News of February 2016

26.02.16

Uruguay: The Most Prosperous Country in Latin America and the Ca

Uruguay: The Most Prosperous Country in Latin America and the Ca

The Prosperity Index prepared by the Legatum Institute measures national prosperity based on 89 indicators, including wealth, economic growth, individual wellbeing, quality of life, entrepreneurship and opportunity, governance, education, health, and safety and security.

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26.02.16

More Benefits for Investment Projects in Uruguay

More Benefits for Investment Projects in Uruguay

With the aim of encouraging investment in the country in 2016, a new government decree provides tax breaks for investors. This new decree offers greater fiscal advantages for investment projects filed as of December 1, 2015 and implemented within the year 2016.

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26.02.16

Uruguay Leads Latin America in Transparency

Uruguay Leads Latin America in Transparency

An annual report issued by Transparency International found that in 2015 Uruguay was Latin America’s least corrupt country. According to the 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index, which gathers data from 168 countries, Denmark is the frontrunner among the least corrupt nations in the world. This study measures the perceived levels of public sector corruption based on the opinions of experts from the private sector.

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