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Uruguay ranked among the best countries for investing

According to one of the world’s leading financial magazines, Uruguay remains “a haven of stability in a volatile region.” The report featured experts’ opinions in a regular survey, who were asked to evaluate 174 countries quarterly. The British magazine Euromoney delivered a report “providing a useful measure of relative risk for investors around the world,” according to which “Uruguay is the 18th safest country on the planet” and “the safest country” in Latin America to…

Uruguay’s economy grows 7.7% in second quarter of 2022

In its National Accounts report published Friday, the Central Bank of Uruguay (BCU) announced that the country’s economy had grown 7.7% in the second quarter of 2022 “mainly due to the high yields achieved in the soybean harvest.” Uruguay’s economy grows 7.7% in the second quarter of 2022 In its National Accounts report published Friday, the Central Bank of Uruguay (BCU) announced that the country’s economy had grown 7.7% in the second quarter of 2022 “mainly due to the high yields achieved…

The Legal Steps to buy Real Estate in Uruguay

Navarro Abogados , Montevideo Uruguay Purchase of a Real Estate Property by an Individual After the individual (the “Individual”) has identified the real estate property it intends to acquire, it should seek the legal advice of an attorney and the services of a Notary Public to assist in the purchase process. In general, pursuant to the current Uruguayan laws and regulations applicable to real estate transactions, the purchase of a real estate property is structured through the following steps. Step 1:…

The Business Case for Forestry Investment in Uruguay

In Uruguay, you can choose between eucalyptus for the pulp industry and eucalyptus for the building industry or pine trees (radiata pine). As an investor, you can choose between already planted or pastoral land suitable for plantation. Other options are already planted but not yet harvested or already harvested once as eucalyptus regrows and has a second cycle. Another important decision is whether you want to lease the land or contract a forestry manager. This last decision makes a big difference in return…

TLG fundraising to buyout and expand their Agriculture portfolio in Uruguay

Co-founded by Francisco Roque de Pinho and Joaquín Labella in 2016 in Uruguay – an unassuming country with vast unexplored agricultural potential wedged between Argentina and Brazil – TLG Management Partners works to implement improvements on, and then manage, underperforming farmland properties in South America.  The timing of the launch of TLG proved challenging. Economic uncertainty, depressed commodity prices, and market volatility were then followed by supply chain disruptions, high commodity prices,…

Investing in Uruguay: Farmland

Ninety-five percent of Uruguay is rural and Uruguay is roughly the same size as England and Wales combined. Juan Federico Fischer, the managing partner at Andersen, advises multinationals and individuals about investing in Uruguay and has created frameworks for large-scale investments in agriculture, timber, and real estate investment in Uruguay. He’s regularly quoted in the international press on Uruguay’s investment climate. In this interview, Karen A Higgs, founder of Guru’Guay, and Federico…

URUGUAYAN AGRICULTURAL LAND MARKET REPORT 2021

Published in Jan 2021 this is an independent land price report for agricultural land in Uruguay. Published by Gorlero Farm Administrators in Uruguay which was founded in 1934 by Guillermo Gorlero the company still maintains the same original core value and characteristics that have led to its excellent market position. They mainly engage in providing rural estate management services. They are experienced in almost every region of the country: from Sierras in Minas to the basaltic soils in the northern region,…

In Uruguay 15 companies own more than 1,400,000 ha of farm land.

Cows in Uruguay
Seven forest companies, six agricultural groups, a dairy company and a Brazilian business person in Uruguay farm over 1.4 million hectares of productive farmland-as-owners and or tenants. Land suitable for farming in Uruguay is about 16 million hectares. Among the major landowners are a number of Brazilian and Argentine companies. Among the 15 business groups that include Montes del Plata, East Forest, Weyerhaeuser, Tekoayhu Forestry, Forestry South Atlantic RMK Timberland Group and Sierras Stills (Ence) Forestadoras;…

Investment funds worldwide after large farms in response to roaring investors´ demand to buy farmland assets

Precios de la tierra agrícola actualizados 2016
With many agricultural commodity prices at multi-year highs, buying farmland is seen as a more direct way to cash in on valuable crops and to take advantage of long-term appreciation of farm property. This is done by farm syndicates or direct ownership. As a result, investment funds worldwide have put an estimated $20 billion to $30 billion in agriculture globally, and interest is also growing from ultra-rich investors and pension funds, which see farmland as tangible, strategic assets. Private funds are not…

Uruguays citrus industry on the rise

          Citrus production in Uruguay represents approximately 1.1% of the gross agricultural product and generates an income of US$ 60 million. It is one of the main non-traditional export commodities after rice and dairy products. #adp02 The activity has consolidated an export-oriented production chain in the country, increasing its productive processes of vertical integration (production-processing-trading). Half of the annual production is exported (counter-season sales) and the…
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