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Investment framework and opportunities in Uruguay

Procedures Relative to Foreign Investment

Freedom of Establishment
Yes
Acquisition of Holdings
A majority holding interest in the capital of a local company is legal in Uruguay.
Obligation to Declare
The Uruguay XXI body was specifically created to guide foreign investors through authorizations and formalities needed for implantation. This body has a centralizing role for all administrations and ministries to facilitate all procedures.
Competent Organisation For the Declaration
Central Bank of Uruguay.
Requests For Specific Authorisations
The ownership of companies developing activities relative to radio or television channels is limited to Uruguayan citizens.

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Investment Opportunities

Investment Aid Agency
Uruguay Investment and Export Promotion Agency
General Small and medium company office for ministry of industry
Tenders, Projects and Public Procurement
Tenders Info, Tenders in Uruguay
Inter-American Development Bank, Tenders in South America
DgMarket, Tenders Worldwide
Other Useful Resources
Commerce chamber of Uruguay.

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Latest Update: September 2022