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The 10 guidelines to apply for funding for green hydrogen projects in Chile

InvestChile - May,4,2021

Corfo has launched a round of US$50 million in financing to leverage Green Hydrogen projects among both domestic and foreign companies.

Topics: Energy- Corfo- Green Hydrogen

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The 10 milestones of Google’s first decade in Chile

InvestChile - April,30,2021

In 2011, the technology company opened a small office in Santiago, Chile, motivated by the potential of a country of early adopters. Today, not only has it multiplied its services for companies and individuals but it has also invested in critical infrastructure for digital transformation throughout Latin America. 

Topics: Infrastructure- Google- Tech investment- Digital Transformation- Digital Infrastructure- Data Center

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Chile is awarded Largest Emerging Market Certified Climate Bond

InvestChile - April,27,2021

The Ministry of Finance has issued approximately USD14.4 billion in thematic bonds since 2019, of which approximately USD7.7 billion are green bonds, USD5.2 billion are social bonds, and USD1.5 billion in sustainable bonds. 

Topics: Energy Investment- Green Bond- Ministry of Finance

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Mascotas Latinas aims to open 16 SuperZoo stores in Chile in 2021

InvestChile - April,26,2021

The company plans to have eighty stores in Chile within the next five years.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Mascotas Latinas- SuperZoo- Pet food and supplies

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Foreign investors optimistic about Chile’s economic prospects

InvestChile - April,22,2021

A report prepared by the Universidad del Desarrollo’s Studies Center in Economics and Business in collaboration with nine binational chambers of commerce reveals that confidence has moved from neutral to optimistic.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- AmCham- Binational chambers of commerce- Chile FDI Confidence Index

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France and Chile join forces on green hydrogen progress

InvestChile - April,20,2021

Representatives from the two countries are developing a program of actions to exchange knowledge and promote strategies in this field.

Topics: Energy- Green Hydrogen

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Chilean firm uses clean energy to produce potable water from the air

InvestChile - April,16,2021

Lader Energy has just inaugurated the first plant in San Fernando, Chile, which will produce 10,000 liters of water per month using the AWA Solar system, and it intends to open up a second plant in Medellín, Colombia later this year.

Topics: Food Industry- photovoltaic solar energy- renewable energy- Start-Up- Water industry- Foodtech- AWA Solar

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Spanish firm Jeff to replicate grant program for entrepreneurs in Chile

InvestChile - April,14,2021

The gym, beauty and laundry services franchise company has some 2,500 stores in 40 countries, including Chile, which has become one of its largest markets with 50 sales outlets.

Topics: global services- Spanish investment in Chile- Franchaise company- Jeff

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Keys to fostering sustainable Chilean exports for 2021

InvestChile - April,13,2021

ProChile has a budget of around US$270,000 for projects in areas such as assessment, training and international positioning.

Topics: international trade- InvestChile- Trade- ProChile

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Anglo American inaugurates its first Remote Operation Center in Chile

InvestChile - April,12,2021

Los Bronces is the most important mine in the copper business operated by Anglo American. The new facilities, located in the company's offices in Santiago, will become the brain of the operation, where the integration of all digitization and remote control technology projects will take place. 

Topics: Tech investment- Mining investment- Mining Industry- Mining Technology- Anglo American

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Chilean Government announces new border restrictions due to COVID-19

InvestChile - April,1,2021

Flights abroad and entry by non-resident foreigners are suspended for 30 days as of 5 am on Monday, April 5.

Topics: Business tourism- Travel- Flights- Coronavirus- COVID-19

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Smell testing kit for fast COVID-19 detection created by UC researchers is already in use abroad

InvestChile - March,31,2021

So far some 200,000 tests have been given in Chile and abroad in companies in different fields.

Topics: technology- COVID-19- Universidad Católica- KOR

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Chile unveils 2021 concessions plan worth US$ 4.7 billion.

InvestChile - March,30,2021

Highway projects over the next five years entail some US$11 billion in investment, while other notable projects include hospitals, airports, cablecars, trams, and re-tenders for groups of jails.

Topics: Infrastructure- Investment in Chile- Public Tender

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FinTech firms report positive numbers despite the pandemic: Income up by 52%

InvestChile - March,26,2021

According to a study conducted by EY and FinteChile, 60% of survey respondents saw their clientbase grow and 71% are seeing an increase in sales.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- technology- Fintech- Finance

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How vaccination in Chile managed to overtake the Western Hemisphere

InvestChile - March,25,2021

The country benefited from its extensive public health system, with clinics in even some of the remotest areas.

Topics: Chile- Coronavirus- covid- Healthcare

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Oracle: “Chile is becoming a hub for foreign investment in technology”

InvestChile - March,24,2021

Oracle Chile CEO Soledad Matos says that this trend “will definitely promote economic recovery.”

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- technology- Digital Hub- Oracle

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Santiago accounts for 60% of Equifax´s global digital transformation

InvestChile - March,18,2021

SDC Santiago has outperformed the multinational´s software development centers in Dublin and Atlanta, where products are created and marketed in the 24 countries in which the company operates.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Digital Transformation- Equifax

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Ideal starts construction of its new distribution center in Quilicura

InvestChile - March,9,2021

The project is part of the US$55 million that its parent company, Bimbo, will invest in Chile over the next two years.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Grupo Bimbo- Ideal

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Chile’s 2020 exports: These three markets outperformed forecasts

InvestChile - March,5,2021

Sales to Switzerland were driven by precious metals, while Dubai stood out for potassium nitrates, and manufactured goods were key in Paraguay. Although China took the lead again, these markets followed it in terms of growth.

Topics: international trade- Exports- Trade- ProChile

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Chile seeks to double the number of electric vehicles in 2021

InvestChile - March,3,2021

As a result of the public-private agreement, 607 electric vehicles were sold in Chile during 2020, bringing the total to almost 1,800 vehicles.

Topics: Electromobility- electric vehicles- Electricity generation business- electric cars

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