Montevideo City Profile: Economic Performance, Brand Strength, Reputation

Montevideo: how attractive is Uruguay's capital city for investors, talent, businesses and visitors? Here an overview of latest rankings and studies on Montevideo's economic performance, its sustainability, brand strength and reputation.

Let's take a closer look at:

  • Montevideo’s economic performance
  • The city’s cultural and tourism appeal
  • How sustainable? Montevideo's environmental performance
  • Its innovation strength

Montevideo’s economy

The port of Montevideo is among the most important in South America. Its major competitor is that of Buenos Aires, being the other great port at the Río de la Plata. Produce leaving the port are characteristic for Uruguay’s economy, such as dairy, meat and wool.

Another major source of income for the city is tourism, benefiting from the a rich architectural and cultural heritage and the "Ramblas", coastal pathway.


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