High Flyin’ 747: Uruguay Posts Record Commodity Exports

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, uruguay

Uruguay continued its blistering pace of export growth in October with everything from soy to beef to lumber posting solid gains, according to the country’s leading trade promotion agency. The monthly trade report from Uruguay XXI shows Uruguay exports rose 8.5% in October compared to the previous year. In total, Uruguay shipped US$747 million worth of beef, crops, timber and …

Uruguay Boasts The Highest Cattle Per Capita Rate In The World

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment, uruguay

“El Pais de la Carne” (The Country of Meat) is how Spain’s El Mundo describes Uruguay in an article highlighting more steak and sheep superlatives in this beautiful country de carnivoros. First, the average Uruguayan consumes 208 pounds of meat (94.7 kilos) per year, the highest consumption rate in the world. Second, Uruguay’s 3.4 million residents are now outnumbered by cattle …