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Eucalyptus Plantation Forestry Investment in Uruguay shows impressive returns

Uruguay has significant geographic, climate and competitive environmental advantages in modern Eucalyptus timberland plantation forestry, making it one the world’s lowest base cost Eucalyptus producers. The Uruguay forestry model driven by the state-of-the-art world, class pulp plant investments in Uruguay by UPM and Stora Enso/ Auraco has created a vigorous, sustainable and ultimately disruptive forestry model which is changing the dynamics of traditional timber markets on a worldwide basis on a scale last…

Why the smart money is still Investing in Uruguay today?

Uruguay is a small country that staunchly defends its constitutional democracy, its political pluralism and the individual liberties and its inhabitants. Consequently, on an international level, it has received a large degree of credibility, and has been recognized by diverse organisms as one of the safest place to invest in Latin America. Uruguay is divided administratively into 19 departments, totaling 176,210 square kilometers, making it the second smallest country in the region. It borders Brazil (to the…

Uruguay expanded 4,4% in 2021 and is poised to continue growing strongly, IMF report

The economic recovery continues at a firm pace, despite a volatile external environment, supported by high agricultural commodity prices, recovering service sectors and strong investment. Inflationary pressures, driven both by external and domestic factors, are expected to dissipate only gradually. Amid a well-advanced recovery, conditions are appropriate for further fiscal consolidation efforts while supporting the most vulnerable to mitigate the impact of the food and energy price shock. Additional monetary…

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…

Uruguay rides high on China partnership

Nation posts record exports to a key market, boosting trade deal hopes Uruguay’s exports to China surged to a record high last year, fueling hopes of further gains if efforts by the two countries to scope out a free-trade deal bear fruit. Uruguay, a South American country with just 3.5 million people, sent shipments to China worth more than $3.2 billion. The trade partners are in exploratory discussions for a free-trade agreement, which many see as likely to provide further momentum to bilateral economic…

Uruguay voted to keep investor-friendly legal reforms in place

Uruguayans voted Sunday to uphold more than 100 legal changes introduced by President Luis Lacalle Pou in a referendum that could help his government implement more market-friendly reforms. The “no” vote to maintain intact Lacalle Pou’s 2020 flagship omnibus law, including limits on the right to strike and curbs on the government’s ability to run deficits, had 47.3 percent of total votes with all precincts reporting, according to preliminary results published by the Electoral Court.  The “yes”…

House Hunting in Uruguay: A Sprawling Former General Store for $975,000

With its borders still tightly restricted, the small South American nation is eagerly awaiting the return of foreigners — particularly Argentines — to jump-start its housing sector. A Five-Bedroom House With History Near Uruguay’s Coast $975,000 (43 MILLION URUGUAYAN PESOS) Built as a general store in the late 19th century, this five-bedroom home sits at the boundary of Pueblo Eden, a rural village in the Maldonado Department of southern Uruguay, about 25 miles from the popular resort city of Punta…

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…

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;…

Coronavirus Deals: 5 Cheapest Places To Buy Real Estate Now (And Make Money)

Have you ever dreamed of buying a house—for cheap—in a foreign country and moving there to live the expat life? Or buying an investment property and renting it out? Or getting a fixer-upper and flipping it for big bucks down the road? This could be your moment. While the coronavirus pandemic has been devastating, it has also had a silver lining by creating real estate bargains around the globe at a time of unprecedented low interest rates. “Nothing like the coronavirus crisis has come along before,”…

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…

Uruguay: a small country with great potential in South America

Latin America is a region globally known for its multiculturality and its complex history, amongst other things. The 20 countries that constitute Latin America have many similar traits, but one country in specific stands out from the rest due to its unique characteristics: Uruguay.  Uruguay is a nation with few inhabitants, a small territory and a scarcity of mineral resources. However, the country has managed to progress steadily into one of the most stable countries in the area, ranking third in the Human…

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…

👉 AGRICULTURAL INVESTMENT IN URUGUAY

image of Cattle grazing, Agricultural investment in Uruguay
Agricultural investment in Uruguay will grow by 5% in this five-year period Global demand for agricultural products will remain strong in the coming decades, mainly sustained by increased consumption in Asia. In developing countries, the current average meat consumption of 26 kg will reach 37 kg by 2030. Meat consumption will continue to rise, as projected by the FAO. FAO Corporate Document Repository. Uruguay is a reliable and attractive destination for foreign agricultural investment. Uruguay is a predominantly…

President Mujica who is selling Uruguay as a safe place to invest received a warm welcome from the President Obama

President Mujica whose is coming up for election this year said Uruguay offers “tremendous guarantees” for investors and is “a decent country”on his second day visit to Washington where he addressed 120 business people at the US Chamber of Commerce during a Tuesday morning work-breakfast. Mujica also announced that foreign investment in Uruguay in ten years has soared from a paltry 300 million dollars to almost 3 billion dollars and this will continue “because Uruguay is going to have another new…
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