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Payroll Calculator: Calculate Costs of Hiring Staff in Latin America

Payroll Calculator: Calculate Costs of Hiring Staff in Latin America

We’ve launched our new Payroll Calculator, now available on our website, so you can better understand your hiring costs and requirements when expanding your business in Latin America. Keeping tabs on all the details of your corporate and human resources requirements and their associated costs is difficult. The added challenge of breaking through a language barrier can make this especially so for foreign companies in Latin America. We’re committed to continuous improvement and innovation. Find...

International Leaders Plan Strategic Direction for the Year Ahead

International Leaders Plan Strategic Direction for the Year Ahead

Bogotá, 1 March 2020 – Biz Latin Hub leaders from all over Latin America are coming together in Bogotá over the next week to share updates of the operations of their respective country offices. Together with Managing Director Craig Dempsey and Chairman David Wright, they'll map out the company's growth strategy for the next 12 months, and plan the future movements of their respective offices. Biz Latin Hub's Corporate Office will host international business leaders from its 12 offices across...

Opportunities for Businesses: Fintech in Argentina

Opportunities for Businesses: Fintech in Argentina

When expanding your fintech company abroad, foreign executives should consider the developing ecosystem for fintech in Argentina.  Financial technology, better known as fintech, competes with traditional financial methods by using technology and innovation to change the way financial services are delivered. Swelling middle classes are demanding more from producers and exporters. Buying and using phones to engage with the commercial landscape. As a result, technological innovation is...

10 Steps to Start a Business in Argentina

10 Steps to Start a Business in Argentina

Argentina is one of the largest economies in Latin America with a GDP of US$518.4 billion in 2018. Acknowledging the current complexity of its legal system, the government is working to reduce bureaucratic processes for those wishing to start a business in Argentina. According to the World Bank Group, Argentina’s efforts to streamline its institutional functions through adopting digital processes has reduced wait times for activities such as obtaining import and export licenses. With a growing...

Increased US Investment in Latin America Technology Hubs

Increased US Investment in Latin America Technology Hubs

US investment in Latin America by large technology companies is increasing. In 2007, Google opened its Latin American headquarters in Argentina. 13 years later, the company has a renewable energy-powered data center in Chile and will be expanding with another data center in Uruguay. Google is not the only US tech giant investing in Latin America. Other tech multinationals such as Amazon and fintech giant startup Stripe have made great investments in order to provide better services and have...

The Future of Legal Tech Business in Argentina

The Future of Legal Tech Business in Argentina

Argentina is one of Latin America’s largest economies, and shows promise for foreign businesses into the future despite a tumultuous year. The realm of technology and innovation is forging new commercial opportunities for entrepreneurs and expanding multinationals, including in legal tech business in Argentina. Technological enhancement of longstanding, traditional legal services opens the sector up to a larger proportion of Argentina’s population, improves services offered by law firms and...

China and Latin America Trade: Mercosur, Belt and Road, and BRICS

China and Latin America Trade: Mercosur, Belt and Road, and BRICS

Latin American powers are looking to expand trade and innovation channels with the rest of the world. As the region continues to grow at an exponential rate, the region can enjoy greater attention from global powers and diversify its trade portfolio. China continues to influence Latin America trade and investment, and is reaching out to regional leaders to peddle its Belt and Road Initiative, a program of work that aims to connect China with the rest of the world through interconnected,...

How to Register a Cargo Airline in Argentina

How to Register a Cargo Airline in Argentina

A cargo airline in Argentina can be a good investment opportunity to meet local exporters’ needs for transportation. Although Argentina is in the midst of economic uncertainty, it is one of the largest economies in South America with a GDP of US$518.4 billion in 2018, and a population of 44.27 million.  Despite the current uncertainty in Argentina, booming industries have seen a rise in exports. In 2018, overall exports grew 5%, and in 2019, vine exports grew 11%  in the first nine months....

Biz Latin Hub Celebrates 5 Years of Doing Business in Latin America

Biz Latin Hub Celebrates 5 Years of Doing Business in Latin America

Biz Latin Hub expansion in Latin America marks its fifth year. This year, Biz Latin Hub celebrated its fifth birthday, marking 5 successful years of empowering foreign companies interested in doing business in Latin America. “In our fifth year, we’ve achieved a number of positive milestones,” says David Wright, Chairman of Biz Latin Hub. “Notably, we’ve taken our first steps to expand globally by offering our services in Australia and New Zealand. We’ve also expanded to Uruguay and most...

When Do You Need a Legal Representative in Argentina?

When Do You Need a Legal Representative in Argentina?

In order to incorporate a company and conduct commercial operations in Argentina, every legal entity must appoint a Legal Representative. Argentina is one of Latin America’s largest economies. The country applies complex bureaucratic systems to its commercial environment. However, Argentina’s size, talented workforce, and regional interconnectedness offer great potential returns on investment, countering the initially challenging setup requirements. We explore company formation requirements in...

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