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13 de septiembre de 2019

Prices farmland 2019

The official data of farmland transactions in first half of 2019 are online available. The records refer to transactions that were presented to the Institute of Colonization. These are transactions for plots of more than 500 hectares and CONEAT 100…
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13 de septiembre de 2019

Permanent crops in Uruguay

Investment opportunities in permanent crops in Uruguay are traditionally citrus, grapes and table fruits like apple and pear. Oranges and lemons are exported mainly to markets such as the US. In the past 15 years, we´ve seen projects with blueberries…
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08 de agosto de 2019

Effect of trade deals on beef exports

Recent trade agreements between EU/MERCOSUR and EU/USA have an impact on beef exports from Uruguay to the EU. When talking about EU beef quotas, the two that get most mention are the high quality beef (HQB) quota, also known as…
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23 de julio de 2019

Final GO decision UPM

On July 23 UPM made public the investment decision to construct a 2,1 million tonne greenfield eucalyptus pulp mill near Paso de los Toros in central Uruguay. The highly competitive mill investment of USD 2,7 billion will grow UPM’s current…
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30 de mayo de 2019

Dairy Outlook

Dairy farms are closing almost daily. In April, no less than 24 dairy farms that were selling their milk to CONAPROLE (the main dairy cooperative) stopped their milking activity. Earlier this year dairy cooperative Pili in Paysandú ceased its activity…
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09 de mayo de 2019

Standard and Poor’s confirms investment grade Uruguay

S&P Global Ratings affirmed on May 7, 2019 its 'BBB' long-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on Uruguay. In addition, S&P affirmed the 'A-2' short-term foreign and local currency ratings. The outlook on the long-term ratings remains stable.…
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27 de abril de 2019

Farmland prices 2018

Official statistics from the Ministry of Agriculture indicate that last year 938 farmland transactions were carried out, covering an area of 159.000 hectares. The total amount involved was 519 M USD, which leads to an average price of 3.257 USD…
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08 de abril de 2019

Harvard Asset Management sells forestry assets in Uruguay.

Wednesday April 10 is the launch of a new trust called Bosques del Uruguay IV. 55.000 hectares are sold to this trust worth 330 M USD. Local pension funds have set up this trust and previously other trusts like Bosques…
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04 de marzo de 2019

Farmland rental prices

Last week a report was published by the Ministry of Agriculture with offical data regarding rental prices of farmland in the first half of 2018. These data are based on 1.088 registered rental contracts. Average rental prices per activity are…
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18 de febrero de 2019

The last big farm.

Welcome to the last big farm. The World Congress Aberdeen Angus is to be held in Uruguay from March 18 to 29, 2019. This video gives you a good introduction. Uruguay is the 7th beef meat exporter in the world,…
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