The vast tract of Latin America, which includes the world's fourth largest
continent South America, stretches from the US border to Antarctica, with a
surface area of 17,820,900 square km, and a population of over 560 million.
and Venezuela are the leading trade exporters, and Brazil is quickly becoming a
world superpower with a healthy economic outlook mainly due to the revenues
generated by its natural resources: petroleum and petroleum-related products.
while Brazil is making great strides towards being the dominant nation,
Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez is in the vanguard of the Bolivarian movement
economic neo-liberalism and return to socialism.
Latin America has a diverse abundance of natural resources, with
intra-continental trade consisting mainly of goods such as wheat, cattle, wine
while external trade is dominated by petroleum, agricultural and mining
commodities. The region's investment environment has been fortified by the
democracy which plays an important role in medium-and long-term stability.
Exploration of Latin America's natural resources offers significant
opportunities for investment and economic growth, but not entirely without
subsidiaries in both Argentina and Brazil, Menas Associates is ideally placed to assist companies in and on Latin America. Our seasoned
specialists maintain excellent in-country contacts to assist private and public
sector clients in achieving their objectives within the region.
Menas Associates have undertaken numerous consultancy projects on countries in the region
including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. We have
unparalleled expertise on the region's working practices and security issues,
specialists dedicated to tailoring each consultancy project to meet