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Argentine Economic reforms have more than doubled farm profitability

Argentine  Economic Reforms introduced by Argentina’s new government have “more than doubled” profitability prospects for farmers, said Adecoagro, the South American agricultural group in which George Soros is the biggest investor. The farm operator – which has more than 350,000 hectares planted with field crops and sugar cane –…

Argentine Grain Exports are well up on past years

ARGENTINE GRAIN EXPORTS Argentine grain exports are up this year which is good news for the Let’s Change (Cambiemos) administration yesterday, as the grain sales abroad soared by 49.9 percent on the weekly comparison according to the latest data from the CIARA-CEC grain exporting chambers. The results look even better in the yearly comparison, showing a 104.3…

Argentina wind resources are known to be the best in the world

Global Wind Energy Council head Steve Sawyer anticipates investments in renewables Argentina wind resources for renewable energy are known to be  the best in the world but this isn’t something new for investors, who have kept an eye on the country for a long time to carry out solar and wind projects. Nevertheless, investments have been long delayed and the sector’s…

The future of food in South America

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The future of food in South America is uncertain, because high-quality food will be grown anywhere in the world where there is the lowest cost of inputs. The leadership of agriculture and food exports in South America is an achievement of generations and now yields its best harvest. This continent has a most conducive climate for producing high quality food,…

New Zealander’s see new opportunity for cooperation with Argentina

NEW ZEALANDER’S SEEK COOPERATION WITH ARGENTINA When the first 10 days of December saw both the launch of Air New Zealand flights and the inauguration of the Mauricio Macri administration, it was impossible not to think big for 2016 with such an alignment of the planets, says Gustavo Richardson, the director of the New Zealand Bilateral…

Obama’s visit will boost investment in Argentina

Investment in Argentina The upcoming visit of United States President Barack Obama to Argentina on March 23 and 24 has prompted across-the-board optimism among US companies in the country, which believe the trip will encourage more investment in  Argentina in the coming years — perhaps even leading to new firms arriving. But it won’t be such an easy road,…

☀ ARGENTINA SHINES AGAIN

Argentina shines, attracting wide international support for the new government The Press Secretary of the United States has announced the upcoming state visit of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to Argentina. This will take place on 23 and 24 March. The news has caused a very positive movement in local markets. It should help strengthen investors’…

Renewable Power is back on the agenda in Argentina

Renewable Power is back on the agenda in Argentina Mauricio Macri (pictured) is the first right-wing and the first pro-business president in Argentina for many years following the reign of the Kirchner family. One of the most important statements he made in the field of renewables was last October during a visit to the facilities of the photovoltaic park Cañada Honda.…

Latin America, not South-East Asia, will be the world’s economic powerhouse

Latin America, not South-East Asia, will be the world’s economic powerhouse (The following article was written by Rafael Salazar and was published in The Huffington Post on 3 February, 2016) In today’s post-recession, cost-competitive environment, Asian countries like India and China have positioned themselves as the…

Argentina is looking to lift the Foreign Farm Land Law restrictions

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Argentina is looking to update or remove the restrictive Foreign Land Law restrictions that have frozen the Real Estate Market The new business-friendly Argentine Government is working on draft legislation to make positive changes to the land law, enacted in 2011, which since being  introduced has produced severe and ambiguous restrictions…

Peru Property Taxes on Investment Properties

  Peru Property Taxes on Investment Properties Peru Property taxes apply to all properties that were bought to be resold ( trading properties ), or properties that were built to be sold (developers ), and properties that were bought and sold after January 1st, 2004, are ALL subject to the “Impuesto a la Renta”, or profit tax…

👉 AGRICULTURAL INVESTMENT IN URUGUAY

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Agricultural investment in Uruguay will grow by 5% in this five-year period Global demand for agricultural products will remain strong in the coming decades, mainly sustained by increased consumption in Asia. In developing countries, the current average meat consumption of 26 kg will reach 37 kg by 2030. Meat consumption will continue to rise, as projected by…

Renewed optimism within Argentine’s heartland farming region

A farm interview of a master farmer in Argentine’s heartland farming region In a ceremony held recently in Pergamino, Buenos Aires, Argentina’s new president, Mauricio Macri, gave a strong breath of confidence to the Argentine farming community. The president informed the expectant public about the elimination of export produce Retentions ( Super…

Invest in Buenos Aires – Residential Properties

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Invest in Buenos Aires now; it is an opportunity that should not be missed. In this age of transition, great deals can be found in the residential sector. We recommend taking advantage of the situation to invest in Buenos Aires , the rising star, under the protection of the new market conditions. The perspective and analysis from the standpoint of the…

Chile’s new foreign investment law

CHILES NEW FOREIGN INVESTMENT LAW On January 1, 2016 Law No. 20,848 which sets forth a new legal framework for foreign direct investment in Chile (the “New Foreign Investment Law”) was enacted. The New Law also regulates the effects of contracts entered into during the term of Decree Law No. 600 of 1974 (“DL 600”), in order to guarantee the full validity…