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Brazil’s Rousseff signs energy accords in Argentina

Brazil and Argentina will cooperate on the construction of two new hydroelectric dams and two nuclear reactors as part of expanded energy cooperation between the two countries. From Reuters: “We will continue to work to strengthen Mercosur and consolidate the customs union … and we will keep on fighting protectionism by rich countries and policies […]


Soybeans Rise for Third Day on Concern About Brazilian, Argentine Sowing

Bloomberg “Soy prices are progressing significantly, boosted by weather conditions in Argentina and Brazil,” Paris-based farm adviser Agritel said on its website today. “Mato Grosso lacks water and planting is being delayed, and a return of the rains will be necessary for correct germination of the crops.” Brazil is the world’s second-largest grower of soybeans […]

Palm, Soybean Oils Purchases by India to Reach Record – 9 million tons, for Fourth Year

Every year for the coming decade there will be at least a growing shortfall of 5,00,000 tons each each year. India’s edible oil import bill is next only to its crude oil import bill.Bloomberg India, the top buyer of vegetable oils after China, may import a record quantity of soybean and palm oils for a […]

Gaturro – a film based on an Argentine cartoon with Indian animation studio collaboration

Gulf Times Gaturro, an animated feature film produced in Kerala has topped box office collections in Argentina, where it is creating ripples for the second consequent week of its release, according to reports. The Toonz Animation India’s 3D animated feature film topped box office figures in the Latin American nation a week into its premiere […]

India’s Vegetable oil imports – including soy oil from Brazil/Argentina, exceed over 1 million tonnes in August

Financial Express According to the latest data from the Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEAI), import of 1.06 million tonne of vegetable in August 2010 mainly consisting of edible oil is the highest in a single month since the government allowed import of crude vegetable oil for meeting the domestic demand in 1994. In India, […]

India signs agriculture pact with Argentina

Last month, I filmed the farm equipment pavilion – see below, at the La Rural agro fair in Buenos Aires. The scale, size and variety of the locally-developed machines attests to the high-tech nature of farming in Argentina, and neighboring Uruguay, Paraguay and Brazil. Farm Equipment on Display at the Argentina La Rural Trade Fair […]

Frontier Investing – Asia and Latin America

TWO OF AMIT WADHWANEY’S passions are international stocks and ethnic restaurants. That he is an avowed value investor is no surprise, given that Third Avenue Management, his employer, was founded in the mid-1980s by famed bargain-hunter Marty Whitman. Wadhwaney’s duties include running the Third Avenue International Fund (TAVIX). Barron’s recently caught up by Wadhwaney by […]

Agriculture is one of the great places to be – Jim Rogers on Bloomberg UTV in India

Jim speaking at an event – “Investment strategies in an emerging financial lanscape”. Funny to see the Indian interviewer’s (probably an MBA!) WTF reaction to Jim’s comments on agriculture. In trying to sell the attractiveness of the farming business in South America to potential investors, I’ve found the going rough in India. People cannot imagine […]

India’s Interest in Latin America/South America must go beyond World Cup: Not just football superpowers, agriculture superpowers as well

Note: an abbreviated version of this article titled “India’s Interest in Latin America must go beyond World Cup” was syndicated by Indo-Asian News Wire Service. A few portals that ran the article include: SIFY, TradeIndia, IndiaNewsPost, ThaIndian, SouthAsiaMail, ProKerala, Gulf Times, Qatar and the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs. Over the next few weeks, millions […]

Happy 200th Anniversary of the Revolution, Argentina!

Hope you have a chance to visit this beautiful country this year and explore business opportunities. Wishing that Argentina’s reaches its economic potential in the next decades! A trip down memory lane. Romantic Argentina 1932 Argentina – The Bicentennial Year starts The Bicentennial Year starts On May 25th 2010 Argentina will celebrate the 200 years […]