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Adecoagro has secured USD 100 million international credit for projects and investments in Argentina

It expects to double its milk production to 200 million litres per year in Argentina. The Wall Street listed firm also has assets in Brazil and Uruguay. Adecoagro, Argentina’s largest milk producer, received a USD 100 million loans from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) weeks ago, which will be earmarked for investments in the local agri-food sector, more specifically aims to double its milk production to reach 200 million litres per year. This is the second time the company has obtained funding…

Scottish pioneers in Argentina

Great numbers of Scots emigrated oversea’s in the hundred years before the first world war. Most of them settled in the United States of America or in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and other parts of Britain’s vast empire. A significant minority, however, emigrated to South American states, Argentina being a popular choice. The first Scots settled there in the years prior to Argentina becoming an independent confederation in 1816; they were the forerunners in a wider immigration which would eventually…

The vines of Argentina

The vines of Argentina The Mendoza province of Argentina—set against the panoramic backdrop of the Andes and occupying a total area of around 57,000 square miles in the country’s far west—is best known as Argentina’s charming and illustrious wine country. In fact, Argentina is the fifth largest producer of wine in the world. The viticulture here is astoundingly ubiquitous—radiating far beyond the bottle. From the geography of the region to wine’s imperative role as a celebrated local and international…

Argentina Gradually Lifting COVID-19 Lockdown Restrictions

Argentine President Alberto Fernández announced Friday that COVID-19 lockdown restrictions will be gradually lift starting Saturday. Fernández spoke at an official event, accompanied by Axel Kicillof, governor of Buenos Aires province and Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, mayor of Buenos Aires. “Between July 18 and August 2 we will be trying to return to normal life in this new world, in this different world that requires different care and we will do it gradually,” he said. Fernández warned, however,…

Mendoza: An Argentine winery that was once again chosen as the best vineyard in the world

For the second year in a row, it ranked first in the World’s Best Vineyards, among 1,200 wineries from 18 countries. Once again the Uco de Mendoza Valley was awarded for its privileged landscape and fertile lands at the foot of the Andes mountain range. The Zuccardi winery Uco Valley came in first in the select World’s Best Vineyards ranking as the“Best Vineyard in the World 2020”. Three other Argentine wineries, two Chilean wineries, and one Uruguayan appear in the top 50 that define…

A Night of Buenos Aires Tango – Stunning Photography

Memories of Buenos Aires Tango Buenos Aires Tango, a set on Flickr. A Tango night photographed by world-renown Frenchman photographer Christian Senat when he was in Buenos Aires visiting Gateway to South America – Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires Tango & Milonga Guide Six Great Tango Shows in Buenos Aires There are many, many tango shows in Buenos Aires. The format is usually a dinner show with a variety of dancers and musicians performing over a period of somewhere between 1.5 and 3 hours. Some are located…

Buenos Aires’ most desirable neighbourhood. The chic and fashionable Palermo Soho.

Palermo is Buenos Aires’ most fashionable and exciting area. Often referred to as “alternative”, the Soho area is likened to the trendy Soho areas of both London and New York. The term ‘Soho’ seems to globally denominate the zones that bring together artists, fashion and the most stylish restaurants. The bohemian feel in Palermo has made it especially popular with the young upper-middle-class Argentines as well as foreigners. Palermo started to become fashionable in the 1980s when its combination…

Using soft porn to sell Residential Real Estate?

Australian Real Estate practises have always raised a few eyebrows over the years but is this taking it to a new level. The company that commissioned this video has an appropriate name “LJ Hooker”. The thing is that often these non-traditional ideas work which is why brokers sometimes use them. This video went viral and has paid off big time for the owners, who have secured A$1.72 million (NZ$1.83m) prior to an approaching auction. The home sold to a 23-year-old first home buyer (that probably tells…

We tried Beyond Meat in China. Did anyone else?

It was a little hard to find Beyond Meat’s limited edition veggie burgers. It was really hard to find Chinese customers eating them. In China’s consumer culture, “limited offers” from globally-recognized brands have the distinct potential to command long queues and consumer frenzy on levels associated overseas only with hardcore Star Wars fans.  The collaboration between the buzzy American plant-based meat company Beyond Meat and fast-food giant Yum China did not command anything near those…

Canadian-Argentine eco-hotel draws global attention to world treasure in Argentina

It was only a few years ago that Canadian Sharilyn Amy stepped foot for this first time on the dramatic Patagonian Steppe known as Peninsula Valdés. Her Argentine business associate, Marcelo Battilana, had a thought that the development of something new, on the beach in the heart of this UNESCO World Heritage site, might be of interest to the serial entrepreneur. “When I first arrived on the Peninsula, I was struck by how familiar the landscape was. It felt like coming home to the windswept, desert environment…

Uruguay, Paraguay, Argentina get best marks in Latin America for the pandemic response – poll

Uruguay, Paraguay and Argentina are the Latin American countries that earned the best grades for their response to the coronavirus, according to a poll conducted in the region and released on Friday, while Brazil was tagged as the worst performer.  The survey by the consulting firm Trespuntozero, to which Reuters had exclusive access, shows that in eight of the 10 countries in which the study was conducted, the respondents considered Uruguay one of the best controllers of the pandemic.  According to the…

Millionaires in Latin America Weigh Moving to Sidestep Tax Grab

Millionaires across Latin America are looking to leave their home countries as governments strive to fix public finances battered by the Covid-19 pandemic with higher taxes on the wealthy.  Some are ready to move, with families in tow, as far as Portugal. Others prefer jurisdictions closer to home, such as Panama and Uruguay, which are positioning themselves as convenient locations for the emigrant rich. “When wealth taxes are on the rise and legal certainty is being undermined it leads the families…

PERCEPTIONS ON DOING BUSINESS IN LATIN AMERICA: CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM FOR FUTURE GROWTH AND OPPORTUNITIES

In June 2020, the Biz Latin Hub team launched a survey asking for information about individuals’ perceptions about doing business in Latin America. We received a range of responses from 75 business owners, executives, government officials and other specialists operating in over 40 countries worldwide. 57.3% of respondents are considering expanding into the region in the future, with many expressing cautious optimism at economies’ abilities to bounce back after the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out what…

Using ingenious advertisements and 6,500 new traffic signals: the day that changed the driving direction in Argentina

It was on June 10, 1945, in the face of the need to unify the transit system with Brazil by the imminent opening of the bridge between Pasos de Los Libre and Uruguaiana. A radical change that ended with the custom of driving of “the English way” “Drive on your right and take Geniol.” “The only hand that doesn’t change is the One with Alba paintings.” “Today I changed hands, but keep taking Cinzano.” The marketing of the 1940s did not miss a historic moment…

Uruguay’s COVID 19 success: ‘But we cannot cry victory just yet’

One of few countries in Latin America that appears to have the pandemic under control After attending a high society wedding earlier this year with more than 500 members of Uruguay’s elite, a well-known interior designer — just returned from trips to Madrid and Milan — tested positive for Covid-19.  The dramatic news was splashed all over the newspapers of the country whose windswept Atlantic beaches are a favoured party destination of the international jet set. The gravity of…
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