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IKEA: Expansion in South America will be the fastest and largest in the company’s history

InvestChile - October,12,2018

The Swedish giant plans to expand to 12 new markets over the next few years and would arrive to Chile at the end of 2020.

Topics: Retail- Ikea- Foreign Investment in Chile- Doing Business in Chile

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The role of copper in energy sources of the future

InvestChile - September,20,2018

The renowned speaker on energy issues, Gianni Kovacevic, says Chile has a privileged position regarding future energy sources, due both to its wind and solar potential as well as its copper reserves.  

Topics: Clean Energy- Foreign Investment in Chile- copper

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Google to invest $140 million to expand solar-powered data center in Chile

InvestChile - September,13,2018

The expansion, announced by Google and Chilean officials, represents the company's second stage of growth for the data center in Quilicura, near Santiago, which became fully operational in 2015.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Google- global services- technology

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Equifax announces expansion of Technological Development Center in Santiago

InvestChile - August,28,2018

Equifax has decided to expand the center, the only one of this type it has in Latin America and one of its three around the world, investing US$20 million and doubling the Center’s team to 300 employees.   

Topics: global services- Foreign Investment in Chile

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InvestChile seeks companies in Brazil and anticipates over US$400 million in new investment

InvestChile - August,27,2018

The agency is currently working with 21 Brazilian companies with potential investment projects in Chile worth over US$400 million.  

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile

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Chile on the road to an intelligent industry

InvestChile - August,21,2018

The Internet of Things, analytics, artificial intelligence and augmented reality are just some of the technological advances that are shaping what experts already visualize as an industrial revolution.

Topics: R&D- Foreign Investment in Chile

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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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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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Counter-season production, technology and market access: Three advantages for agribusiness investment

Camila Comas - June,8,2018

Foreign investors can take advantage of the strengths that highlight the Chilean market as a producer and exporter in the agro-industry sector.

Topics: Food Industry- Foreign Investment in Chile- opinions

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Foreign investment in Chile in the first quarter exceeds whole of 2017

InvestChile - May,23,2018
An inflow of US$6,875 million was registered in the country in the January-March  period, the second highest figure in the last 15 years.

Topics: Articles- Foreign Investment in Chile

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Acciona chooses Chile as its business platform for regional expansion

InvestChile - April,12,2018

According to the company’s senior executive in Chile, there are high expectations of the government as regards new development of public works.

Topics: Infrastructure- Foreign Investment in Chile- Doing Business in Chile- success stories

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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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BBC highlights quality of life and ease of doing business in Chile

InvestChile - February,23,2018

A recent article on bbc.com identified Chile as one of six countries that “consistently rank highest for their progressive social policies, trust in government and effective justice system”.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Doing Business in Chile- Quality of life- Articles

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10 key questions about Chile's Visa Tech

InvestChile - February,13,2018

During its first six months this program has granted 118 work visas (63 for international companies’ workers, 24 for national companies, and 31 for startups); and 88% of them were for foreign engineers.

Topics: Visa Tech- Foreign Investment in Chile

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