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Anglo American inaugurates its first Remote Operation Center in Chile

InvestChile - April,12,2021

Los Bronces is the most important mine in the copper business operated by Anglo American. The new facilities, located in the company's offices in Santiago, will become the brain of the operation, where the integration of all digitization and remote control technology projects will take place. 

Topics: Tech investment- Mining investment- Mining Industry- Mining Technology- Anglo American

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Chilean Government announces new border restrictions due to COVID-19

InvestChile - April,1,2021

Flights abroad and entry by non-resident foreigners are suspended for 30 days as of 5 am on Monday, April 5.

Topics: Business tourism- Travel- Flights- Coronavirus- COVID-19

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Smell testing kit for fast COVID-19 detection created by UC researchers is already in use abroad

InvestChile - March,31,2021

So far some 200,000 tests have been given in Chile and abroad in companies in different fields.

Topics: technology- COVID-19- Universidad Católica- KOR

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Chile unveils 2021 concessions plan worth US$ 4.7 billion.

InvestChile - March,30,2021

Highway projects over the next five years entail some US$11 billion in investment, while other notable projects include hospitals, airports, cablecars, trams, and re-tenders for groups of jails.

Topics: Infrastructure- Investment in Chile- Public Tender

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FinTech firms report positive numbers despite the pandemic: Income up by 52%

InvestChile - March,26,2021

According to a study conducted by EY and FinteChile, 60% of survey respondents saw their clientbase grow and 71% are seeing an increase in sales.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- technology- Fintech- Finance

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How vaccination in Chile managed to overtake the Western Hemisphere

InvestChile - March,25,2021

The country benefited from its extensive public health system, with clinics in even some of the remotest areas.

Topics: Chile- Coronavirus- covid- Healthcare

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Oracle: “Chile is becoming a hub for foreign investment in technology”

InvestChile - March,24,2021

Oracle Chile CEO Soledad Matos says that this trend “will definitely promote economic recovery.”

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- technology- Digital Hub- Oracle

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Santiago accounts for 60% of Equifax´s global digital transformation

InvestChile - March,18,2021

SDC Santiago has outperformed the multinational´s software development centers in Dublin and Atlanta, where products are created and marketed in the 24 countries in which the company operates.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Digital Transformation- Equifax

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Ideal starts construction of its new distribution center in Quilicura

InvestChile - March,9,2021

The project is part of the US$55 million that its parent company, Bimbo, will invest in Chile over the next two years.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Grupo Bimbo- Ideal

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Chile’s 2020 exports: These three markets outperformed forecasts

InvestChile - March,5,2021

Sales to Switzerland were driven by precious metals, while Dubai stood out for potassium nitrates, and manufactured goods were key in Paraguay. Although China took the lead again, these markets followed it in terms of growth.

Topics: international trade- Exports- Trade- ProChile

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Chile seeks to double the number of electric vehicles in 2021

InvestChile - March,3,2021

As a result of the public-private agreement, 607 electric vehicles were sold in Chile during 2020, bringing the total to almost 1,800 vehicles.

Topics: Electromobility- electric vehicles- Electricity generation business- electric cars

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NotCo among the world’s ten most important foodtechs

InvestChile - February,22,2021

The FoodTech500 list, developed by Forward Fooding, evaluates every company that is leveraging technological innovation and ICT to develop efficient, effective and sustainable production in the food industry. 

Topics: The Not Company- Foodtech- FoodTech500- Forward Fooding

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WOM to invest US$ 500 million in Chile in the next three years

InvestChile - February,18,2021

The amount includes the US$150 million being disbursed by the 7mn-customer company in Chile’s just concluded spectrum tenders.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- WOM- Telecoms

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Michelin to build new-generation tire recycling plant in Antofagasta

InvestChile - February,17,2021

The first stage of the project will cost US$30 million and will be the company’s largest investment in Chile. In the future, the plant could also recycle tires from other countries such as Argentina or Peru.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- recycling- Michelin

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President Piñera promulgates the Energy Efficiency Law for Chile

InvestChile - February,12,2021

The new regulation marks a milestone in the country's history to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Energy Efficiency Law

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"The Plastic Evolution" seeks global innovation for recycling in Chile

InvestChile - February,10,2021

Startups from anywhere in the world -with solutions that can be implemented in Chile and address one of the challenges- can submit in the call.

Topics: InvestChile- The Plastic Evolution- Fundación Chile- ChileGlobal Ventures

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Chile is the Latin American country with the most potential to attract foreign investment

InvestChile - February,8,2021

In its Global Opportunity Index, the Milken Institute highlights the friendliness of Chilean institutions to foreign investors.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Milken Institute- Global Opportunity Index

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Green hydrogen could exceed the potential of Chile’s mining industry

InvestChile - February,4,2021

According to President Sebastián Piñera, Chile’s National Strategy for the Promotion of Green Hydrogen will make the country the world’s most efficient producer.

Topics: Clean Energy- Hydroelectric energy- Green Hydrogen

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Chile to have a National Artificial Intelligence Policy

InvestChile - February,1,2021

Faced with the challenge of the technological revolution, the policy on artificial intelligence in Chile addresses the need to react and act proactively in the face of changes produced by society’s mass use of technologies.

Topics: Innovation- Tech investment- Internet of Things- AI- Artificial Intelligence

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Shippify is the next Latin American unicorn

InvestChile - January,28,2021

At the beginning of 2021, the last-mile logistics company, which began life under the Start-Up Chile program, will sign a nine-figure contract with Amazon, enabling it to move into the big leagues.

Topics: Start-Up- StartUp-Chile- Entrepreneurship- Last-mile- Shippify

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