(WIPO code: UY) (last revised March 2021)

by FERNANDEZ SECCO & ASOCIADOS, Montevideo

General Information

Area

176,215 sq. km.

Population

3,449,299 (2020).

Capital

Montevideo, with about 1,319,108 inhabitants.

Language

Spanish.

Currency

Uruguayan pesos.

General Remarks

Uruguay is a small South American Republic. Its main industrial and other products are: fisheries, meat packing, cattle, hides, leather goods, wool, rice, soya, wheat, corn, sugar, synthetic fibers, textiles, etc. Church and State are separate and there is complete religious tolerance. Laws protect foreign investments and capitals, and imports, reinforcing also measures against "trademark piracy counterfeited and fake goods".