Google, Coca-Cola & Unilever Named Argentina’s Best Employers

Patrick Archer competitiveness, culture, global rankings, us companies

If there were an Olympics for the best employers in Argentina, the countries standing on the podium at the medal ceremony would be USA, USA and UK/Netherlands. Only instead of 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, all three would be taking home the gold according to the annual ranking by Argentina business magazine Apertura. In the 2011 Best Employers in Argentina …

Pride, Promos & Politics at 125th Rural Expo in Buenos Aires

Patrick Archer agribusiness, buenos aires events

Today marks the first day of the 125th La Rural Expo in Palermo, the most important cattle and farming expo in Argentina. For the next two weeks, the “campo argentino” takes center stage and everyone from truck makers to politicians want to shake hands and cozy up to some of the most influential people in the AAA, the Argentine Agricultural …

Argentina Auto Production Grows 170%

Patrick Archer foreign investment, us companies

Another positive sign of economic recovery for both Argentina and several export destination countries based on data released yesterday by the Argentina Association of Auto Manufacturers (ADEFA). The Association is reporting a 170% increase in auto production for February 2010 compared to the previous year, or approximately 40,000 units compared to 14,900 units in February 2009. Last month’s robust auto …