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Buying farmland in Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil: an investment with upside growth potential

Land prices have declined in the past few years in these countries, along with the current strength of the US dollar, it makes a strong case for investing now in farmlands Latin American’s Mercosur region. The countries in the Mercosur include Uruguay, Argentina, Venezuela (suspended), Paraguay, and Brazil. Farmland has a history of preserving capital in times of economic downturns. The durability and negative correlation of farmland returns to economic cycles are driven by the consistent requirement of a…

Populists Governments are reforming Latin America Agribusiness but uncertainties persist

Key View • The recent wave of anti-establishment governments across Latin America could result in significant structural changes to the agricultural sectors in these countries. • The agribusiness sector played a key role in providing support to these ‘outsider’ political campaigns, and we believe agricultural reform will continue to dominate political discourse over the next few years. • We believe that the production of soybean, grain and livestock, mainly in Brazil and Argentina, is most…

2016 South American Crop Report

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Reports of the grain harvest in South America in 2016 are most satisfactory. Although the realities of the local markets: adverse weather, high input costs and unfavourable exchange rates, do not allow us to say that all crop types have had a good year, on average they did. Below are the details, country by country. Argentina The reality in Argentina is indicated by a boom in sales of agrochemicals, fertilizers, new agricultural machinery, combine harvesters and tractors. In terms of sales of machinery, in…

Agriculture is tipped to boom in South America

South American agriculture is set to boom. It should come as no surprise to enterprising investors, who’ve long been told South America is to become the ‘food bowl of Asia’. Fuelled by unprecedented growth in its middle-class population, rising prosperity and globalisation; Asia’s demand for consumables will grow for decades to come. Recently highlighted the latest research has identified five megatrends in South America agriculture over the next 15 to 20 years. The key megatrends identified by the…

Why and How to invest in South American Agriculture ?

Many of the topics that were considered fringe in the past but are now coming to reality with the effects of global warming; the morality of food miles when countries use diminishing resources to ship food a long way to any market, geopolitical power shifts, the potential break up and loss of power in the United States, along with the growing power of Asia, Brazil, and the Pacific rim countries, like Australia and Chile, are all topics of hot discussion. GTSA obviously has its own agenda in all this as we see…
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