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Price of photovoltaic systems in Chile drops by almost a third in four years

InvestChile - December,9,2020

A study by the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) and Chile’s Energy Ministry shows how the price of infrastructure for solar energy has dropped in Chile.

Topics: Clean Energy- Energy- Energy Investment- Energy Ministry- Energy infrastructure

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Spain’s Nabiax to expand its data center in Paine

InvestChile - December,7,2020

The multinational plans to build two new IT rooms to expand the capacity of its data center to over 2 MW.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Digital Hub- Data Center- Nabiax

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Leading digital marketing firm highlights InvestChile as case of success

InvestChile - December,4,2020

HubSpot has drawn attention to the agency’s digital strategy, which was reinforced during the pandemic and has attracted investment of over US$200 million to the country.  

Topics: InvestChile- Digital Marketing- HubSpot

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Fintech and open banking in Chile: Legal framework fast-track

InvestChile - November,30,2020

The Ministry of Finance will work to draw up a legal proposal for an Open Banking Standard, promoting competition and innovation in the financial market and the incorporation of new fintech players. 

Topics: Fintech- Banks- Ministry of Finance

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Chile: Leader in AgTech and FoodTech innovation and development

InvestChile - November,26,2020

During InvestChile’s e-seminar, four businesspeople from the sector explained their vision of its development in Chile, highlighting the privileged position it has internationally.

Topics: Foreign Investment- The Live Green Co- Foodtech- AgTech- Done Properly- Kilimo- Protera

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Jeffrey Sachs: “Chile has an excellent opportunity to include sustainable development in its constitution.”

InvestChile - November,26,2020

The leading economist and academic, one of the most respected internationally, set out his vision of the post-pandemic economy during InvestChile’s e-seminar.

Topics: COVID-19- e-Seminar- Jeffrey Sachs- New Constitution in Chile

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The importance of digital talent for attracting new business

InvestChile - November,26,2020

The importance of digital skills for the labor market was at the center of debate during InvestChile’s e-seminar.  

Topics: ONU Mujeres Chile- Equifax Chile- Fundación Kodea- Talento Digital para Chile- Digital Talent- Labor market- Digital skills

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Green hydrogen, technology and foods: Companies announce investment plans in Chile

InvestChile - November,26,2020

During InvestChile’s e-seminar, Engie, Grupo Bimbo and Ascenty talked about their investment plans in Chile in sectors that have continued to grow despite the pandemic.

Topics: Food Industry- global services- Digital Hub- Data Center- Ascenty- Energy Investment- Green Hydrogen- Engie Chile- Grupo Bimbo

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Minister Lucas Palacios: “The scale of the economic measures has been crucial for the speed of the recovery of activity.”

InvestChile - November,26,2020

During InvestChile’s e-seminar, Minister Palacios talked in detail about the measures implemented to foster economic reactivation.

Topics: COVID-19- Lucas Palacios- Ministry of Economy- Minister of Economy- Activity´s recovery

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Four keys for addressing changes in the workplace after the pandemic

InvestChile - November,26,2020

The World Economic Forum’s Mexican expert on employment and training, Leticia Gasca, offered her advice during the e-seminar organized by InvestChile.

Topics: WEF- World Economic Forum- COVID-19- e-Seminar- Leticia Gasca- Workplace

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Chile issues first social bonds, achieving record overseas participation

InvestChile - November,24,2020

Overseas investors accounted for approximately 48% of the total placement, ahead of the previous record of 24% in 2019.

Topics: Chilean Economy- Ministry of Finance- Social bonds

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All you need to know about the reopening of the Torres del Paine Park

InvestChile - November,17,2020

On November 26, the Eighth Wonder of the World will open again, a moment that has been long awaited by both tourists and the sector’s workers.

Topics: Tourism Infrastructure- Tourism in Chile- Adventure Tourism- Torres del Paine- Chile Tourism

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Chile calls ecotourism tender for Pumalín and Patagonia National Parks

InvestChile - November,13,2020

The tender will offer concessions on infrastructure and services in the parts of these protected natural areas that are for public use.

Topics: Tourism- Tourism Infrastructure- Public Tender- Chile Tourism

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Fasten your seatbelts! Chile to open its borders as from November 23

InvestChile - November,12,2020

People from all around the world will be able to visit Chile, providing they meet certain health criteria. The Health Ministry has announced protocols to control possible Covid-19 infections.

Topics: Tourism- Tourism Infrastructure- Business tourism- Tourism in Chile- COVID-19- Eclipse in Chile

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Atlas Renewable Energy plans to invest US$4,000 million in Latin America

InvestChile - November,11,2020

A third of the regional investment plan will go to Chile over the next four years, the company’s general manager in Chile, Alfredo Solar, told PAUTA.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Energy- Atlas Renewable Energy

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Asian, European and local companies present proposals for financing the Chile-Asia cable

InvestChile - November,9,2020

The government has received around 20 financing proposals for the transoceanic cable. KPMG has managed negotiations with investors.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- global services- Submarine cable

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Chile named Leading Destination 2020 in South America by World Travel Awards

InvestChile - November,6,2020

Chile not only obtained this recognition for its natural beauty, but also won in four other categories. As a result, it will automatically go on to compete in the international version of the World Travel Awards.

Topics: Tourism- world travel awards- Tourism in Chile

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Green hydrogen will create 100,000 jobs and generate US$200,000 million in investment over the next 20 years

InvestChile - November,4,2020

Chile’s green hydrogen strategy, which was launched yesterday, has three objectives: to produce the world’s cheapest green hydrogen by 2030, to be among the three largest exporters by 2040, and to have 5 GW of electrolysis capacity under development by 2025.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Clean Energy- Green Hydrogen- Energy Ministry

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Norway’s Statkraft expands in Chile through Solarcentury acquisition

InvestChile - November,3,2020

The electricity company’s acquisition of London-based Solarcentury significantly expands its presence in the Chilean renewable energy market.

Topics: Solar energy- Energy- Solarcentury- Statkraft

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Vivo, the world’s fifth largest smartphone manufacturer, enters the Chilean market

InvestChile - October,28,2020

The Chinese company is in the process of expanding in Latin America and Chile will be its second market in the region. Chile’s high rate of mobile phone use and its future 5G network explain the technology giant’s decision to establish operations there.

Topics: global services- Vivo- 5G technology- Chinese companies in Chile

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