Uruguay Extra Virgin Olive Oil Earns Global Elite Status

Patrick Archer agribusiness, lifestyle, real estate, uruguay, wine & vineyards

One year after joining the ranks of the world’s top ten producers in terms of quality, the Uruguay olive oil industry is preparing for another record harvest and rising exports in 2014. “The Uruguay Olive Begins To Appear Around The World” is the title of Valentin Trujillo’s detailed analysis of the evolution of the Uruguay olive industry from its humble …

Uruguay Farmland Prices Have Risen 800% Since 2002

Patrick Archer agribusiness, aruba, average prices, foreign investment, real estate, uruguay

The average price of Uruguay farmland has surged 800% over the past decade, according to new numbers from the Uruguay Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fishing. “Since 2002, the average price of Uruguay land has multiplied by nine, rising from US$385 per hectare to US$3,477 last year. In the past 13 years, over 7.1 million hectares of Uruguay farmland worth …

Uruguay Agribusiness Rapidly Transforming Country’s Fortunes

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

A powerful new op-ed in El Observador sheds light on the rapid evolution of agribusiness investments in Uruguay thanks to booming crop yields, new technology and record revenues attracting new waves of domestic and foreign investors. “Uruguay agribusiness is growing and changing at a fascinating pace in terms of size and perseverance. Uruguay cattle, dairy, agriculture and forestry all have …

Foreign Ownership Of Uruguay Farms Up 300% Since 2000

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment, real estate, uruguay

New census data out this week from Uruguay’s leading ag agency shows the number of foreign investors buying Uruguay farmland and the average farm size both rose rapidly over the past decade. The Uruguay Ministry of Cattle, Agriculture and Fishing (MGAP) released the 2011 Farming General Census yesterday, and the percentage of Uruguayans owning farmland has fallen to 83% from …

Paraguay Real Estate Attracting Record Foreign Investment

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment, real estate

Our Southern Cone neighbor, Paraguay, is attracting record levels of real estate investment according to Asuncion’s La Nacion. “Argentines and Uruguayans Lead Real Estate Investments” is the headline of Viviana Miranda’s article and interview with several Paraguay real estate professionals. “Each year, the number of foreigners looking for new markets in the real estate sector grows. The Europeans have already …