The first Asian factory of industrial and residential lifts in Brazil will be built in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, it was announced Sunday in Seoul, Korea by the Hyundai Group.
Brazil’ president of the Economic and Development Bank, BNDES, Luciano Coutinho said that the country’s investment rate in the coming four years will be equivalent to 23% of GDP, sufficient to ensure a sustained robust long term growth of Latin America’s largest economy.
The Falklands oil company Desire Petroleum announced Tuesday it had completed the acquisition of 3D seismic program over an area of 1.416 kilometres with initial indications of encouraging new prospects.
The publishing company of the Miami Herald, McClatchy Co. (MNI) sold a 14-acre parcel of Miami prime land for 236 million US dollars to Genting Malaysia, a sale begun six years ago by then- independent Knight Ridder Inc.
Banco do Brasil, Latin America’s largest financial institution has requested a licence to operate in Uruguay as a commercial bank according to the Brazilian government’s news agency.
Chile’s Arauco the forestry and pulp unit belonging to the Copec group, trebled profits in the first quarter boosted by higher international prices and sale volumes particularly pulp, according to the company’s latest financial report.
Origen Private Equity Ltd., a boutique investment firm headquartered in London, is launching in June what is set to be the first impact investment fund developing low-cost housing in north-east Brazil in conjunction with the Brazilian government's Minha Casa Minha Vida programme.
Real estate operations in Uruguay’s hottest resort and leisure farms’ area totalled 2.55 billion US dollars in the twelve months to April 2011, equivalent to daily deals involving 7 million USD.
Roubini General Economics, RGE, founded by Nouriel Roubini the economist described as Dr. Doom for having predicted long before his peers the US financial and mortgage crisis said the Uruguayan government must apply additional measures to higher rates and bank reserves, to help contain inflation.
The scarcity of qualified labour and the increase in costs have become a growing concern for the pulp mill that Chilean and Scandinavian investors are building in Conchillas, Uruguay.