Argentine Land Law Limiting Foreign Ownership Remains Unclear

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, foreign investment, real estate

Almost three years after being approved, an Argentine law meant to quantify and limit foreign ownership of land is not being enforced due to the fact that provincial governments never completed their territorial audits. Law 26.737, the Law of Lands (Ley de Tierras) approved by Congress in February 2012, sought to cap the total foreign ownership of national land at …

Foreigners Can Now Double Down On Argentina Land Holdings

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, real estate

Argentina’s 23 provinces have been busy since last year taking stock of how much territory is owned by foreign investors as required by Law 26.737, the Ley de Tierras. The measure, which established a cap of 15% on foreign ownership of rural land, sought to “protect Argentine natural resources, as a strategic policy for the country within a global context …

Foreigners Own The Land Equivalent of New Jersey in Argentina

Patrick Archer foreign investment, real estate

Or El Salvador as the local press is spinning it, which is pretty insignificant either way you look at it. New Jersey is the fifth smallest state in the U.S. and El Salvador is 600 square miles smaller than the Garden State. The news comes on the eve of the deadline for foreign investors to declare their Argentine land holdings, …