Argentina Wheat Producers Move En Masse To Uruguay

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

First it was cattle growers, then it was soybean farmers, and now Argentina wheat producers are moving their operations across the river to farmer-friendly Uruguay. “Wheat producers, advisors, managers and investors who have left Argentina to manage their own farms or join forces with a local firm now account for 40% of the wheat sown in Uruguay,” writes La Nacion’s …

IDEA: Argentine Executives Searching for Answers on Global Copmetitiveness

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, visionaries

One of Argentina’s most prestigious and probing private sector gatherings took place last week at the 45th Annual IDEA Conference in Mar del Plata. Over 800 Argentine executives met in the coastal resort town to ponder one giant question: Why is Argentina not more competitive on the global stage? Electronic voting commenced on the Conference’s Opening Day…hands on buzzers…top five …