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New business opportunities in Argentina: Opening the economy to foreign investment

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Argentina is experiencing many political and economic changes by opening its economy to foreign investment. Let’s look closely at how Argentina’s economy is making changes for the better and what will be the next opportunities for foreign investors. Argentina will be the first South American country to…

Interview with Nicolás Dujovne, Argentina’s Treasury Minister

What was the strategy behind the fiscal reform? Minister Dujovne: When we came to power we inherited a large fiscal deficit, a high level of public spending and a heavy tax burden. All three have to be cut but the only way it can be done is gradually because if we cut taxes very quickly then the deficit will increase. It’s only by cutting…

11 Things I Learned About Investing in Argentina

After completing my studies at the University of Canterbury I wanted the challenge of living and working abroad in a foreign language. With the help of the New Zealand Prime Minister ́s Scholarship and the New Zealand Embassy to Argentina, I undertook a three-month legal internship with Wiener.Soto.Caparrós in Buenos Aires. WSC is a mid-size law…

Argentina: Sentiment on Argentina is running hot

Sentiment on Argentina is running hot. Really hot. Unfortunately for the optimists, sentiment isn’t the only thing running hot in Argentina. The country is experiencing its worst drought in 30 years – an event that is already causing GDP estimates for this year to get dinged. More on that in a second. But first, let’s look at the…

Argentina continues with its infrastructure boom in 2019

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Although in 2018 infrastructure spending will fall in inflation adjusted terms, there will be more funds for long-term projects in the following year which is an election one.  The spending could still be even higher if PPP (Private and State) agreements currently being negotiated are concluded successfully. With the strategy of producing a funnel…

Business optimism in Argentina is the highest in 22 years

86% of Argentine Businesspeople believe that the economy will continue to improve A new poll shows 65% of businessmen felt that the economy will be “moderately to significantly better” in the latter part of the 2017 year, while 21% thought it will be “considerably better”; half of those surveyed say they will increase employment…

Agri-Business M&A Report for Argentina

Agribusiness Report Q2-2017 reflects the continued high level of activity in investment projects from Q1 but fewer M&A transactions in Argentina. As mentioned before, there is an increase in agricultural companies looking to finance working capital and investment plans through local financial markets. As the months develop in 2017, the political factor will…

Beyond Pizza and Champagne: Argentine wine production and tourism

Despite “Pizza with Champagne” and “Patagonia Lamb with Malbec” jokes, wine and ecotourism will play a leading role in Argentina´s future. When it comes to sociopolitical jokes, there is a long pairing tradition in Argentina, associating governments to food and wine combinations. From anarchist references in popular pastry names…

Argentine organises the largest Business and Investment Forum in its history

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President Macri is fronting a forum to the world’s business elite the countries vision of a modern Argentina Argentina is organising a major business and investment forum next month, September 12th to the 15th, in Buenos Aires where more than 1,500 world business leaders and representatives of government and economic institutions…