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Chile is the region’s most attractive country for investment in clean energies

InvestChile - December,2,2019

In the 2019 Climatescope report, published by BloombergNEF, Chile took second position in the global ranking, after India.

Topics: Clean Energy- Climatescope- BloombergNEF

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Acciona selects four Chilean start-ups to try solutions for its businesses

InvestChile - December,2,2019

The start-ups participated in the Spanish company’s open innovation program, which it implemented for the first time outside Europe.

Topics: NCRE- photovoltaic solar energy- renewable energy- Start-Up- Energy- Energy Investment

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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- Moody's- Credit profile

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New international coworking company poised for debut in Chile

InvestChile - November,27,2019

Venture X was founded in 2012 and forms part of the United Franchise Group, headquartered in Palm Beach, Florida; it owns nine brands, with more than 1,500 franchises across 80 countries.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Foreign Investment- cowork- Venture X- United Franchise Group- Office

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Chile to lead creation of global standard for interoperability in mining

InvestChile - November,25,2019

The Interop program presented a draft proposal for resolving incompatibility between mining technologies to an international organization.

Topics: Mining- technology- Tech investment- Mining investment- Mining Industry- Mining Technology

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Belgian retirement home company leads the segment in Chile

InvestChile - November,20,2019

Following its debut in Chile in 2010, Acalis already has ten centers in Santiago, Viña del Mar and Concepción and has recently acquired the operation of a competitor, Ambar Residence.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Infrastructure- Tourism Infrastructure- Retirement Homes- Belgian investment in Chile

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Investment in data centers and optical fiber networks reaches US$1,060 million

InvestChile - November,15,2019

Chile is estimated to have between 10 and 15 of these physical mega spaces for storing large volumes of data, and the figure is rising. These are strategic investments.

Topics: data- Digital Transformation- Optical Fiber- Digital Hub- Digital Infrastructure- Data Center- Investment in Chile

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Tiny Cabin: Innovative modular accommodation project reaches the Carretera Austral

InvestChile - November,11,2019

The initiative seeks to create Chile’s largest community of tourist accommodation, motivating entrepreneurs to rent cabins to install on their land.  

Topics: Infrastructure- Tourism- Tourism Infrastructure- Business tourism- Tourism in Chile- Tiny Cabin

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Hochschild buys rare earth deposit in Chile for US$56 million

InvestChile - November,8,2019

The Peruvian mining company stressed that rare earths are essential in a number of technological components and some are critical for the manufacture of the permanent magnets used in electric vehicles.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Foreign Investment- Mining- Rare earths- Investment in Chile- Mining investment

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Mainstream obtains financing of US$580 million for wind and solar project in Chile

InvestChile - November,6,2019

Projects in Chile have shown that “we can compete against existing technologies without subsidies,” said Andy Kinsella, Mainstream’s Group Chief Executive.

Topics: Foreign Investment- Clean Energy- photovoltaic solar energy- wind power- renewable energy- Energy- Energy Investment- Mainstream

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Employment of women in the mining industry increases by 18.5%

InvestChile - November,4,2019

In the rolling three-month period between June and August, 21,607 women were working in the sector, accounting for 10% of its labor force. In the same period, there was also a drop in unemployment in the sector.

Topics: Mining- Women- Mining investment- Employment- Mining Industry

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Chile’s trade with China grows

InvestChile - October,30,2019

According to SUBREI, Chile’s trade with China reached US$19,055 million in the first half.

Topics: China- Doing Business in Chile- Chinese demand- Business Platform- Trade

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H&M highlights Chile as example: country sales up by 32%

InvestChile - October,28,2019

The company’s CEO highlighted its increase in quarterly sales, particularly in the South American country where the Scandinavian chain has 14 stores.

Topics: Doing Business in Chile- Retail- Business Platform- Investment Opportunities- H&M

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Tourism: First Antarctic cruise ship built in Chile to start season in November

InvestChile - October,25,2019

The ship, which represented an investment of US$50 million, has a double hull with Ice Class PC6 classification, which allows it to sail in frozen seas, breaking the ice as it does so. Its technology also means that it can operate for 60 days without needing to refuel.

Topics: Infrastructure- Tourism- Tourism Infrastructure- Travel- Tourism in Chile- Antartica- cruise ship

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Iberia to use its most sustainable aircraft to fly to Santiago

InvestChile - October,23,2019

The airline already has five Airbus A350-900s and will take delivery of 20 of these aircraft by 2023.

Topics: Tourism- Travel- Tourism in Chile- Iberia- Flights- Airlines

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Fintech in Latam: they are lasting longer, expanding to more countries and incorporating more women

InvestChile - October,21,2019

A study by Digital Bank Latam shows that more than half of fintech firms in Latin America last more than two years and, in some cases, more than ten years, that over 20% have operations in more than three countries and that there are very few without the presence of women.

Topics: Tech investment- Business Platform- Women- Fintech- Banking

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Acciona installs innovation hub in Chile

InvestChile - October,18,2019

The laboratory is located at El Romero Solar, a photovoltaic plant in northern Chile’s Atacama Region, and will start operation in October, characterizing and testing latest-generation solar panels.

Topics: Clean Energy- success stories- Solar energy- photovoltaic solar energy- renewable energy- Energy- Acciona- Energy Investment

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First map of marine energy shows the potential of Chile’s coasts

InvestChile - October,18,2019

With the tool, a single platform can be used to view “different types of information related to the implementation of a renewable marine energy project in Chile”.

Topics: Clean Energy- Energy- Wave Power- Energy Investment

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Four reasons why Chile is becoming Latin America’s data center hub

InvestChile - October,16,2019

International investors are increasingly setting their sights on Chile as a regional hub for data centers due to factors related to its economy, energy sector and telecommunications infrastructure.

Topics: data- Tech investment- Investment Opportunities- Optical Fiber- Digital Hub- Digital Infrastructure- Data Center

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10 of the best adventures in Chile

InvestChile - October,14,2019

The Telegraph highlighted the ten most exciting adventures that tourists can experience in the South American country.

Topics: Tourism- Wine- Tourism Infrastructure- Santiago de Chile- Business tourism- Travel- Tourism in Chile

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