Uruguay: The Land Of 3 Million That Plans To Feed 50 Million Worldwide

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, foreign investment, uruguay

Some of the most informative and objective articles about Uruguay’s farming progress and  competitive advantages come from the outside looking in. Such is the case of this week’s analysis from Bolivia’s leading newspaper, La Razon. “Uruguay Applies Smart Agro To Feed 50 Million” is the title of the article which charts the exponential growth of Uruguay’s productive farmland thanks to …

Uruguay Farmland Sales Surpass US$1 Billion Per Year

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

The triple-digit growth in Uruguay farm prices, foreign ownership and farmland lease revenue over the past decade has been accompanied by a 263% increase in the dollar value of all farms changing hands each year, according to new data released this week. This statistic is even more impressive when you consider that less than half as many acres are changing hands …

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 …

Uruguay Farmland Rental Revenue Rises Over 500% In A Decade

Patrick Archer agribusiness, average prices, foreign investment, uruguay

The Uruguay Ministry of Cattle, Agriculture and Fishing just released their annual survey of Uruguay farmland lease contracts, and the report sheds some light on which Uruguay departments are the most active, the most expensive and the most profitable for investors. Many new investors in Uruguay farmland choose to immediately turn around and lease out their farms, a smart strategy …

Uruguay Farmland: A Turnkey Global Investment In A Transparent Market

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

Part of the wonder of tiny Uruguay is the wide range of topography and crop diversity. If Uruguay were a US state, it would rank somewhere between Florida and Missouri in terms of total land mass: 68,000 square miles. Despite its size, Uruguay boasts a laundry list of farmland producing commodities shipped around the world: soybeans, wheat, rice, cattle, sheep, …