A GERMAN PUBLICATION DESCRIBED URUGUAY AS “A SAFE HAVEN IN TIMES OF CRISIS”

The prestigious German media Spiegel Ausland reported on the benefits offered by Uruguay in the context of the war in Ukraine and the advantages it has over its neighbours. “The country most likely to benefit from the crises in Europe in the long term is precisely one of the smallest on the continent: Uruguay,” explains the German news publication Spiegel Ausland in a story entitled “Effects of the Ukrainian war in South America. Safe haven in times of crisis”. From the information published…

GTSA Group Profile for South America

Gateway to South America is one of Southern Cone’s most experienced specialised real estate marketing companies with representation in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. We offer a comprehensive selection of rural, lifestyle and residential properties throughout the region. Few real estate companies can match our breadth of experience and level of service in these areas of real estate. Fewer still offer the same levels of specialist knowledge and total commitment to achieving the best possible…

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,…

Why Uruguay’s Bet on China Matters for Latin America

A prospective free trade deal could shake up South America’s protectionist trade bloc — and China stands to benefit. Under a coalition government of the centre led by President Luis Lacalle Pou, one might expect Uruguay to keep China at arm’s length. But in a twist with extensive implications for economic relations between China and Latin America, it is doing the opposite. The Uruguayan government is pressing forward with efforts to hammer out a free trade deal with China, already the top buyer of its…

WHY AND HOW TO FORM A BRANCH IN URUGUAY

When expanding into Uruguay, foreign investors must decide what type of entity best suits their needs. For anyone keen to avoid full company incorporation, but with an operation too large to be supported with payroll outsourcing alone, one of the best solutions available is to form a branch in Uruguay. With Uruguay experiencing exponential growth in both gross domestic product (GDP) and gross national income (GNI) per capita over recent decades and being listed as the most peaceful and stable country…

The best Countries to invest in

The 2019 Best Countries rankings, formed in partnership with BAV Group, a unit of global marketing communications company VMLY&R, and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, are based on a study that surveyed more than 20,000 global citizens from four regions to assess perceptions of 80 countries on 75 different metrics. Here there no 1 pick. No. 1: Uruguay Uruguay claims the No. 1 spot on the list of best countries to invest in, a dramatic move up of 12 positions from its 2018 ranking. Business…

The US qualifies Uruguay as a safe country to invest

A report issued by the United States Department of State on the investment climate in Uruguay on Monday analyzed the legal, political and economic aspects of the country. On the one hand, it stands the legal security, the free movement of capital, the preferential regimes and the investment grade. On the other, it warns about aspects such as labor relations, the power of unions, the advantage of public companies and the increase of problems in education and security. There are 120 US companies with investments…

Australian Farming Experts recommend South America

FARMERS may turn to buying property across the globe as climate changes effects bite hard, a Geelong agriculture forum heard yesterday. The agricultural college’s carbon discussion heard the views of some of the country’s peak climate change and agriculture experts. The forum heard dire outlooks for Australia’s pastoral land, described as “the worst paddock” on the global farm. Modest estimations suggested sea levels rising a meter plus by the century’s end. Worst case scenarios…

Private Banking in Uruguay is undergoing drastic changes

International trading and investment banks that have offices in Uruguay and offer financial services are changing. After the sudden departure of the Royal Bank of Canada,  you can add the Crédit Suisse, Raymond James sales and many others.. Traditional banking, which provides loans and takes deposits in Uruguay has made several changes as has merger and acquisition specialists, offshore banking, private banking or giving investment advisory services and fund management. The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), which…
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