Uruguay Ready To Open Bid Process For Rocha Deep Water Port Project

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, foreign investment, real estate, uruguay, visionaries

Uruguay president Jose Mujica only has seven months remaining in office, and there’s one major logistics priority his administration intends to launch before his March 2015 departure: The Deep Water Port in Rocha. The new Puerto de Aguas Profundas will be the largest infrastructure project in the country’s history, and the executive branch is preparing to open the bid process which has …

Uruguay Infrastructure Projects Among Latin America’s Top 100

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, global rankings, real estate, uruguay

A 2014 survey of Latin America’s most significant new infrastructure projects includes five Uruguay projects ranging from deep water ports to renewable energy to new rail corridors. The Strategic Latin American Infrastructure 2014 Report from CG/LA is a ranking of 100 projects planned over the next three years across 10 sectors in 20 countries with a total combined project value …

Half Of Paraguay Exports To Pass Through Uruguay Ports

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, foreign investment, uruguay

Paraguay is looking to ship more soybeans, corn and beef through Uruguay, and the future Deep Water Port in Rocha will play a major role in that endeavor. Toward that end, Paraguay signed a Letter of Understanding with Uruguay last week expressing a desire to participate in the development of the new Rocha Port which already has solid technical and financial …

Uruguay Rails Would Give Bolivia & Paraguay Ocean Access

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, foreign investment, uruguay

The largest infrastructure project in the history of Uruguay could also change the landlocked history of South American neighbors, Bolivia and Paraguay. The future deep water port in Rocha, which will serve as an east coast platform for Uruguay and Brazilian commodity exports, may also give Bolivia and Paraguay the ocean access they have craved for over a century. A …

More European Investors Looking For Uruguay Opportunities

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, foreign investment, global rankings, real estate, tourism, uruguay

The number of European individuals and companies exploring investment opportunities in Uruguay rose sharply last month, according to the country’s leading investment and export promotion agency, Uruguay XXI. While neighboring Southern Cone countries led the list of foreign investors looking to invest in Uruguay in July, European investors in Uruguay moved aggressively in August and claimed the top spot in …