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Five key questions to understand the tax reform in Chile

InvestChile - July,8,2022

The first structural reform to be implemented by the President Gabriel Boric’s government aims to make progress on tax fairness for all taxpayers, and to finance initiatives to expand social security and promote productive and regional development.

Topics: Chilean Economy- Tax reform

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Chile activates US technological investments for US$1 billion

InvestChile - November,8,2021

InvestChile met with representatives from companies such as AWS, EdgeConnex, Synopsys, SpaceX, Netflix, ViacomCBS and KKR, among others.  

Topics: Global services- Technology- Digital Economy- Chilean Economy- Foreign companies in Chile

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Do you know Chile’s new energy development targets?

InvestChile - November,1,2021

Chile’s Government has updated its National Energy Policy, which for the first time considers climate change, green hydrogen and electromobility.

Topics: Energy- Chilean Economy

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Chile moves forward with historic tender plan for public works in 2021

InvestChile - June,15,2021

The Chilean Public Works Ministry has already begun the tender process this year for five concessions totaling almost US$2 billion, the highest amount since the concessions program began. The total for 2021 is expected to reach almost US$5 billion.

Topics: Infrastructure- Chilean Economy- Public Tender

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Chile has an opportunity to include sustainability 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: Chilean Economy- e-Seminar

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Chile issues first social bonds, achieving record 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

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Chile takes first place in Latam in sustainable development ranking

InvestChile - September,24,2020

“Although we still have a way to go, this report shows that we are on the right road,” said the Minister of Environment on learning of the results of the study published by Cambridge University Press.

Topics: Ranking- Chilean Economy

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Green bonds: Chile has allocated 24.8% of the US$2,373 million

InvestChile - July,13,2020

The projects financed include electromobility in Santiago’s Metropolitan Public Transport System and the Santiago-Rancagua Metrotren railway and new lines for the Metro subway.

Topics: Green Bond- Chilean Economy

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Mercer: Santiago is the city where the cost of living decreased most

InvestChile - June,16,2020

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

Topics: Chilean Economy

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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: International trade- Food Industry- Chilean Economy

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Chile in the OECD: The milestones of a decade of membership

InvestChile - June,1,2020

The organization has influenced the design of a dozen programs and social policies, involving 87 legislative reforms, 14 new public institutions and the commissioning of 87 studies.

Topics: Chilean Economy- OECD

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Economic Climate in Latin America: Chile recovers top place in ranking

InvestChile - May,28,2020

According to the Getulio Vargas Foundation, there are few barriers to investment and exports in Chile, a greater access to capital and more stable economic policies as well as a high level of confidence in the Central Bank, an advantage compared to the rest of the region.

Topics: Ranking- Chilean Economy

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Chilean government announces five new measures to address 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: Chilean Economy- Coronavirus

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5 of the world’s central banks and their measures to address COVID-19

InvestChile - April,6,2020

In the United States, the cost of credit is at its historical minimum, the same as in the 2009 financial crisis.

Topics: Chilean Economy- Coronavirus

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Chile extends validity of identity cards until December

InvestChile - April,2,2020

Chile’s Ministry of Justice has announced a series of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. They include the creation of an app to reprint identity cards.

Topics: Chilean Economy

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Moody’s maintains Chile’s A1 risk rating with a stable outlook

InvestChile - November,28,2019

The report indicates that Chile’s credit profile stands out, first of all, for its financial and institutional “strength”. This contrasts with a level of economic diversification and GDP per capita which “lags” behind that of its peers.

Topics: Chilean Economy

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World ranking of smart cities: Santiago leads the region

InvestChile - May,16,2019

According to the study, the Chilean capital had a better evolution and a positive performance on urban planning and the environment.

Topics: Global services- Ranking- Chilean Economy

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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- Chilean Economy

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Chile, the first 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: Chilean Economy

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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.

Topics: Chilean Economy

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