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Presentacion dt ingles actualizado al 4 10-10

  1. 1. Buenos Aires Business City
  2. 2. BUENOS AIRES | IN FIGURES <ul><li>Buenos Aires City GGP added up to 73,700 US million dollars, which represents 23% of Argentina’s total GDP. </li></ul><ul><li>The GDP per capita is 24,300 USD, three times the national average. </li></ul><ul><li>Productive Sectors : 69% services, 14% manufacturing, 13% sales y 6% construction. </li></ul><ul><li>174,000 micro-businesses, 34,000 SMBs and 2,500 big companies. </li></ul><ul><li>2009 Annual Growth Rate: 5,7% </li></ul>TIME ZONES Miami - 1h Sao Pablo 0 New York - 1h London + 4 Surface: 202 KM2 Population: 3,050,728 inhabitants Density: 15,103 Inhab/Km2
  3. 3. LATIN AMERICA | RANKINGS Buenos Aires City is ranked among the best cities in Latin America in terms of socio-economics and cultural indicators Source: Mercer, América Economía, Foreign Policy y GaWc . <ul><li>QUALITY OF LIFE </li></ul><ul><li>215 surveyed cities </li></ul><ul><li>Factors considered: political </li></ul><ul><li>and social background, economic </li></ul><ul><li>background, socio-cultural </li></ul><ul><li>background, health, education, </li></ul><ul><li>and consumer goods. </li></ul><ul><li>Buenos Aires City is ranked, </li></ul><ul><li>together with Montevideo City, </li></ul><ul><li>on top of the rest Latin American cities. </li></ul><ul><li>URBAN COMPETITIVENESS </li></ul><ul><li>50 surveyed cities </li></ul><ul><li>Macroeconomic, political and social </li></ul><ul><li>variables and those related to the city </li></ul><ul><li>competitiveness itself. </li></ul><ul><li>Buenos Aires is ranked among the top </li></ul><ul><li>5 Latin American cities to do business. </li></ul><ul><li>GLOBAL CITIES </li></ul><ul><li>Buenos Aires is ranked on </li></ul><ul><li>top of Sao Pablo and Bogotá </li></ul><ul><li>in human capital, culture and </li></ul><ul><li>political commitment. </li></ul><ul><li>INTEGRATED CITIES </li></ul><ul><li>The ranking evaluates the necessary characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>of a city to participate in a globalized world. </li></ul><ul><li>Buenos Aires City is ranked among the top cities </li></ul><ul><li>in terms of utilities, information and communication, </li></ul><ul><li>economic and cultural international level. </li></ul>Alpha - Beta + Alpha Alpha Integrated Cities 25 23 12 Political Commitment 34 27 25 Culture 26 34 16 Human Capital 43 31 33 Global Cities Index 2 9 7 6 1 4 Urban Competitiveness 89 79 116 134 118 81 Quality of Life Santiago Montevideo Lima Bogota Sao Pablo Buenos Aires Ranking Index
  4. 4. <ul><li>Privileged access to the MERCOSUR </li></ul><ul><li>(Southern Common Market) </li></ul><ul><li>2. Creative & Tech-Savvy Workforce </li></ul><ul><li>3. Power Plant: Education at its best </li></ul><ul><li>4. Top-Tier GDP </li></ul><ul><li>5. High Quality Living </li></ul><ul><li>6. Cosmopolitan Culture </li></ul><ul><li>7. International Transportation Hub </li></ul><ul><li>8. Advanced Digital Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>9. Affordable & Cost-effective </li></ul><ul><li>10. Localized Government </li></ul>BUENOS AIRES | 10 REASONS to INVEST
  5. 5. Talent , Innovation and Knowledge-based Industries <ul><li>The domestic market total </li></ul><ul><li>turnover in 2009 was: </li></ul><ul><li>$ 14,066 US million dollars. </li></ul><ul><li>70 % of the ICT sector in </li></ul><ul><li>Argentina is highly concentrated </li></ul><ul><li>in Buenos Aires City. </li></ul><ul><li>The exports added up to </li></ul><ul><li>445 million US dollars in 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>The annual growth rate is </li></ul><ul><li>27,4%. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2008, the local Government </li></ul><ul><li>created the Technology District, </li></ul><ul><li>an urban project meant to host </li></ul><ul><li>all ICT-related companies, </li></ul><ul><li>the private and public sector. