Uruguay Farmland Prices Have Risen 800% Since 2002

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

The average price of Uruguay farmland has surged 800% over the past decade, according to new numbers from the Uruguay Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fishing. “Since 2002, the average price of Uruguay land has multiplied by nine, rising from US$385 per hectare to US$3,477 last year. In the past 13 years, over 7.1 million hectares of Uruguay farmland worth …

Uruguay Agribusiness Rapidly Transforming Country’s Fortunes

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

A powerful new op-ed in El Observador sheds light on the rapid evolution of agribusiness investments in Uruguay thanks to booming crop yields, new technology and record revenues attracting new waves of domestic and foreign investors. “Uruguay agribusiness is growing and changing at a fascinating pace in terms of size and perseverance. Uruguay cattle, dairy, agriculture and forestry all have …

People’s Republic of Carne: Uruguay Beef Exports To China Jump 975%

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment, uruguay

Uruguay beef exports to China exploded during the first two months of the year making the PRC the number one destination by volume of Uruguay’s number one export. According to a new report from Uruguay XXI, sales of Uruguay frozen beef to China rose 975% during the first two months of 2013 compared to the same period in 2012. Measured …

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 …

More North Americans, Europeans Investing in Uruguay Farmland

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment, real estate, uruguay

The sale of farms is on the rise in Uruguay, and a new wave of investors primarily from the US and Europe are doing the buying, according to a new report in El Pai­s. Pablo Beson describes the buyer profile as individual investors drawn to agribusiness investments in Uruguay as a safe harbor for their money, a stable investment alternative …