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Santiago is the city where the cost of living decreased most, according to Mercer

InvestChile - June,16,2020

The Chilean capital dropped from 79th to 134th in  the global survey.

Topics: Chile- Cost of living

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Survey: 58% associate Chilean products with quality

InvestChile - June,12,2020

A study by the Imagen de Chile Foundation found that wine and fruit are the Chilean products most recognized internationally.

Topics: Chile- Marca Chile- Imagen de Chile Foundation

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Chilean government announces five new measures to address effects of Covid-19

InvestChile - May,19,2020

The measures are part of the government’s Social Protection Plan and include the creation of a state loan guarantee fund to facilitate SMEs’ access to credit.  

Topics: Chile- Coronavirus- COVID-19- Chilean Government

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Huawei makes artificial intelligence available for diagnosing Covid-19 in Chile

InvestChile - April,9,2020

Chinese technology company Huawei has provided Santiago’s Public Health Emergency Hospital (ex-Central Emergency Hospital) with an artificial intelligence-assisted Covid-19 diagnosis system that it will operate in partnership with Entel.

Topics: Chile- technology- Artificial Intelligence- Huawei- Coronavirus- COVID-19

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

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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- Food Industry- technology- Innovation- development- growth hub

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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: Chile- América Latina- Retail- Innovation- development

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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: Chile- Environment- blueflag- SUSTAINABILITY

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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: Chile- Innovation- Entrepreneurship- Ranking- development

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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: Chile- Food Industry

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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: Chile- development- Energy- electric buses

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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: Chile- Tourism- world travel awards

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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: Chile- development- economy

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

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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: Chile- FDI- Pacific Hydro- Clean Energy- 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: Chile- Environment- 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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