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Chilean Hazelnut Production has exploded

Chile is the largest hazelnut producer in the Southern Hemisphere. Hazelnut cultivation covers about 30,000 ha between the region of Maule, the central zone (Talca, Linares, Chillan) and the south zone of the country, including the areas Araucanía, Los Ríos and Los Lagos (Temuco, Valdivia and Puerto Varas with an additional 800-1000 ha being added yearly). Historically this species was introduced in South Chile by European emigrants, mainly Germans, Italians, and Swiss, principally in Araucania, Los Rios…

Investing in Chile’s Patagonia: A Wise Move for those looking for a bolt hole from the Northern Hemispheres Instability

Investing in Chile’s Patagonia can be exciting for those interested in sustainable tourism, renewable energy, and conservation efforts. Patagonia is a region of Chile located in the southernmost part of the country, known for its pristine wilderness, stunning landscapes, and diverse wildlife. It is a perfect investment opportunity for those concerned about the unstable political situation in the United States and Europe and for traditional estate investors. The region is known for its natural beauty,…

Major irrigation projects in Peru: A comprehensive review

Peru has several major irrigation projects developed to enhance its agricultural productivity and support its economy. Here are some of the most significant irrigation projects in Peru: These major irrigation projects in Peru have significantly contributed to the country’s agricultural development and economic growth. They have provided farmers with access to irrigation water, increased agricultural productivity, created new jobs, and supported the growth of various industries. Contact the Gateway to…

Blockchain will track 50 million trees through Investancia and EcoMatcher partnership

The groundbreaking new partnership will use blockchain technology to record, view and measure the growth of 50 million Pongamia trees to be planted in the Paraguayan Chaco forest over the next decade. Leading agro-research company Investancia has teamed up with EcoMatcher to track a large-scale reforestation project using EcoMatcher’s blockchain-enabled digital tree-planting platform. Over the next ten years, 50 million trees will each receive a unique QR code in Investancia’s tree nursery. Once the trees…

Foreign investment reaches US$4.68 billion in the first two months of 2023

Chile’s Central Bank reported that foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows reached US$4.68 billion to February 2023, an increase of 46% compared to the first two months of last year. According to an analysis conducted by InvestChile, foreign investment in the first two months of 2023 was 10% higher than the historical average over the last five-year period (US$4.26 billion). In February, FDI inflows to Chile reached US$3.00 billion, considerably above the average monthly FDI inflows of US$1.83 billion over…

All you need to know about Argentina’s upcoming elections in October 2023

Anxious about Argentina’s future? October 2023 brings the Argentine National elections. Time to stay in the know if you are an investor! Gather the information to understand how these elections will sway the destiny of Argentina. Political parties can present one list of primary candidates, and voting is mandatory for citizens. Primary candidates must obtain at least 1.5 per cent of the total votes to be eligible for the October election. The general election will also choose the vice president, 24 senators,…

As a consequence of a historic Argentine drought, it could lose its position as the world’s leading soy meal exporter

On Tuesday, the Rosario stock exchange (BCR) said that Argentina is set to lose its status as the world’s top exporter of processed soy meal due to the toll of a historic drought on the country’s main cash crop. In a report, the Rosario stock exchange (BCR) predicted that Argentina’s soy meal shipments will likely be overtaken by neighbour Brazil for the first time in a quarter century during the current harvest. The 2022/2023 national soy meal output is expected to plummet 36% from the previous…

Real Estate Law Overview for Argentina

Introduction to the legal framework 1. Ownership of Real Estate There are three main ways that an investor (either a physical person or a legal entity) may participate in the real estate market in Argentina: ii. System of registration Legal title to real estate requires the execution of a sale deed that is passed before a notary public and the transfer of the property. Legal title is effective from the date of grant. However, to be fully enforceable against third parties, the title must be filed and registered…

Pioneer New Zealanders investments in Brazilian Dairy Farming pay off

Dairy Farm – Fazenda Leite Verde Investors from New Zealand are still entering with force in Brazilian, with some of the original investors farming in the southwest of the Bahia region, specifically the city of Jaborandi. Their focus was on dairy farming using high technology – especially the giant centre pivot irrigation units – and developing a new breed of cattle, a  Kiwi Cross, generically called Kiwi-like fruit. There were four pivots with 425 meters radius of rotation, and each covered…

LOBOS ISLAND *, BIRTHPLACE OF URUGUAY PASTORAL FARMING

Cartoon islands are usually a rock amidst water with a palm tree on top. In real life, however, islands are much more. Lobos Island (Isla de Lobos) in Rio Negro Department of Uruguay, was the breeding land for the first cattle to be introduced to Uruguay, the origin of what is today the number one gross national product. It still is an important source of quality beef and now it can be yours. Lobos Island geography Situated at the confluence of Uruguay and Negro Rivers, the aerial view clearly shows the meeting…

Latin America’s economic slump got you down? Get the lowdown on what may happen in 2023! Find out how these could affect your business or investments in the next year.

The global economic slowdown will dampen Latam’s growth prospects, but a reconfiguration of the global economy following the war in Ukraine may give rise to unexpected opportunities for the region. Five Facts About Latin America Economic Outlook Economic challenges faced by the world Nowadays, many countries are struggling with economic difficulties, Latin America included. The Latin American economic outlook for March 2023 shows growth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Governments use policy regularization,…

Some of Brazil’s best beach destinations

Dreaming of a beach vacation? Brazil has it all! You’ll find your own paradise in South America’s biggest country, from resorts to remote beaches. It’s spectacular with its diverse range of beaches and landscapes – an unforgettable experience awaits! Five Facts About Brazil’s Best Beach Destinations: Brazils coastal attractions Brazil is renowned for its gorgeous coastal hotspots. This article covers some of the greatest beach getaways – Rio de Janeiro’s popular coastlines…

Buenos Aires: Storytelling in the city of wonders

As in any other city, Buenos Aires knows how to tell stories Anyone who has had the chance to visit Buenos Aires has probably been surprised by the heterogenic style of its architecture. Buenos Aires walks through its streets and becomes a sort of architectural tango where you are compelled to dance between the far belle époque up to the present, following its visual choreography with no repetition and where there is no determinate order. In its skyline, everything lives together in sweet harmonic chaos. From…

Five Facts About Paraguay’s Soy Exports Reaching Record Levels

Paraguay set to overtake Argentina in soybean exports “Paraguay to Take Lead in Soybean Exports” – that’s the headline! It’s great news for those curious about global trade and farming. Paraguay’s exports are increasing, showing a shift in South American economics. This has significant implications for businesses, the government and consumers. Paraguay pushes to increase soya output Paraguay is boosting its soybean production to fill the global supply gap. This is especially…

Understanding Chile’s geographical regions

Chile may have “crazy” geography, but it is also a land of unparalleled beauty, with an incredible variety that has fascinated visitors since the Spanish conquest. Because Chile extends from a point about 625 kilometres north of the Tropic of Capricorn to a point hardly more than 1,400 kilometres north of the Antarctic Circle, within its territory can be found a broad selection of the earth’s climates. For this reason, it is possible to speak of several Chiles geographically. Geographers usually…
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