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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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How to obtain a visa to invest in Chile

InvestChile - May,8,2023

Find out about the most appropriate immigration categories for foreign investors who want to invest in the country.  

Topics: Visas

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Lithium: 46 firms from 12 countries have already met with InvestChile

InvestChile - May,2,2023

Foreign companies have shown great interest in participating in the different links of the mineral’s value chain in Chile during meetings with the agency.

Topics: Foreign Investment- Mining- Lithium

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Krispy Kreme: What is behind their successful inauguration in Chile?

InvestChile - April,26,2023

Matías Rosenthal, CEO of Grupo Premier Chile, the firm responsible for the US brand touching down in Chile, tells us that new stores are on the way.

Topics: Food Industry

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Eight key points in Chile’s new National Lithium Strategy

InvestChile - April,24,2023

“The challenge is for our country to become the world’s main lithium producer, thus increasing its wealth and development,” said the President of Chile, Gabriel Boric.

Topics: Mining- Lithium

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CORFO selects BYD to boost lithium added value

InvestChile - April,24,2023

The Chinese giant was the first company selected after an evaluation process that began in November last year.

Topics: Mining- Lithium

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ESG ranking: Foreign companies among the most responsible

InvestChile - April,20,2023

The ESG Chile 2022 ranking, prepared by Merco, highlights the 100 most responsible companies in environmental, social and corporate governance.  

Topics: Foreign companies- Best practices

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ENGIE will invest US$1.8 billion in Chile

InvestChile - April,14,2023

Catherine MacGregor, the firm’s global CEO, and Rosaline Corinthien, CEO of the Chilean division, point out the strategic nature of Chile’s energy transition and highlight the growth of green production, which is already rising above 33%.

Topics: Energy

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Everything you need to know about Chile’s 40-hour workweek

InvestChile - April,12,2023

The legislation, which aims to improve the quality of life of employees and their families, will reduce the workweek for all individuals governed by the Labor Code. 

Topics: Chilean Economy

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Green foreign investment to confront climate change

InvestChile - April,5,2023

According to the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), green foreign direct investment (FDI) flows have increased significantly in recent years, becoming the largest FDI category. In this context, Chile has positioned itself as a pioneering country.  

Topics: Foreign Investment- Environment- Chilean Economy

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PedidosYa announces that it will keep investing in Chile

InvestChile - April,3,2023

Amid the slowdown in consumption, the Uruguayan brand has launched a new subscription plan which it expects to account for 20% of purchases through the platform by the end of 2023.

Topics: Foreign Investment- Global services

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