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 …

Argentina Wheat Producers Move En Masse To Uruguay

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

First it was cattle growers, then it was soybean farmers, and now Argentina wheat producers are moving their operations across the river to farmer-friendly Uruguay. “Wheat producers, advisors, managers and investors who have left Argentina to manage their own farms or join forces with a local firm now account for 40% of the wheat sown in Uruguay,” writes La Nacion’s …

High Flyin’ 747: Uruguay Posts Record Commodity Exports

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, uruguay

Uruguay continued its blistering pace of export growth in October with everything from soy to beef to lumber posting solid gains, according to the country’s leading trade promotion agency. The monthly trade report from Uruguay XXI shows Uruguay exports rose 8.5% in October compared to the previous year. In total, Uruguay shipped US$747 million worth of beef, crops, timber and …