Uruguay Beef Expo Focuses On Chinese Market Challenges

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, uruguay

The Expo Melilla opens today in Montevideo, and the theme of this year’s event is “The Challenges of the Chinese Market” for Uruguay and in particular for the country’s beef industry. The event is organized by the Uruguay Society of Hereford Growers, the National Beef Institute and El Pais. Herefords are the base of production for Uruguay’s beef industry, and …

Uruguay’s Double-Digit Export Growth Fueled By Crop Diversity

Patrick Archer agribusiness, aruba, real estate, uruguay

Having a stable, transparent market with easily identifiable property values is a tremendous advantage for foreign investors in terms of site selection, and Uruguay’s soil and water conditions are ideal for production. But once the grains are harvested or the beef is boxed, what is the potential for exporting those goods abroad? The answer for Uruguay is “double-digit growth” based …

Uruguay Wines Follow Uruguay Beef Into Russian Hearts & Stomachs

Patrick Archer uruguay, wine & vineyards

Uruguay wines are beginning to seduce Russian palates following the same path of Uruguay beef just a decade ago. In a well researched exclusive for Rusia Hoy, Juan Samuelle says sales of Uruguay wine to Russia have doubled from 2008 to 2012. Currently barrel wine accounts for the bulk of Uruguay wine exported to Russia; yet, local producers see major …