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2009 over 101 national film- </li></ul><ul><li>productions were shot in </li></ul><ul><li>Argentina, beating other </li></ul><ul><li>countries of the region, such as </li></ul><ul><li>Brazil and Mexico. </li></ul><ul><li>The annual growth rate is </li></ul><ul><li>32%. </li></ul><ul><li>Buenos Aires City concentrates </li></ul><ul><li>86% of the total workforce of </li></ul><ul><li>the country from the media & </li></ul><ul><li>entertainment industry. </li></ul><ul><li>Buenos Aires concentrates </li></ul><ul><li>75% of Argentina’s audiovisual </li></ul><ul><li>productions exports. </li></ul><ul><li>The design industry </li></ul><ul><li>Contributed 7.4 per cent of Buenos </li></ul><ul><li>Aires GDP and is responsible for </li></ul><ul><li>105,000 employees (8.2 per cent). </li></ul><ul><li>Buenos Aires, long considered </li></ul><ul><li>a special case in the Latin American </li></ul><ul><li>design industry, was appointed </li></ul><ul><li>the first UNESCO City of Design </li></ul><ul><li>by the UNESCO Creative Cities </li></ul><ul><li>Network. </li></ul><ul><li>One of the most successful </li></ul><ul><li>initiatives in this area is the </li></ul><ul><li>Metropolitan Design Centre, a </li></ul><ul><li>public institution supporting </li></ul><ul><li>designers and companies to </li></ul><ul><li>increase their innovation potential </li></ul><ul><li>and competitiveness through </li></ul><ul><li>the use of design. </li></ul>ICT Audiovisual Design
  6. 6. <ul><ul><ul><li>Act 2972 Promotion of the ICT Industry </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>10/ 15 Years </li></ul><ul><li>Local Tax exemptions </li></ul><ul><li>Gross Income Tax </li></ul><ul><li>ABL (Contributions to Lighting, Sweeping and Cleaning, Lands, Pavements, and sidewalks ) </li></ul><ul><li>Stamp Tax </li></ul><ul><li>Layout and Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Beneficiaries </li></ul><ul><li>Software & Hardware </li></ul><ul><li>KPO (Knowledge Process Outsourcing) </li></ul><ul><li>BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) </li></ul>Legal Framework
  7. 7. Accessibility
  8. 8. <ul><li>67 companies </li></ul><ul><li>100,118 m2 </li></ul><ul><li>8,142 HR </li></ul>30 settled companies currently working 37 settled companies under construction <ul><li>Software: 42 </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware: 10 </li></ul><ul><li>BPO: 9 </li></ul><ul><li>Education: 2 </li></ul><ul><li>E-commerce: 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Other: 2 </li></ul>Current Situation
  9. 9. Education Infrastructure and Security Communication <ul><li>Main Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>To position the Technology District world-wide as a recognized trademark. </li></ul><ul><li>To generate cooperation and exchange of opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>To promote the settlement and investment of other companies in the District. </li></ul>2010 Current Committees Association of ICT companies
  10. 10. Next steps <ul><li>Metropolitan Technology Center (CMT) </li></ul>CMT Boosting ICT Companies innovation, competitivity and internationalization: <ul><li>Qualified Human Capital </li></ul><ul><li>Common pool resources </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic </li></ul>Academy Private Sector Public Sector CMT
  11. 11. <ul><li>Solutions: </li></ul><ul><li>Bureaucratic constrains </li></ul><ul><li>(Link between the companies </li></ul><ul><li>& the different </li></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><li>departments). </li></ul><ul><li>Information: </li></ul><ul><li>New business opportunities; </li></ul><ul><li>Available programs & </li></ul><ul><li>Incentives; </li></ul><ul><li>General and sector-specific </li></ul><ul><li>Data & statistics. </li></ul><ul><li>Counsel and Assessment: </li></ul><ul><li>Legal requirements, corporate </li></ul><ul><li>& tax structure; </li></ul><ul><li>Business set-up, </li></ul><ul><li>Development and </li></ul><ul><li>Expansion. </li></ul>Set-up Stage Development Stage http://invest.buenosaires.gob.ar Expansion Stage The Investor Assistance Center
  12. 12. Ministry of Economic Development Investment Under-secretary Buenos Aires City Government http:/invest.buenosaires.gob.ar

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