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✔ Argentina an exception to an expected South American Slowdown

By Silvio Cascione Poll shows South American Slow Down, Argentina is seen as exception BRASILIA — The worst recessions in the world this year will take place in Latin America, with little room for policymakers to try and avoid them as global commodity prices flounder, a Reuters poll showed yesterday. Economists slashed growth forecasts…

☻ GTSA – Corporate INTL Award

GTSA Corporate INTL Award   Corporate INTL’s annual awards marks excellence for the world’s leading advisers and financiers in an array of countries and continents. Gateway to South America – Argentina  has been awarded this award for the third time as The Agricultural Real Estate Specialist of the Year in Argentina for 2016. The awards commemorate those who…

STANDARD & POOR’S 2016 OUTLOOK: PARAGUAY STANDS OUT IN LATIN AMERICA

STANDARD & POOR’S 2016 outlook for Paraguay is very promising. Paraguay is the only Latin American country with a positive outlook for 2016, said Moritz Kraemer, Global Chief Rating Officer, Sovereign Ratings at Standard & Poor’s during his presentation of the firm’s 2016 global sovereign outlook. Most countries in the…

Paraguay’s economy continues to impress

Paraguay’s Economy Continues to impress Paraguay’s economy continues to be a hotspot for growth. However, the downturn in global commodity prices has hit South American economies hard. Although Brazil and Venezuela are the most notable cases, several countries in the region are experiencing major economic slowdowns or even contractions. The country’s…

Disaster looms for Latin America’s biggest economy Brazil

AT THE start of 2016 Brazil which is Latin America’s biggest economy should be in an exuberant mood but instead disaster looms. Rio de Janeiro is to host South America’s first Olympic games in August, giving Brazilians a chance to embark on what they do best: throwing a really spectacular party. Instead, Brazil faces political and…

Argentina is a “Ray of Sunshine” in South America

JP Morgan Chase report on Argentina Argentina is a “Ray of Sunshine” as seen by a growing number of foreign investors who are signaling interest in Argentina following the pro-market turn that newly-inaugurated President Mauricio Macri started showing since taking office. The latest financial player to endorse the country as a promising investment…

Brazil’s economy enters ‘outright depression’

Brazil’s Economy is in Depression Brazil’s economy shrank more than analysts forecast, as rising unemployment and higher inflation sapped domestic demand, pulling the South America largest economy deeper into what Goldman Sachs now calls “an outright depression”. Gross domestic product in Brazil contracted 1.7 per cent in the three…

ARGENTINA’S WIND RESOURCE IS TO BE EXPLOITED

ARGENTINA’S WIND RESOURCE IS TO BE EXPLOITED Following the surprise victory of Mauricio Macri in Argentina’s presidential elections in November, all eyes are on what is seen as a very competent new government lineup to kick-start the country’s economy which is struggling after years of interventionist and incompetent policies and poor management. The election result bodes…

🐄 Brazil Farmers profit despite politicial and financial turmoil

Brazil Farmers Profit from the Caos A consequence of economic stress in Brazil, Latin America’s biggest country is a weak currency that has turbo-charged export revenue for everything from soybeans to beef to coffee. Even as global surpluses spark a commodity slump, the drop in the Brazilian real against the dollar is so steep that farmers…

Uruguay makes dramatic shift to nearly 95% electricity from clean energy

Energías Renovables en Argentina
Uruguay Produces 95% electricity from clean energy  In less than 10 years Uruguay has slashed its carbon footprint and lowered electricity costs, without any government subsidies becoming a clean green role model for the region producing 95% electricity from clean energy. Delegates at the Paris summit and surrounding countries…

💉 Brazil’s economy is a disaster

From a wonder economy a few years ago Brazils current populist government is now dragging the new middle class back into poverty. Endless corruption scandals at the highest levels have frightened off existing and  potential investors leaving the country with few options to recover. Few world leaders have gone to the Paris climate talks for a break. President…

Argentina seek urgent talks on Malvinas Sovereignty

After a long period of past failed attempts of  negotiation with the UK Argentina will seek an urgent resolution to the ongoing Malvinas dispute to bring to an end this thorn in side for Argentine Sovereignty  Argentina recalls UN Resolution 2065 fiftieth anniversary and renews call for Malvinas/ Falklands’…

Chile Investors need a RUT Tax Number

Chile Investors need a RUT Tax Number  There are two types of numbers commonly referred to as a “RUT” in Chile. A temporary RUT for foreigners is only a tax payer ID number. Another type of “RUT” (sometimes called RUN) is for Chilean citizens and Chilean Residents. The permanent RUT for citizens and national is a national ID number, similar…

10 Hot Tips When Wanting to Sell a Residential Property for a Top Price

Experienced vendors already know these tips but they are worth repeating so those less experienced can gain from their knowledge. The following are buyer turn-off’s that vendors should avoid at all costs or run the risk of losing a buyer and worse having the property on the market for a longer time than necessary. Properties…

Urbanisation – Governance Report from Peru

Peru has experienced strong growth in recent years and now is suffering growing pains that will need to be addressed if the social contract is to be respected.
Urbanisation – Governance Report on Peru This hard hitting report on the growing pains of Peru as it tries to balance economic growth with middle class wants and is a must read for any serious investor looking at Peru. GTSA is looking to expand it services there in 2016. The glittering Real Plaza shopping centre in the Comas district north of Lima buzzes…