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Uruguay a Good Place to Live, Invest or Visit? Country Report

March 6, 2019|Categories: Home|

When thinking about Uruguay, what comes to your mind? A question we asked on our Facebook page. Here some of the answers: “Uruguay is an amazing country. It has very nice places like José Ignacio where you can rest and enjoy the beauty and gastronomy of the place. Colonia is a beautiful and very interesting [...]

Massive turnout at the first edition of Summer Fair MUY in Punta del Este

March 6, 2019|Categories: Country Brand|

More than 3500 people visited the exhibition that brought the best of the partner companies of Uruguay Country Brand to tourists from all over the world. The first summer edition of MUY Fair, held last weekend in Punta del Este was a success: more than 3500 people visited Espacio Gorlero, where they could meet, taste [...]

How Uruguay is Evolving as Tourist Destination | Interview with Benjamín Liberof

March 6, 2019|Categories: Home|

Benjamín Liberoff, Uruguay’s Vice Minister of Tourism, in this interview illustrates how the popular destination has changed over the years, what makes it unique in South America and where he likes to spend his own vacation. Our interview with Benjamín Liberoff is part of a special series and report on Uruguay. Benjamin, you are Uruguay’s [...]

Uruguay a Good Place for Filmmakers and Feature Film Productions? Interview with Pepi Gonçalvez

February 20, 2019|Categories: Home|Tags: , , |

The media – and feature films especially – influence how we perceive countries, how we imagine them to be, especially if we haven’t had the chance to visit or experience them ourselves. Apart from “hard” factors such as tax incentives or legal frameworks, a country’s ability to attract visitors, talented professionals or businesses and funding [...]

How Uruguay Attracts and Incentivizes Feature Film Productions | Interview with Martín Papich

February 20, 2019|Categories: Uruguayans to the World|Tags: , , |

Uruguay is on a mission to strengthen its audiovisual industries and to make the country an attractive destination for international productions. In our interview with film maker Pepi Goncalvez we already heard about the reasons for choosing Uruguay as place to live and work. Curious about the government’s perspective on the topic, during our Uruguay [...]

A quintessentially Uruguayan evening in London

December 11, 2018|Categories: Culture, Home, Made In, Tourism|Tags: |

Football, wine and the best of Uruguayan gastronomy celebrated at the Emirates Stadium. London, 21st November 2018. Uruguay’s country brand ‘Uruguay Natural’ travelled to London last week to use the friendly match against Brazil in the Emirates Stadium as a platform to promote and position the country abroad. The match took place last Friday, 16th [...]

Uruguay celebrated 30 years of diplomatic relations with China with successful country promotion activities

November 26, 2018|Categories: Country Brand, Culture, Home, Made In|Tags: |

As a result of its participation in the China-LAC summit, the China International Import Expo and the organization of the Uruguay Week in China, the Chinese press published almost 200 newspaper articles. Throughout 2018, Uruguay celebrated 30 years of friendship with China by participating in various events and promoting the "Uruguay in China Week" in [...]

Uruguay Natural arrived to London and Paris with the Uruguayan National Team

November 22, 2018|Categories: Country Brand, Home, Made In, Tourism|Tags: , |

The international friendly matches played by La Celeste in Europe, against Brazil and France, were the scene of two activities to promote the Country Brand. Football, a fundamental element of Uruguayan national identity, served as a framework for the presentation and promotion of the country abroad. On this occasion, Uruguay XXI, the country's investment, export [...]

Uruguay took its football, the candombe and its most highlighted export products to Russia

June 26, 2018|Categories: Country Brand, Home, Made In, Tourism|Tags: |

The World Cup is advancing and with it the country promotion actions that Uruguay is undertaking in Russia. In addition to bringing gastronomy and culture, Uruguay XXI presented the main reasons to invest, work and live in Uruguay before over 200 businessmen, investors and authorities in Moscow. Accompanying the participation of the Uruguayan National Team [...]

Uruguay lands in Russia with promotional activities and highlighted products

May 29, 2018|Categories: Country Brand, Home, Made In, Tourism|Tags: |

In the framework of the participation of the Uruguayan soccer team in the 2018 World Cup, Uruguay XXI will carry out different promotional interventions with the purpose of making Uruguay known as a reliable food producer, and a tourism and investment destination. The Soccer World Cup is a great showcase for all participating countries, and [...]

Uruguayan economic activity growths despite recessions in the region

March 3, 2017|Categories: Economy, Home|Tags: |

According to the quarterly report on Uruguayan economy, Uruguay in Focus, made by the Ministry of Finance, the economic activity in Uruguay picked-up during the third quarter of 2016, despite recessions in neighboring countries. Leading economic indicators, consumer confidence and record-high tourist arrivals during the summer season suggest that growth momentum, carried into the last [...]

Angela Merkel. “Uruguay could be the engine towards the battle for free trade”

March 3, 2017|Categories: Economy, Home|Tags: |

After the meeting with Uruguayan president Tabaré Vazquez, German chancellor Angela Merkel said she hoped to make progress in negotiations for a free trade agreement between Germany and the Mercosur. Before the visit of president Vazquez, Merkel talked about Uruguay in her weekly radio program. She said that Germans know about Uruguay because its “good [...]