• Why invest in the agribusiness sector in Uruguay?

    • The extensive legal framework that Uruguay providesguarantee clear rules of the game, as well as attractive incentives to investors such as the law no. 16,906 regarding the promotion and protection of investment

     

    • Foreign investment has reached record levels, which allowed Uruguay to position itself as the second country with further reception of FDI in Latin America (5.6% in terms of GDP). 22% of foreign direct investment is associated with forestry and Agro industry business.

     

    • It is offered attractive conditions for the development of the forestry and the agribusiness activity.

     

    • Relevant advances in infrastructure are some of the favorable conditions for forestry and agribusiness sector.

     

    • In recent years, major foreign investments have been setting up in the industry of pulp, forestry and agribusiness. In 2015, the sector exported around USD 7500 million.