We publish background information on farming and agri-business in Uruguay and reliable sources for real estate, legal issues and finance. We select objective news items about farmland price developments, farm rental income and other relevant issues to help international clients carry out preliminary research regarding the potential of agro investments in Uruguay. In our news section you can also find frequent updates on official statistics of prices of farmland, exports, agricultural yields and farming regulations.

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Monday January 4th, 2021

2021 Farmland Outlook: Expect a Dynamic Market

A dynamic farmland market is expected in Uruguay during 2021. After 4 years of decreasing prices, be ready to see land values rise again. What is driving the farmland market? Stronger international commodity prices. Argentine crisis. Low interest rates in…
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Monday January 4th, 2021

Prices farmland 2020 in Uruguay

UPDATE:The official data of farmland transactions in 2020 are online available. The records refer to transactions that were presented to the Institute of Colonization. These are only transactions for larger plots of productive land. The overall area transferred is 124.000…
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Saturday December 12th, 2020

Olive plantation

An online survey carried out by the Ministry of Agriculture during the last trimester of 2020 shows that Uruguay has 6.195 hectares and 197 active olive plantations. Most of these plantations (80%) are located in the eastern part of the…
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Monday September 21st, 2020

Farm Sales Uruguay

Since the start of the COVID-10 pandemic we have seen an increase in farmland transactions in Uruguay. In the period May, June and July when people felt comfortable leaving their houses and visit farms, we had several Uruguayan investors looking…
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Wednesday August 26th, 2020

New Horticultural Market Place

Horticulture and fruticulture in Uruguay are relatively small sectors, often family owned operations and aimed at domestic markets. Very different from cattle and grain sectors where most of the output is exported to international markets (read China). In November 2020,…
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Wednesday August 12th, 2020

Become Fiscal Resident of Uruguay

In Uruguay, it is possible for foreigners to obtain fiscal residency when they live a certain number of days per year in the country OR when they have vital economic activities in the country. The advantage of fiscal residency is…
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Tuesday June 9th, 2020

Forestry investments in Uruguay

This graph presents forestry plantations in different regions in Uruguay. The choice for a location is based on soil types and distance to industry. Some basics: In Uruguay, you have a choice between eucalyptus for pulp industry, eucalyptus for manufacture…
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Friday May 15th, 2020

Farm lease prices 2019

The Ministry of Agriculture published statistical information about lease prices of land for agricultural use in 2019. This information is based on the registered 1477 lease contracts in this period. The statistics show the different values per region and per…
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Wednesday April 22nd, 2020

100 corporate farmland owners.

On April 23 fast track legislation entered Parliament in Uruguay, which may alter farmland investments in this country. Constitution allows the president to propose urgent laws, which pass automatically if not rejected or substituted after an abbreviated debate of no…
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