The infrastructure is robust and allows for good transportation means, including ports and major roads.
The countries GDP in 2012 was USD 49.92 billion with an 3.9% growth rate and an inflation rate at 8.1%.
Uruguay does not apply foreign exchange controls and offers corporations and individuals an attractive tax environment:
Farmland in most of the country consists of deep, fertile soils covered by rich, productive pasture with an abundance of fresh water (20% of world fresh water reserves).
The climate is moderate and rainfall spreads throughout the year.
There are no natural disasters to be expected, such as tornados, earthquakes, massive floods, or severe droughts.