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Chilean blueberries aim to replace popcorn in Chinese cinemas

InvestChile - February,7,2019

Following record exports, Chile will begin to sell the little blue fruit, packaged in small rectangular boxes, to Chinese moviegoers as “Blue Pop”.  

Topics: Food Industry- blueberries- China- Chile- Fruits- Exports

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Chile to play key role in Telepizza global expansion plan

InvestChile - January,30,2019

The classic Spanish pizza chain will have a new factory in Chile to meet future demand in the region. Over the next few years, it also expects to open 50 new stores and remodel others.

Topics: Chile- technology- Innovation- development- growth hub- Food Industry

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Walmart opens 100% self-service supermarket in Chile the first in Latin America and the US

InvestChile - January,29,2019

The company says it is undergoing the biggest transformation in its history, with a central focus on incorporating technology and innovation.

Topics: development- Innovation- Retail- América Latina- Chile

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Chile joins sustainable beach initiative

InvestChile - January,25,2019

The international Blue Flag eco-label for sustainable beaches has intervened over 4,000 beaches in 50 countries and Chile is the third South American country to join the initiative.  

Topics: blueflag- SUSTAINABILITY- Environment- Chile

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Chile climbs to third place in world entrepreneurship ranking

InvestChile - January,24,2019

The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) revealed that the South American country is one of the economies where entrepreneurship has increased most, giving it an index of 25.1%, up by 12 percentage points from 13% in 2008.

Topics: development- Entrepreneurship- Chile- Ranking- Innovation

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Chile seeks to develop a healthy food industry

InvestChile - January,22,2019

The food industry is Chile’s second most important economic sector, accounting for 18% of GDP.

Topics: Food Industry- Chile

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Chile-driven trend: Electric vehicles prepare for launch

InvestChile - December,17,2018

They take three and a half hours to recharge, they have 250 kilometers of autonomy and their batteries have a useful life of 4,000 charges. These are the 100 electric buses that the Metbus company will deploy in the streets of Santiago in the coming days.

Topics: Energy- electric buses- development- Chile

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World Travel Awards: Chile triumphs for third time on adventure tourism

InvestChile - December,10,2018

The prize, awarded by popular vote, highlights the country’s natural advantages for activities of this type.

Topics: world travel awards- Tourism- Chile

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IMF: Chile will be the first country in the region with a per capita income of US$30,000

InvestChile - December,6,2018

During the current government, the country is forecast to see an increase of close to US$4,600 in GDP per capita, measured in terms of purchasing power parity, over double the increase under the previous government.

Topics: development- economy- Chile

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Ranking US News: Chile is in the Top 20 of countries to invest in 2018

InvestChile - March,6,2018

US News & World Report magazine published a ranking of the most attractive countries to invest in 2018 following the four factors that foreing investors consider when investing, according to the World Bank: population, environment, relations and institutional framework.

Topics: Rankings- Doing Business in Chile- Foreign Investment- Foreign Investment in Chile- Chile- FDI

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Pacific Hydro and its investment in clean energy in Chile

InvestChile - February,16,2018

The company is engaged in the construction of its first wind project in northern Chile, Punta Sierra (82 MW), as well as a 500-MW line of run-of-the-river hydro projects in central Chile’s Cachapoal Valley.

Topics: FDI- Chile- Clean Energy- Pacific Hydro- success stories

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Chilean parkland the size of Switzerland was just set aside in historic first

InvestChile - February,13,2018

The preservation of 10.3 million acres pushes Chile forward as one of the most progressive countries in environmental preservation.

Topics: Environment- Chile- Articles

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Mainland China investors see promise in Latin America

InvestChile - February,13,2018
Chile is the top destination for future transactions, with 72 percent of respondents to a Baker McKenzie survey planning to invest in Chile next year, followed by Brazil with 66 percent and Mexico with 61 percent.

Topics: China- Foreign Investment- Chile- FDI- outbound investment

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