Indian companies are increasingly getting a foothold into South America, acquiring assets and land not just to get entry into its lucrative agricultural market but also to export commodities such as sugar, pulses and edible oils back to India.
« Un étranger s’installe au Brésil et peut acheter la quantité de terre qu’il veut. Dans le même temps, il y a 4,2 millions de familles qui n’ont pas accès à la terre, c’est-à-dire plus de 12 millions de personnes, » signale Gilberto Portes
Taking a leaf out of the book of progressive farmers of the state who have made it big in South and Central American countries, the Punjab government is now exploring taking up land on lease in Brazil, Argentina and Mexico to grow foodgrain and export it for domestic consumption.
Warren Buffett's tie-up with sugar magnate Rubens Ometto Silveira Mello over alleged plans for a farmland buying spree in Brazil may avoid the US tycoon falling foul of a drive to keep out foreign investors.
Hassad Food knows how to shop. The $1b subsidiary of Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund finalised a $500m agreement last year to grow wheat & rice on 100,000 ha in Sudan and has announced plans to invest $700m worldwide this year.
Por meio da Berkshire Hathaway, uma de suas gestoras de fundos, Buffett está negociando a criação de uma empresa voltada à aquisição de propriedades agrícolas no país, de acordo com informações do Relatório Reservado.
Para o cientista social e engenheiro agrônomo Horácio Martins de Carvalho, a medida do governo federal é salutar, mas insuficiente para garantir o controle do avanço do capital estrangeiro no território brasileiro.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is seeking a partnership with Brazilian billionaire Rubens Ometto and soybean grower Blairo Maggi to buy farmland in the South American country, Relatorio Reservado reported.
Galtere, a New York fund manager, said it was raising $1 billion to invest in production facilities for agricultural commodities -- including arable farmlands in countries such as Australia, Brazil and Uruguay -- that it planned to later sell or list publicly.