Uruguay offers favorable laws for foreign investment and a superb business, including:
Equal treatment for foreign and local investors.
No special requirements for new companies.
No restrictions on the amount of foreign capital that can participate in an investment.
Free entrance and repatriation of capital and dividends.
Favorable tax treatment on imports of capital equipment.
Freedom of prices and no exchange restrictions.
Freedom of choice regarding nationality when hiring labor.
Possibility of total anonymity for investors.
An open trade policy, and an expanding market through the consolidation of the Mercosur trade agreement.
A solid and independent judicial system.
Legal protection for private property and copyright.
The existence of instruments to channel off-shore investments virtually tax-free.
Availability of political-risk insurance.
Promotional investment regimes in tourism, forestry, industrial promotion, and free trade zones.