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Agribusiness

Published: October 2018

Argentina


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  • 1.

    Describe the agriculture and food supply chain in your jurisdiction.

  • 2.

    What is the regulatory environment for primary agriculture and primary food processors in your jurisdiction?

  • 3.

    What are the main non-governmental organisations and non-profit organisations in the agribusiness sector in your jurisdiction?

  • 4.

    Identify and summarise the legislation addressing agricultural property transactions in your jurisdiction. Outline how farmland is typically held.

  • 5.

    Outline any rules related to use of farmland for non-agricultural uses.

  • 6.

    How is lending secured by farmland addressed in your jurisdiction? Do special rules apply for farm lending?

  • 7.

    Are there provisions relating to creditors’ rights on default by farmers that apply in your jurisdiction?

  • 8.

    Describe any rules relating to public control of farm property in your jurisdiction. What legislation governs them?

  • 9.

    Are there any restrictions on foreign ownership of farm property in your jurisdiction? What legislation governs them?

  • 10.

    Does the government provide agriculture support programmes to producers, processors or agriculture-related businesses and organisations? Outline the programmes and how they are generally accessed.

  • 11.

    Are there any programmes addressing assistance or government incentives for investment by foreign ownership in agribusiness?

  • 12.

    Outline the applicable legislation for primary processors of live animals. Is any distinction made between meat for domestic consumption and meat for export?

  • 13.

    Describe the food safety regime in your jurisdiction, including applicable legislation and regulations.

  • 14.

    What enforcement can take place in relation to food supply chain safety? What penalties may apply?

  • 15.

    Describe any certification programmes and rules for genetically modified foods, organic foods or other differentiated products.

  • 16.

    What are the food labelling requirements, including the applicable legislation, enforcement and penalties?

  • 17.

    Outline any applicable legislation regarding health of food animals, including transportation and disease outbreak and management.

  • 18.

    What are the restrictions on the movement of animals within your country?

  • 19.

    Describe any restrictions on import of food animals.

  • 20.

    What are the regulations related to livestock slaughtering?

  • 21.

    Outline the regulatory regime relating pest control and pesticides, and other management regimes in relation to disease and pests in plants and animals.

  • 22.

    How are agricultural operations typically organised in your jurisdiction?

  • 23.

    Outline any restrictions on foreign ownership of agricultural operations or businesses other than farming operations.

  • 24.

    Describe any specific rules or laws governing the rights of workers or employees for agricultural operations.

  • 25.

    How is farmworker immigration regulated in your jurisdiction?

  • 26.

    Outline the health and safety regulations relating to farmworkers in your jurisdiction.

  • 27.

    How are the export and import of agricultural products (animal and non-animal) regulated in your jurisdiction?

  • 28.

    May tariffs, quotas or similar measures be put in place?

  • 29.

    What treaties apply to the import and export of agricultural products in your jurisdiction?

  • 30.

    How are plant breeders’ property rights protected in your jurisdiction?

  • 31.

    How is farmers’ access to crop varieties and plant technologies addressed in your jurisdiction?

  • 32.

    What other intellectual property considerations apply to agribusiness in your jurisdiction?

  • 33.

    Describe the regulatory agencies that have a role in managing the environmental impact of agricultural production in your jurisdiction.

  • 34.

    Describe how water and air pollution is regulated in relation to primary agriculture in your jurisdiction.

  • 35.

    Describe how liquid and other waste is regulated in relation to primary agriculture in your jurisdiction.

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