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Spending by business visitors to Chile doubles over the past ten years

InvestChile - August,21,2018

This form of entry of foreign currency rose by 94% from US$347 million in 2007 to US$673 million last year. The data also shows that the average stay of business visitors to Chile has increased from six to ten days.

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OurCrowd platform for investing in technological start-ups makes debut in Chile

InvestChile - August,14,2018

The platform, which has raised some US$1,000 million, has facilitated the success of companies like JUMP, which was recently acquired by Uber. 

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Chile among Latin America’s venture capital leaders

InvestChile - August,14,2018

In Brazil, there are 64 initiatives in which large companies support and provide resources to start-ups while, in Chile, there are 28, leaving Mexico in third place, according to a study by Prodem, supported by Wayra. 

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Boom in electric cars will add US$1,560 million to Chile’s fiscal revenues within two decades

InvestChile - August,8,2018

Given the right conditions, between 25% and 40% of cars could be electric by 2040.

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First-half results: Foreign investment triples 2017 flows in Chile

InvestChile - August,8,2018

Economy Minister José Ramón Valente highlighted the entry of US$8,335 million in equity and reinvestment as representing new resources for the economy.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile

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Economy Ministry and InvestChile to attract 100 overseas companies to Investment Forum

InvestChile - August,7,2018

The V International Foreign Investment Forum, which will take place in January 2019, was announced in a ceremony chaired by the Minister of Economy, Economic Development and Tourism, José Ramón Valente.

Topics: Investment Forum- Foreign Investment in Chile

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Road map of the new transoceanic cable that will reach Chile

InvestChile - August,6,2018

The project, with a length that could be between 22,000 and 24,000 kilometers, would link Shanghai, Tokyo and Sydney and could transform Chile into the Southern Cone’s main digital hub.

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Chile seeks innovation for the food industry in Chicago

InvestChile - July,31,2018

InvestChile held over 30 meetings with companies during four days in Chicago at the IFT Meeting and Food Expo, an event that brings together the main players in the global food industry.

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Regional leader: IMF forecasts 3.8% growth for Chile in 2018

InvestChile - July,25,2018

In line with government expectations and thanks to a “strong rebound of confidence”, the Chilean economy is positioned to have the region’s highest growth in 2018, according to the International Monetary Fund.

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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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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: global services- Articles

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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: photovoltaic solar energy- Articles

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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: Food Industry- Articles- success stories

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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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