The Argentina Investment Report for March 15, 2016

Patrick Archer ba government, competitiveness, foreign investment, real estate, us companies

The Argentina Investment Report for March 15, 2016 By Patrick Archer  BUENOS AIRES – Argentina is expecting a wave of new renewable energy investment from US companies, according to a new report from Energía Limpia XXI which lists biomass, solar and wind energy among the most sought after projects. Despite investing US$1.8 billion in renewable energy over the last five years, …

How Will The Petrobras Scandal Impact Investments In Argentina?

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, real estate

With top executives already in jail, 62 alleged bribe-receiving politicians sweating bullets and dozens of companies now under investigation, how will the Petrobras scandal impact the Brazilian oil giant’s investments in Argentina? A detailed analysis in today’s iProfesional poses that question and puts the magnitude of the scandal in local terms: the estimated US$45 billion in illegal surcharges, bribes and kickbacks is …