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Powerful Reasons to Invest in Agro Pools in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay

Agro pools provide investors with the possibility to participate in a diversified pool of agricultural production. There are several reasons, both regarding macroeconomic variables and in respect to the particular of these vehicles which make them a compelling alternative for returns and diversification in the long term. World population is increasing, and…

Argentina’s tax scheme is entering the modern age

Electronic billing to be mandatory in July, while taxis could accept debit and credit cards soon. The Argentine taxman is increasingly betting on technology to improve tax collection. AFIP announced yesterday a plan to turn payments into digital form for a large part of the economy. The first step will be taken on July 1 with the prohibition of manual…

Agriculture industry’s economic prospects have been turned upside down.

The grain industry, which was a beneficiary of the great commodity super cycle, may be slipping into an extended period of moderation in prices, due in part to slowing global economies like China and Europe. The economies of emerging nations, such as Argentina Brazil, Russia, India, China, and Uruguay – along with South Korea, Indonesia, Mexico, and Turkey – are slowing. While the weighted average gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of these nations in the first decade of the century was in the high…

Argentina Electors are looking for change after years of financial stagnation

Argentina Electors are looking for change after years of financial stagnation Despite debt tensions and plenty of controversy under President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, Argentina’s stock market has been a lucrative place to invest over the past year. The Global X MSCI Argentina ETF (ARGT) is up 5% over the past…

A Selection of Chilean Farms for Sale

GTSA – Selected Chilean Farm Properties for Sale: Contact Pablo Forti [email protected] for any more information Select Chilean Farms for Sale Carefully selected by Pablo Forti  Ing.Agr. M.B.A. Potential Horticulture 1,000 ha in Talca Chile, top soils suitable for horticulture or other forms of intensive farming Click Aquí Orchard – Apples & Blueberries 80 ha, with good soils in Los Niches in full production Click Aquí Agriculture – Grade AAA 1,100 ha in Curico with top agricultural…

Tourism numbers well up in January in Argentina

image of Vida cosmopolita en Buenos Aires
The year started off on the right foot for incoming tourists sector as more foreign visitors arrived in the country in January, spending more than the same month last year. The number of foreign tourists visiting the country in January rose 9.3 percent, compared to the same month last year, to 706,400 people and their spending rose 17.3 percent to US$290.9 million, the INDEC statistics bureau reported yesterday. The figures show a continuing trend following the positive results of 2014, when more foreign tourists…

Uruguay farm sellers buy in Paraguay hoping to repeat their earlier success

Uruguay farm sellers buy in Paraguay hoping to repeat their earlier success Paraguay has become the main destination for Uruguayan investments abroad as they continue to invest very strongly, not only in the Chaco region, where they bought two million hectares, but are investing Itapua or even Missions provinces as well.…

San Juan – Argentina, A progressive province looking for investors.

San Juan – The Very Special Argentine Province Here is a cross section of videos of San Juan showing the progressive nature of the Province. The province of San Juan is situated in the region of Cuyo, and is bounded by the province of La Rioja on the north and the provinces of La Rioja and on the east with the provinces of San Luis and Mendoza on the south; and Chile on the west. Its total area is 89,651 square kilometers (2.4% of the national total). Eighty percent of this area is occupied by steep relief…

Argentina’s New Wine Promotion Video

This is a great new Wine Promotion Video for Argentina highly successful wine industry. The Gateway Team – When You are Serious About Property www.gatewaytosouthamerica.com (Visited 23 times, 1 visits today) About Gateway to South AmericaGateway to South America is an independent Brokerage and Advisory company committed to helping foreign investors to invest…

Uruguay looks to build a Powdered Milk Plant to Supply Cuba replacing New Zealand supplier

Uruguay looks to build a Powdered Milk Plant to Supply Cuba replacing New Zealand supplier Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez and Cuban counterpart Raul Castro agreed to consider the installation in the South American country of a plant to produce powdered milk for export to the Caribbean island, Uruguay’s…

Is it the governments job to grow the economy ?

With Elections due in Argentina, it might be a good time to look at the benefits of Big Government Parties. It may seem counterintuitive, but the researchers don’t actually think it’s the government’s job to grow the economy. Yet when many people think about economic growth, they conjure up an image of economists pulling policy levers to force…

Decanter magazine highlights Chile as a “wine producing paradise”

The U.K.-based Decanter magazine has focused on the growing wine culture in Chile, a country it deemed a “grape growing and wine producing paradise” due its geographical diversity. According to the magazine’s top oenologist, the 15 most prestigious vineyards in Chile include Altair, Errázuriz, Concha y Toro, Cono Sur and San Pedro, as well as lesser-known vineyards like Aristos, Calyptra, Polkura, Falernia and O. Fournier. Concha y Toro, Chile’s leading wine producer, “constantly produces excellent…

FATCA – America’s tax rort is exposed

The FATCA or the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. This is one-sided law which forces other countries to enforce US tax laws. If they fail to do so, they’re effectively locked out of US markets and the US dollar – the world’s reserve currency (at least for now). FATCA imposes a 30% withholding tax on interest, dividends, rents, and similar payments leaving…

China is Latin America’s leading banker: 22bn dollars in 2014

China is Latin America’s leading banker: 22bn dollars in 2014 Loans by China’s state-owned banks to Latin American countries rose by 71% to 22bn dollars in 2014, according to estimates published by the China-Latin America Finance Database. The figure is the second largest on record for Chinese lending in Latin America, according…

A country profile of Bolivia

Bolivia is a country of statistical extremes, landlocked Bolivia is the highest and most isolated country in South America. It has the largest proportion of indigenous people, who make up around two-thirds of the population. Though rich in mineral and energy resources, Bolivia is one of South America’s poorest countries. Wealthy urban elites, who are mostly of…