Former Escada Boutique To Become A Chinese Grocery

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, culture, foreign investment, lifestyle, real estate

One prominent German designers’ former Recoleta digs will have a decidedly more pedestrian look and feel for the coming season. Like Zegna, Hermes, Ralph and Louis; Munich-based Escada pulled out of Buenos Aires earlier this year leaving a prime boutique at Alvear 1444 vacant and available for aspiring fashionistas to showcase their designs. Yet, the building’s new tenant will be …

Buenos Aires Forum Courts Chinese Investment in Argentina

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, competitiveness, foreign investment

Bilateral 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 …

Investment Growth in Argentina Second to Chile, Double Brazil

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment, global rankings

It was not a slow news weekend here in Buenos Aires. The MarketWatch headline, Chinese to Continue Argentina Investment Wave, confirmed the expanding trade and investment relationship between our two countries. Chinese investment commitments in Argentina this year had already surpassed US$10 billion by May, and Shane Romig’s article details how much of that investment is now spreading into finance …

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 …