteins are set to disrupt world markets – and much faster than our agriculture industry is anticipating, argues food strategist Dr Rosie Bosworth. New Zealand’s agricultural sector has been…

European immigration: The owners of Argentinian Ranches

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European immigration: The owners of the Argentinian campo / Ranches Argentina has been populated almost entirely by European immigrants. The South American country has received individuals and families from the Old World since the times of the colonization. During the last 500 years, Argentina has been a destination for merchants, businessmen, travelers,…

10 Reasons Why You Should Invest In Chile

Company Formation Chile: With Brazilian sunrays no longer outshining the rest of Latin America, the real attention is now being paid to other emerging players in the region such as Colombia, Peru, and Chile. Chile, in particular, is a very attractive destination to start a business. Strong economic and social policies in Chile have led to a reduction in poverty of 50% since…

World wine production “to hit 50-year low”

Global wine production is expected to fall to its lowest in more than 50 years, according to the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV). The group blamed the decline on extreme weather in Italy, France, and Spain – the world’s top three producers.Total world output is projected to fall 8% from last year to about 247 million hectolitres.…

Missed Opportunities – The Economic History of Latin America

Latin America, home to about 600 million people, is blessed with natural resources, fertile land, and vibrant cultures, yet the region remains much poorer than its neighbors to the north. Why has no country in Latin America reached living standards like those enjoyed by other countries? In a new book, The Economics of Contemporary Latin America,…

South American Political Map and What It Means for the Agro Industry

The South American political map provides some insight into the economic and political structure of the region and its effects on the agro industry. Learn more. The South American Political Map and What It Means for the Agro-Industry In 2016, Brazil hit its highest level of stocks in over four years. Brazilian stocks have risen over 48 percent and…