Why Argentina

Knowledge-based service industry in Argentina is in its prime, having experienced a decade’s steady growth, driven by the outstanding talent of our human resources, a favorable time zone, a good business environment and a high-quality local technological infrastructure.


Argentina is the world’s leading software developer and exporter, with more than 4,200 companies in the sector. Argentina is also a Latin-American referent in the area of agribusiness technology services (AgTech) and it is gaining ground in the FinTech and videogame industry.



  • 3rd largest economy in Latin America, with a GDP of USD 490 billion in 2023.
  • Among the top in the region for GDP per capita in PPP terms, approximately USD 22,500 as of the latest figures.
  • World’s 1st largest exporter of soybean oil, 2nd largest producer of lemons and 3rd largest exporter of corn.


  • 1st in Tech Skills in Latin America (Coursera).
  • 1st in English proficiency in Latin America (EF English Proficiency Index 2023).
  • 2nd in the creation of the most valuable companies in the region.
  • Highly-qualified human resources.
  • Excellent combination of skills and attitude.
  • The Public University of Buenos Aires (UBA): Ranked #9 in Latin America and #95 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2024).
  • A significant number of international students: Argentina attracts a substantial number of international students each year, around 90,000.


  • Located in a convenient time zone, compatible with the US and Europe.
  • Highly competitive cost structure.
  • Established sector (+15 years).
  • Fiscal incentives (Law No. 27.506). 
  • Quality office space at affordable prices (below the regional average).


  • 1st largest software, IT and audiovisual services exporter in the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR).
  • 3rd largest export industry in Argentina, totaling USD 8,000 millions in 2023.
  • 11 “unicorns (Mercadolibre, Globant, Despegar, OLX, Auth0, Vercel, Aleph, Mural, Bitfarms, Ualá y Tiendanube
  • More than 50 technology clusters throughout the country
  • +494K highly-qualified professionals
  • +20K employees of top global service firms have already established shared service centers. 
  • 95% of the total knowledge-based services developed in the country are exported, mainly to the United States, Europe and Asia.
  • 0,4% of the world’s knowledge-based services exports are Argentinian.