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 natural heirs to U.S. economic dominance. However, as Americans and Europeans look east, fretting about China’s economic outlook amidst rising debt, stagnating wages, and excess supply…

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 foreign investor is fully supportive, and differs from the inside view, which for now does not enjoy so many advantages. Foreigners can benefit in particular…

Argentina’s maligned devaluation is proving a big hit now

Argentina’s much-maligned devaluation is proving a big hit now (The following article was written by Daniel Cancel and was published in Bloomberg.com on 7 January, 2016) When Mauricio Macri, fresh off his victory in presidential elections in November, reiterated his pledge to jettison Argentina’s myriad currency controls upon assuming office and devalue, many observers said there was little chance he’d actually follow through on the promise. After all, the move had the potential to go horribly wrong.…

✔ 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 for most of the region in a survey conducted January 8-13 compared with an October poll. Argentina was the exception as it was the only Latin American country in the poll to…

☻ 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 have been successful over the past 12 months and who have shown excellence not only in expertise but in service. For all their awards…

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 destination was JP Morgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States, where current Finance Minister Alfonso Prat-Gay worked in the past In and end-of-year…

STRONG WINDS OF CHANGE IN ARGENTINA

Change in Argentina takes hold Argentina has been dealt a winning hand after 70 yrs of failed policies which removed it from its peer group, Australia and Canada into a economic basket case and a social disaster. With corruption so high it would make your eyes water, and abject record poverty hiding behind lying statistics most investors have given up long ago and concentrated on the more progressive economies of Chile, Peru, Paraguay and Uruguay. The general consensus was the past Kirchner Government was…

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’ negotiations immediately. Argentina’s Foreign ministry recalled that on 16 December the country commemorates the 50th anniversary of UN General Assembly Resolution 2065, the first referred…

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 on the market for a long time are known to sell for less money with the market assuming there is something wrong with the property or the ownership that is negative. If you present…

👓 ARGENTINA: NEW PRESIDENT NEW OPPORTUNITIES: DCDB Research

PEOPLE ARE TALKING ABOUT ARGENTINA’S NEW PRESIDENT FOR ALL THE RIGHT REASONS Read part of  DCDB latest report on Argentina’s change of direction. Argentina: New President, New Opportunities Argentina’s new president-elect Mauricio Macri is set to usher in a new era after 12 years of leftist government. He takes power on 10 December, 2015. Markets expect that President Macri will settle a lawsuit with holdout creditors, return the country to international capital markets, and promote growth. Mauricio…

☀ A look at the Potential for future growth in Latin America

A look at the potential for future growth in Latin America If you take a look at this scorecard done in 2104 and then compare in 2017, we believe you will see some surprising changes if a creditable government gets into power in Argentina in November 2015. Not only will Argentina boom it will lift its neighbours economies. In particular Uruguay and Paraguay. The scorecard also helps us identify areas where a country needs to invest to achieve its higher growth potential. The clear leaders in the region…

♚ Argentina’s Kirchner Presidential Favourite to win has already lost ?

President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner tried to pick her successor hoping a weak candidate would allow her to return in triumph in four years time. However, things went badly sideways. It seemed like a winning game plan at the time. Daniel Scioli, the presidential candidate for Argentina’s ruling party, promised voters a continuation of the outgoing government’s leftist policies, with a few tweaks to lure back those who’d drifted away over its 12 years in power. Many pollsters predicted Scioli to…

Who Will Win Argentina’s Presidential Election? And Who Will Benefit?

On Nov. 22, Argentines will go to the polls to elect a new president. It’s a watershed moment for the country, as the late Néstor Kirchner and then his wife, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, have held the president’s office for 12 years — long and arduous years for the Argentina people. During their back-to-back tenures, Argentina has experienced recession, high bouts of inflation, disputes with creditors and fiscal deficits. In 2009 it was downgraded from an emerging market to a frontier…

✔ Argentines are the most fluent English-speakers in Latin America

Argentines are the most fluent English-speakers in Latin America according to the EF English Proficiency Index 2015 report — a study that analyzes the State of Worldwide English Proficiency. Globally the country came in 15th place out of the 70 countries that participated in the study, which uses test data from 910,000 adults. Although first place went to Sweden, as it earned 70.94 points according to the English Proficient Index point system used, Argentina was well ahead of its neighbours with a 60.26 point…

San Telmo Buenos Aires, Popular and Investor friendly

This popular suburb of Buenos Aries called San Telmo has prices sustained by tourism and its traditional appeal of Colonial buildings and laid back lifestyle. It is a traditional neighborhood and has a leading role in the real estate market favored by foreigners. Tourism as well as a rediscovery of and improved appreciation for the area’s Colonial architecture – is the basis for a growth in demand for property. Cobbled streets and Character Homes  from the end of the 19th Century and beginning of…
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