In the last couple of years, we’ve seen an increase in the number of UK companies that have approached us with the aim of understanding regulatory aspects that affected the, across different Latin American countries. From prepared meals to animal feed and from surfactants to insecticides,

A short, down-to-earth guide for British exporters.  If you are doing business with Argentina, or are thinking of doing so, you’ll know it’s a complex and risky country, but also one full of opportunity. Given the opening up of the market under Macri, after 15 years of being one of the most

I was in Buenos Aires recently (family trip this time) and, straight from the moment I left the ferry terminal (did you see my post on the duty free aboard?) I was surprised by the fervent public works activity. I mean, we hear every day about infrastructure investment in Argentina, but actually

I often get asked if it’s ok to use the Union Jack in Argentina, given the recent and still painful history that we all know about. I wrote about this topic back in 2012. In general, we say that unless you’re selling into a very sensitive sector like defence, it’s ok to use the

When you think of duty free shops, you probably think of airports. But on both sides of the River Plate, in the very South of South America, we know that our best chance of getting hold of some tax-free goodies is on the Buquebus ferry that links Buenos Aires and Montevideo. I spent a long

It’s always fun visiting a trade show three times: not enough times for it to bore you, but still enough times to feel familiar with it, and to watch how it evolves over the years. ExpoMin is one of the best mining trade shows in Latin America, and I have visited all last three editions of

I am lucky enough to travel to Chile around four times a year. A country full of contradictions but equally a lot of opportunities for British companies, with a clear taste for British food and drink, and for UK brands in general. A 2 to 3-hour flight from Montevideo, where I live, Santiago is a