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Henkel commits to sustainable development in the Antofagasta Region

InvestChile - March,8,2023

The German company has been operating in Chile for 40 years. They have just installed their construction adhesives plant in the northern Chilean city, in an area that provides 99% of the raw materials for the production of their products.  

Topics: German investment- Foreign companies- Industry

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Chile presents investment opportunities in infrastructure

InvestChile - March,2,2023

The portfolio includes 54 projects to be awarded through 43 tenders promoted by the Chilean government that are worth more than US$13 billion in investments in the Latin American country.

Topics: Foreign Investment- Infrastructure

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Canadian mining firm to develop US$ 2.4 billion project in Chile

InvestChile - February,27,2023

The initiative, which is located in the Valparaíso Region, will produce 180 thousand tons of fine copper each year, with a useful life of 26 years.

Topics: Foreign Investment- Mining

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Government aims to fast-track permits for investment in Chile

InvestChile - February,24,2023

Chile’s National Evaluation and Productivity Commission will conduct a new study to assess priority sectoral permits for investment, in order to propose substantial improvements in their efficiency, predictability, and stability.

Topics: Investment

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Chile ranks as Latin America’s most innovative economy

InvestChile - February,13,2023

Chile reached position 50 out of 132 nations in the innovation index. The country stands out for the quality of its regulatory affairs and the creation of new businesses, which are related to an increase in the use of the intellectual property system as a percentage of total trade.  

Topics: Innovation- Ranking

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Chile among the least corrupt countries in Latin America

InvestChile - February,8,2023

The report published by Transparency International places Chile 27th in the ranking, the same as last year, while Denmark, Finland and New Zealand top the list worldwide. 

Topics: Ranking- Chilean Economy

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More than 2 million foreign tourists visited Chile in 2022

InvestChile - February,6,2023

Tourism in Chile generated over US$9 billion in income last year. The sector is expected to return to normal in 2023, with a 71% increase in visits over 2022. 

Topics: Tourism

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Brazilian-owned company Patria will invest US$150 million in Chile

InvestChile - February,3,2023

The company purchased a cold storage plant in Buin as part of its plan to invest US$750 million in Latin America by 2027. One third of this will be in Chile. 

Topics: Food Industry

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Chile’s 40+ measures to boost productivity

InvestChile - February,2,2023

The Productivity Agenda is the result of joint work with Chile’s different business associations and main workers’ organization. The measures aim to create the necessary conditions to boost the country’s economic growth and facilitate investment processes.  

Topics: Chilean Economy

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Chile registers its best fiscal performance in the last 10 years

InvestChile - February,1,2023

In 2022, the Chilean government achieved a fiscal surplus of 1.1% of GDP. Meanwhile, spending decreased by 23.1% and public debt stabilized at 37.3%. 

Topics: Chilean Economy

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InvestChile publishes e-book on new Fintech Law in Chile

InvestChile - January,26,2023

The guide has been prepared by the South American country’s Foreign Investment Promotion Agency. It contains the main guidelines to promote this area of the financial industry.

Topics: Fintech

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Lundin Mining will invest US$400 million in Candelaria this year

InvestChile - January,25,2023

The Canadian company, which has operations and projects in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Portugal, Sweden and United States, will invest US$1.1 billion in 2023. 

Topics: Mining

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UNCTAD forecasts «weak» global outlook for foreign investment in 2023

InvestChile - January,20,2023

According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), negative or slow growth in many economies and further deteriorating financing conditions will put downward pressure on FDI this year.

Topics: Foreign Investment

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Chilean mining industry leads digital transformation

InvestChile - January,5,2023

The Chilean mining sector uses social networks for around 88% of its purchases and sales, according to the 2022 Digital Transformation Index (DTI). 

Topics: Mining- Technology

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Chilean lithium has the smallest carbon footprint on the planet

InvestChile - January,3,2023

The South American country is the world’s second largest lithium producer after Australia and holds approximately 45% of global reserves of this mineral, which means that new business opportunities will undoubtedly emerge over the coming years.  

Topics: Mining- Lithium

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InvestChile study addresses gender-related challenges in foreign firms

InvestChile - December,31,2022

Salary gaps, unbiased recruitment and women’s leadership development are some of the central issues addressed in a survey of both male and female executives of foreign companies with projects in Chile. InvestChile conducted the study in the first half of 2022. 

Topics: Women- Best practices

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South America’s first hydrogen-cell car makes its debut

InvestChile - December,30,2022

The Government of Chile and Toyota have presented the first hydrogen-powered car approved for circulation in the country, with the aim of promoting vehicles that use clean energy in the market.  

Topics: Energy- Green Hydrogen

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Fintech Payoneer renews commitment to Chile and promises investments

InvestChile - December,27,2022

The company was established in Israel and is listed on Nasdaq. It plans to begin offering working capital.

Topics: Fintech

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Mexico's Alsea to open more than 20 restaurants in Chile in 2023

InvestChile - December,26,2022

The operator of Burger King, Starbucks, PF Chang’s and Chili’s has more than 220 restaurants in the country and intends to continue increasing that number by taking a chance on expanding throughout Chile.  

Topics: Foreign Investment- Mexican investment

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Big Data Scoring: Fintech predicts payment behavior

InvestChile - December,22,2022

The Chilean-Finnish fintech has raised US$3 million, and this year anticipates turnover of US$1 million.  The company is able to predict the payment behavior of unbanked people using only their email, address and telephone number.

Topics: Fintech

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