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Argentine Fintech Pomelo prepares to land in Chile

InvestChile - July,31,2023

The company, like the fruit that gave it its name, seeks to squeeze out opportunities offered by technology applied to finance in the continent.

Topics: Fintech- Argentine investment

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Renewables: Chile is the most attractive place to invest in LatAm

InvestChile - July,28,2023

Natural resources, government involvement and the use of global partnerships are some of the reasons behind its improved evaluation on the EY index.

Topics: Renewable energy

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EDP Renewables to develop hybrid project in Chile

InvestChile - July,21,2023

With an installed capacity of more than 323 MW, the company plans to build one of the first hybrid projects in the country that will include three technologies: solar, wind and storage. 

Topics: Energy- Renewables- News

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Companies from 5 countries are interested in Chilean green hydrogen

InvestChile - July,18,2023

Corfo's Green Hydrogen Committee has received nine declarations of interest for the installation of electrolyser factories in our country.

Topics: Energy- Green Hydrogen

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FedEx to open distribution center in Concepción

InvestChile - July,14,2023

The company will expand its capacity in the Biobío Region to cover demand in southern Chile.

Topics: Foreign Investment

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Progress made in BYD project for Chilean lithium processing plant

InvestChile - July,12,2023

The Chinese giant will send engineers to our country to choose the location for a development that would cost $290 million.

Topics: Mining- Lithium

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Ecuadorian paytech Kushki consolidates its business Chile

InvestChile - July,4,2023

The company received approval from the Chilean regulator to enter the acquiring business, and is now present in five Latin American markets.

Topics: Fintech

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2023 Ranking: Chile leads Latin America in global competitiveness

InvestChile - July,3,2023

The country moved up from 45th to 44th place among 64 economies in the World Competitiveness Report prepared by the IMD of Switzerland. The report highlights more efficient management of tax matters, as well as important advances in technological infrastructure. 

Topics: Ranking

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American cold storage multinational acquires Chilean company

InvestChile - June,29,2023

Emergent Cold Latin America acquired Hook Chile, the company’s third acquisition in Chile, where it has already invested around US$150 million.

Topics: Foreign Investment- Industry

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Coca-Cola partners with startups: “Chile inspires us to innovate”

InvestChile - June,26,2023

At an event to celebrate its 80th anniversary in Chile, the company announced a US$30 million investment in a pioneering recycling plant.

Topics: Food Industry- Startup

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US Senate approves agreement to avoid double taxation with Chile

InvestChile - June,23,2023

The agreement will promote investment by residents of one country in the other, trade in services between the two, and technology transfer.

Topics: Foreign Investment

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Santiago among the best cities for data center investment

InvestChile - June,20,2023

According to the analysis prepared by the real estate services company Cushman & Wakefield, Chile's capital city, which has 13 sites and an average annual demand of 15 MW, stands out because of its technological infrastructure, connectivity and institutional stability. 

Topics: Global services- Ranking- Data Center

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Pacific Hydro invests US$260 million in its first solar park in Chile

InvestChile - June,19,2023

The project developed by the Chinese-owned company will be located in the middle of the Atacama Desert and is expected to supply electricity equivalent to that of 500,000 homes per year. 

Topics: Energy- Chinese investment

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How Atrys became the teleradiology leader in Chile

InvestChile - June,16,2023

The Spanish company finalized the acquisition of telemedicine firm ChileRad with an investment of US$8.6 million, and also holds a controlling share in Chaxa Radiology.

Topics: Teleradiology

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Promoting digital talent: Google awards 3,500 scholarships in Chile

InvestChile - June,8,2023

With the aim of promoting technological skills and generating job opportunities in the digital sector, Google’s initiative is an example of the type of investment that will allow the country to close gaps, strengthen a high-value sector and improve the skills of the Chilean people.  

Topics: Global services- Digital Economy- Talent

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Codelco will lead lithium negotiations in the Atacama Salt Flat

InvestChile - May,25,2023

Chilean economic development agency Corfo’s executive vice-president delivered a document to the chairman of Codelco which formalizes the state-owned copper mining company’s role as the State’s representative in future lithium mining contracts with interested parties. 

Topics: Lithium

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Germany’s Volkswagen chooses Chile to launch its first electric car

InvestChile - May,24,2023

Alexander Seitz, Executive Chairman of VW South America, gave details of the manufacturer’s plans in our country.

Topics: Electromobility

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Inaugural City Index '23: Santiago is the best city in South America

InvestChile - May,23,2023

With its modernity, urban development, green spaces and the charm of the Andes Mountains, Santiago has established itself as an up-and-coming destination and an ideal place to live, work, study and invest.  

Topics: Ranking

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ClaroVTR to invest US$320 million in expanding its data center

InvestChile - May,22,2023

With this new phase, the company has made a multi-million-dollar investment in its data center, located in the municipality of Colina, to the north of Santiago.

Topics: Global services- Data Center

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FlixBus prepares to come to Chile this year

InvestChile - May,19,2023

The European company specializes in intercity and international buses that run on electricity and biogas. They will touch down in Chile with a team headed by Santiago Echeverría, managing director of FlixBus Chile.

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