Argentina Announces New Investment Opportunities at First Ever Business & Investment Forum
On 2 August, The Argentine Investment and Trade Promotion Agency has announced details of a number of projects to be showcased at the first ARGENTINA BUSINESS & INVESTMENT FORUM, which will be held in Buenos Aires on September 12-15, 2016.
The ARGENTINA BISINESS & INVESTMENT FORUM will host over 1,500 global businesspeople, investors and political leaders – and highlight a range of investment opportunities across the energy, infrastructure, agriculture, manufacturing, technology, and service sector industries. These include financing opportunities of up to: • US $20bn of unconventional oil & gas (shale & tight) fields and infrastructure • US $20bn for 11GW of Hydro/Thermal Power plants • US $15bn for 10GW of Renewable Energy • US $15bn lithium, gold and copper mining, and other extraction opportunities • US $25bn for approximately 25,000km of roads and highways • US $20bn Water and Sewage infrastructure • US $15bn for approximately 10,00km of railway freight lines
The ARGENTINA BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT FORUM marks Argentina’s return to international markets, following a range of macroeconomic reforms introduced by President Macri and the country’s first international bond issue in 15 years.
Juan Procaccini, President of the Argentine Investment and Trade Promotion Agency, said:
“Argentina has some of the most exciting investment opportunities in Latin America over the coming decade. From long-term plans in infrastructure, to high-growth potential in the technology and service sector industries. The whole world will see what we have to offer during the ARGENTINA BUSINESS & INVESTMENT FORUM.”