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Argentina’s Tax Reform: This Is What You Need to Know

On November 13, 2017 we reported on the imminent passage of tax reform legislation (see “Argentine Tax Bill: A Step toward Structural Reform” 1). At the end of the year and amidst rioting in the streets over pension reform, congress—acting pursuant to an extraordinary session—pushed through two laws2 (collectively, the “Tax Reform Law”) modifying the…

What can happen if you buy a new apartment off the plans and the area is less than what you paid for

Many apartments in Argentina are sold off the plans (en pozo) and usually this goes smoothly. However occasion there is a discrepancy between the m2 paid for and the number delivered. Sometimes there are more and sometimes less. However this Buenos Aires buyer did not take this lying down. He sued and won for the missing metres. Paola U. bought…

Hidden potential: why wealth firms are popping up in Paraguay

Paraguay atrae inversiones desde Uruguay
For a long time, ‘What’s the point?’ was reason enough to give up on a plan to open a wealth management firm in Paraguay. That’s not the case anymore. That market, shunned until now, has become an attractive destination for regional wealth management firms, given its fast growth rates in the past decade, as well as its business- and investment-friendly…

Argentina Buenos Aires Expo 2023 Host

Expo 2023 Argentina Buenos Aires focuses on creative industries as a synthesis articulating science, art, and technology, to make profits, build up employment, boost minds, share outcomes, improve life quality, and generate sustainable growth. The convergence between contents, networks, distribution platforms, and technological applications as well as meeting…

The largest Farm Shows in South America for 2018

Expoagro 2018 Argentina Expoagro is one of the most important open-air agro industrial exhibition annual events in the Southern Cone. It is organized by Exponenciar S.A, with Clarín and La Nación as shareholders, the main newspapers in Argentina. It is held once a year, for four days, at the end of the summer harvest. Since 2017, and after 10 years of being in…

Processed Uruguayan wool coveted by European manufacturers

With one hand, breeder Sebastian Saura holds the head of a sheep and with the other, in a matter of minutes, he shears the animal down to its tender pink skin. It is the first phase of a trip that will take wool from Uruguay — one of the world’s top exporters of the textile fiber — to Germany for use in the seats of luxury…

Latin America’s New Year Resolution – Fight Corruption

January 3, 2018
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What happened? It seems that centuries of corruption in Latin America are finally catching up in meaningful way with its worst offenders. Brazil’s Lava Jato (Car Wash) mega corruption enquiry is the epicentre of an earthquake that is shaking the region to its core, with some of the region’s most powerful political and business voices charged…

The disruption Facebook is having on traditional real estate advertising

The real estate industry has always had a love hate relationship with the portals such as zonaprop, argenprop , gatewaytosouthamerica.com etc. While it’s the portals that own the best audience for property buyers – and are therefore an important part of any vendor’s marketing spend – the charging models and sense of dependence has…

Paraguay’s grass-fed beef market offers many investment options

With the Brazilian cattle market hit by concerns over safety and fraud, investors should look to its South American neighbor Paraguay for a resilient cattle – and agricultural – growth story, says Roberto Vitón, managing director at Valoral Advisors, an investment advisory firm specializing in food and agricultural assets in…

Investing in agriculture for 2018

Hardy investors are seeking new ways to grow their money IN THE next 40 years, humans will need to produce more food than they did in the previous 10,000 put together. But with sprawling cities gobbling up arable land, agricultural productivity gains decreasing, and demand for biofuels increasing, supply is not keeping up with demand. Clever farmers, scientists and entrepreneurs…

Argentina continues with its infrastructure boom in 2019

Energías Renovables en Argentina
Although in 2018 infrastructure spending will fall in inflation adjusted terms, there will be more funds for long-term projects in the following year which is an election one.  The spending could still be even higher if PPP (Private and State) agreements currently being negotiated are concluded successfully. With the strategy of producing a funnel…

Chile learns to harvest its formidable solar power opportunities

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The silence at El Romero is deceptive. Broken only by the ambient hum of transformers and with almost no humans in sight, there is nevertheless plenty going on beneath the surface of the giant solar panels that cover 280 hectares of the arid mountain landscape of northern Chile. About 200 megawatts per hour pulse from Latin America’s largest…

Chile legal advice when making contracts

LEGAL ADVICE WHEN DEALING WITH MINING COMPANIES BANK GUARANTEES In Chile, it is very rare to come across a mining contract that does not have a bank guarantee that either guarantees the quality and operation of the goods and/or services provided, guarantees the faithful compliance of the contract, or guarantees the performance of the goods or services provided.…

Argentina is leading the way in sustainable dairy farming

With the inauguration of its huge biodigester in Santa Fe, Adecoagro adds the production of its energy needs from cow manure. The projected change of the milk paradigm has now become a reality. With the inauguration of its new biodigester, completed this week, the cowshed of Adecoagro in Christophersen (south of Santa Fe) closes the circle of sustainability…

FREE E-BOOK: Patagonia, Our Amazing Planet by Richard Bernabe

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…