1,000,000 acre Argentina Farm offered for sale in San Juan

The largest-ever freehold land block in Argentina, Estancia Punta del Agua, is currently on sale. Situated in the province of San Juan, the estate spans nearly a million acres with extensive agricultural potential. The region contributes significantly to Argentina's GDP, agricultural export, cattle stocks, and agricultural machinery production. Previous barriers to agricultural development might have been resolved due to the infrastructure investment. Listed by the internationally based family that has owned…

New UVA Mortgage Loans in Argentina: the details of the loans offered by Banco Ciudad in Buenos Aires today

The Head of the Buenos Aires Government, Jorge Macri, launched the new mortgage loans from Banco Ciudad this Monday to acquire, renovate, improve, and expand homes. This measure seeks to benefit the middle class and support development in the Microcenter area. The new loans can be financed up to $250 million and have terms of up to 20 years in Purchasing Value Units (UVAs), plus an interest rate of 3.5% Annual Nominal Rate (TNA). According to the City, some credits stand out for their accessibility, such as…

Argentine and Brazil agribusiness have an “ecological surplus”

Economist Nicolás Torre, from the IERAL Institute of the Mediterranean Foundation, published an extensive thread on the social network Twitter, highlighting that both Argentina and Brazil have a positive “ecological footprint”. That is, they have more natural resources available than those they consume annually to survive. Torre’s report came in response to accusations against South America in recent weeks. First by The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, when he said that Brazil does not…

A strong upturn in activity in the rural real estate market in Argentina

From the real estate sector, they affirm that external factors such as inflation in hard currencies and the value of commodities and land are activating the market. After a slight drop in the number of operations registered during July, in August, there was a new rise in the level of activity in the rural real estate market, according to the Chamber of Rural Real Estate Agents (CAIR). In this way, the activity shows a growing trend in the last five months. Among the causes, CAIR affirms that “the rural…

The owners of the main soybean seed company bought 60,000 hectares for USD 195 million in Argentina

The Bartolomé family, owner of Grupo Don Mario (GDM) kept the entire shares of the Australian Farming capital company Liag Argentina. Gerardo and Ignacio Bartolomé, father and son, owners of Grupo Don Mario (GDM), the largest Argentine seed company and leader in soybeans also in Brazil, bought the entire share package of the agricultural-livestock company LIAG Argentina -with Australian capital. The transaction, for US$ 195 million -financed 60% by Rabobank- covers 60,000 hectares throughout the country.…

Real Estate: Is Milei’s win a good or bad sign for the real estate market in Argentina?

The experts were excited about a change of direction and a reactivation of the real estate sector, analyze the implications of the volatility of the dollar and the electoral results. The abrupt devaluation on a black Monday for the markets and the results of the PASO generated a scenario of uncertainty in the real estate sector. During the last months, the industry was excited about a cycle change with a tail breeze and a system of sales values ​​from the low floor in prices. Real estate developers have…

Argentine farmland sales are active but selective, which is a surprise in the middle of the electoral year

Operators in the sector highlighted strong interest from investors who envision a political change starting in December of this year. There are strong expectations of a change of political signs with the next elections to generate strong movements in economic activities. The countryside is no stranger to this; particularly, the rural real estate market is in an “active, but selective” mode. This is how sources from the sector summarize it they are optimistic when contemplating the present and future in…

Investment in Farmland in 2023

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Investment in farmland suitable for livestock or crops is the safest investment, especially long-term, i.e. 5 to 10 years. It is an area little studied by modern investors, who have remained in the dot com investors world and have forgotten the traditional investment: farms. Today, the following observation is most certain. Where there is arable land in a stable political environment with clear rules and access to ports, you can make a minimum investment of 9% and a capitalization rate of 4%. These figures…

The water-table has risen 10 meters in Argentina’s Pampa Region since the 70’s

Argentina has a different challenge, unlike many of the world’s leading food basket regions where over-irrigation, climate change, and groundwater pollution are the problems. Since the seventies, the water table has been rising, according to a report by INTA ( Argentina’s Agriculture Department ) Marcos Juárez; The ascent in levels complicates the work in the fields and raises the costs of the local producers. Examples of the rising water table level problem are in the south of Córdoba, areas…

In Argentina, a private study highlights that farming has a “very good image” in their society

According to a survey by Synopsis Consultores and Amplificagro, almost 70% of those consulted considered it so; the opinion on the policies of the Government towards the activity. A report by a private consultant revealed that the country has “a good image of the agricultural sector” and that “it is not justified to continue creating taxes just to cover expenses.” Through an extensive study in which the main industries of the country are contemplated, it is reflected that The countryside…

Due to the Russia-Ukraine Conflict, Argentine Farms are once again attracting foreign investors

Despite legal barriers to the purchase of farms by foreigners and local economic uncertainty, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine has made international investors return to look at commercial farms in Argentina, due to their low prices on a worldwide comparison. Investing in farms today can be more than a profitable business. It is that, as a consequence of the pandemic, prices in the most exclusive areas fell by an average of 10%. Added to this is the fact that as a result of the war with Russia, Ukraine…

Australia approved transgenic wheat developed in Argentina

Australia is one of the main producing and exporting countries of cereals. It joins Argentina, Brazil and Colombia, which had already authorized the new variety. Australia, one of the main producers in the world, today approved transgenic wheat (HB4), an event that was developed by the company Bioceres and that gives it tolerance to water stress. According to the resolution published by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), the application we submitted for the sale and use of foods derived from HB4…

The experts agree: the best steak in the world is Argentine beef

A producer from the town of Macachín participated in this year’s “World Steak Challenge” and won with his Argentine steak cuts. The “World Steak Challenge” – World Steak Challenge – (WSC) is the world’s first event to provide meat producers and suppliers with a much-needed platform to showcase product quality, breed credentials, and meat standards. processing in an international setting. The WSC allows participants to test their steaks against global competitors,…

Argentina has a new cropping record: between January and August 2021, they exported USD10 Billion more than in 2020, what does this mean for the economy?

Income from foreign exchange for August fell compared to July, as expected due to seasonal variations, but as El Cronista anticipated it was still the highest in Argentine history. What will be the impact? Exporting companies of grains and agricultural by-products made the best settlement for the month of August in history as announced by El Cronista. They entered USD 3,049 million during the eighth month of the year and, thus, so far in 2021 it would already be exceeded by USD10 billion to the total of foreign…

Depressed farm values in Argentina offer an opportunity: why it is a great time to buy farmland

Land values have depreciated sharply during 2020 and everything indicates that the decline will continue in the coming months of 2021. Areas and aspects to consider In tune with a year-end dominated by falling prices of farmland that started some years earlier with the re-election of the Peronist Party dominated by ex-president Christine Kirchner. To make matters worse, the real estate companies in the market state the ever-changing rules that the Government applies does nothing more than block or delay operations…
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