Uruguay Courting Qatar Airways, Port & Agribusiness Investments

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, foreign investment, real estate, uruguay

Uruguay officials are traveling to Qatar this week with several proposals in hand in hopes of strengthening ties with the Middle East state and encouraging more Qatari investment in Uruguay. The first proposal, adding Qatar Airways flights to Montevideo, will probably be implemented the quickest considering the priority of adding new international routes at Carrasco International. “We view the airline …

Agribusiness Dominates List Of Wealthiest People In Uruguay

Patrick Archer agribusiness, global rankings, lifestyle, real estate, uruguay, wine & vineyards

In some countries, it’s who owns the oil. In others, its who creates the next Instagram or Twitter. But in Uruguay, it’s who owns the land and what they produce from sheep to steers to soybeans. The 120 Richest People in Uruguay is the headline of the list compiled by Entorno Inteligente which is dominated by large-scale land owners and …

Uruguay Cattle Population Outnumbers Residents 4 To 1

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, real estate, uruguay

Twelve million cattle in a country of three million people. That is the scenario unfolding in Uruguay, as the country’s decade-long livestock boom is poised to reach another population milestone in 2014. Uruguay’s National Institute of Agricultural Research (INIA) is forecasting the birth and weaning of 3 million calves next fall, an unprecedented number which would bring the total number …

Uruguay Boasts The Highest Cattle Per Capita Rate In The World

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment, uruguay

“El Pais de la Carne” (The Country of Meat) is how Spain’s El Mundo describes Uruguay in an article highlighting more steak and sheep superlatives in this beautiful country de carnivoros. First, the average Uruguayan consumes 208 pounds of meat (94.7 kilos) per year, the highest consumption rate in the world. Second, Uruguay’s 3.4 million residents are now outnumbered by cattle …