Argentina

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With more than 5000 km of coastline and important stocks of hake, shrimp, squid and other marine species, the Argentine fishing industry has long been a central pillar for the economies of the country’s southern states, and an important source of export revenue. Under previous governments, however, the industry lost competitiveness due to...

 

For 20 years the soybean has been at the heart of Argentina’s agricultural boom. From 1996 to 2014 soybean production increased from 11m tonnes per annum to more than 60m tonnes as global demand for the versatile product grew rapidly. However, over the last decade the continued expansion of soybean cultivation has taken place at the expense of...

 

Against a backdrop of increasingly severe and costly climate events and natural disasters, technology is poised to play an important role in maintaining and improving global agricultural output. The adoption of digital and precision farming practices has been shown to improve crop resiliency and boost productivity and incomes, particularly in...

 

In what ways is digital transformation changing the business environment?

 

No area of the economy has felt the turnaround from the election of President Mauricio Macri more sharply than the agriculture sector. The country’s vast agricultural plains, known as the pampa húmeda, are one of the world’s great breadbaskets, but years of state intervention in the sector have diminished crop diversity and led to...

 

What opportunities exist for Argentina’s biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries globally?