South American Trade Quiz 2017

by Gabriela Castro-Fontoura (*)

Back in 2012, I challenged you in this same blog to answer 12 questions on South America. Five years later, the Strong and Herd South American Trade Quiz is back. Let’s see if you can impress us this time!


1- Chile, Colombia and Peru, probably the three most open economies of South America, plus Mexico (in North America) have come together to form an economic and trade bloc. What is it called?

2- Which South American country consumed the most beef per capita in 2016?

3- Who is currently the only female President in South America?

4- In January 2017 the Trump administration decided to stop the importation of lemons from which South American country?

5- Which South American country is the world’s top blueberry exporter?

6- Which South American country, arguably, has two capital cities?

7-  According to the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index 2016, which country in South America scores best, in 21st place (for reference, the UK is in 10th place in this ranking)?

8- Which is the biggest South American airline?

9- In March 2017 the British government announced export credit financing for UK exporters seeking to do business with Argentina. What is the total amount of the fund?

10- Which are Colombia’s three biggest cities?

11- Brazil is by far the largest country in South America, what’s its population?

12- There are only two landlocked countries in South America, can you name both?


(*) Gabriela Castro-Fontoura is a Strong and Herd Associate specialising in supporting UK companies across Latin America, from her base in Uruguay. Gabriela is the Director of – with clients such as Ellis Patents, Faréca Products, Meech Int., Foster and Freeman, Power Jacks, among others.

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