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The world’s highest-altitude laboratory to be built in Chile

InvestChile - July,13,2018

The University of Atacama’s scientific center will be located on the world’s most active volcano at more than 5,000 meters above sea level.

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Injection of renewable energies continues to increase in Chile

InvestChile - July,13,2018

The importance of these sources will continue to grow in Chile due, among other factors, to the closure of thermoelectric plants.  

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Promotion of R&D: Chile looks to the future and leads innovation in Latin America

Camila Comas - July,13,2018

For ten years, Chile has had legislation that promotes research and development by companies, thereby facilitating their growth and the implementation of new projects. In the 2018 Global Innovation Index, Chile ranks in top place in Latin America.

Topics: Articles- R&D

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Chile: Foreign investment grew by record 655% in first four months of 2018

InvestChile - July,11,2018
According to the Central Bank, US$8,475 million entered the country between January and April, far exceeding the amount recorded in the same period of 2017.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile

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Data Centers in Chile: The advantages of a hyper-connected country

InvestChile - July,6,2018

For some time now, data centers have been the undisputed protagonists of news about technology. The enormous demand for online services has already meant an unprecedented level of growth of infrastructure of this type. In this context, Chile is one of Latin America’s most attractive markets for its installation.  

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The world’s top ten extreme data centers

InvestChile - July,3,2018

Data centers are not all created equal: some of them serve and survive in the world’s most hostile environments. Here are a selection of facilities which have made extreme adaptations for locations which are above and beyond the everyday. 

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Chile: Latin American leader on digital connectivity

InvestChile - July,3,2018

As studies begin for the implementation of 5G technology in Chile, new figures show that Chileans’ use of mobile technology continues to grow and, as of March 2018, there were over 12 million 4G connections in the country.

Topics: Articles- global services

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Chile: Digital doorway between South America and Asia-Pacific

InvestChile - June,27,2018

Studies will be carried out to define the best route for the submarine fiber optic cable, its technical conditions and the business model for its operation. This would transform the country into an important player in the region.  

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Agrophotovoltaics: Efficient trends from Chile for the world

InvestChile - June,26,2018
Taking advantage of northern and central Chile’s great solar radiation potential, pilot projects using agrophotovoltaic technology have been implemented with positive results: greater efficiency in the use of the land and less water required for the crops.

Topics: Articles- photovoltaic solar energy

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Biopharmaceutical investment: Chile is the most attractive country in the region

InvestChile - June,15,2018

In its fourth edition, the study analyzed 36 of the world’s largest and most active pharmaceutical markets, evaluating their attractiveness and competitiveness for the development of the biopharmaceutical industry.

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The case of Diana Food: Healthy ingredients from Chile for the world

InvestChile - June,12,2018

From Chile, the French company exports ingredients derived from fruit and vegetables grown locally and in other countries around the region.

Topics: Articles- success stories- Food Industry

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Bank of China chooses Chile for expansion in Latin America

InvestChile - June,12,2018

The Bank’s agency will focus on Chinese investment in Chile, local firms in key sectors and Chinese and Chilean exporters and importers.

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Chile is the first country in the Americas to ban plastic bags

InvestChile - June,11,2018

The new law would give large retailers one year to phase out the use of plastic bags, and smaller businesses two years.

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Counter-season production, technology and market access: Three advantages for agribusiness investment

Camila Comas - June,8,2018

Foreign investors can take advantage of the strengths that highlight the Chilean market as a producer and exporter in the agro-industry sector.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Food Industry- opinions

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Germany’s Renolit chooses Valparaíso as its base of operations in Latin America

InvestChile - June,7,2018
The company plans to produce plastic products for the health sector and to export to other countries in the region.

Topics: News- Articles

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Chile: Ten new undertakings for the energy of the future

InvestChile - May,31,2018

Building on the country’s track record and solid energy policies, the government has now announced a new line of work with ten undertakings for the next four years, including shorter times for obtaining an environmental permit, technical training and the modernization of institutions.

Topics: Clean Energy- Articles

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Tourism: Chile’s attractions as a business destination

InvestChile - May,29,2018

Its hotels and restaurants, safety and different leisure alternatives have positioned Chile as a must for business tourism in Latin America. 

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Rankings: Chile leads Latin America on competitiveness and digital readiness

InvestChile - May,24,2018

Chile once again took first place in the IMD’s World Competitiveness Rankings and second place in the Digital Readiness Index published by Cisco and Gartner.

Topics: Articles- Rankings

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Foreign investment in Chile in the first quarter exceeds whole of 2017

InvestChile - May,23,2018
An inflow of US$6,875 million was registered in the country in the January-March  period, the second highest figure in the last 15 years.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Articles

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Investment: Chile declares war on bureaucracy

InvestChile - May,16,2018

To streamline processes and reduce barriers to investment: that is the key aim of the Pro-Investment project announced by the Chilean government in a bid to give an important boost to the entry of overseas capital into the South American country.  

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