InvestBA Presents the Top 10 Trends, Market Movers & Headlines of 2011

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‘Tis the season for self-aggrandizing Top 10 lists, so we offer InvestBA’s purely selfish, entirely unscientific spin on the Top 10 Trends, Market Movers & Storylines of 2011 in Argentina and Uruguay, our two favorite places in the world. Thanks for another great year, and we offer best wishes and much success to all of our readers and subscribers in …

Buenos Aires Forum Courts Chinese Investment in Argentina

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, competitiveness, foreign investment

Bliateral relations between Argentina and China are strong and getting stronger thanks to this week’s Forum to Promote Chinese Investment in Argentina held at the Palacio San Martin in Buenos Aires. The event brought together representatives from 18 of China’s largest companies together with dozens of Argentine businessmen looking to cultivate strategic relations with their Asian counterparts. The Chinese executives …

China to Finance Construction of Buenos Aires Subte’s New G Line

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, foreign investment

We’ve often remarked that China wants to rebuild Argentina’s entire rail infrastructure to speed up the delivery of Argentine commodities to dinner tables in Beijing and Guangzhou. Now it seems the Chinese will also be expediting the commute times of white collar portenos to their offices downtown. Buenos Aires Minister of Finance Nestor Grindetti traveled to China last week with …

Financial Times: China’s New Investment Frontier Is Argentina

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment

A Wall Street strategist appeared on CNBC last week and when asked in which sectors and companies to invest he replied, “Buy what China wants. The world story hasn’t changed. The place where the growth is is Asia, and the things Asians want are the things that are going to grow in the West.” Argentina knows this first-hand, and the …

From Bollywood to Tata to Gaturro, Argentina Courts the “I” in BRIC

Patrick Archer agribusiness, argentina polo, buenos aires events, foreign investment

From Bollywood in BA to the Gujarat Builders Argentina Trade Mission to Tata’s Arrival in the BA Tech District, InvestBA has charted the strengthening ties between Argentina and India in 2010. Now Financial Times says these bilateral outreach efforts are not only paying cultural dividends, the two countries are rapidly forging a two-way trade relationship worth US$3.8 billion, up 150% …