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Promotion of R&D: Chile looks to the future and leads innovation in Latin America

Camila Comas - July,13,2018

For ten years, Chile has had legislation that promotes research and development by companies, thereby facilitating their growth and the implementation of new projects. In the 2018 Global Innovation Index, Chile ranks in top place in Latin America.

Topics: Articles- R&D

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Chile: Latin American leader on digital connectivity

InvestChile - July,3,2018

As studies begin for the implementation of 5G technology in Chile, new figures show that Chileans’ use of mobile technology continues to grow and, as of March 2018, there were over 12 million 4G connections in the country.

Topics: Articles- global services

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Agrophotovoltaics: Efficient trends from Chile for the world

InvestChile - June,26,2018
Taking advantage of northern and central Chile’s great solar radiation potential, pilot projects using agrophotovoltaic technology have been implemented with positive results: greater efficiency in the use of the land and less water required for the crops.

Topics: Articles- photovoltaic solar energy

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The case of Diana Food: Healthy ingredients from Chile for the world

InvestChile - June,12,2018

From Chile, the French company exports ingredients derived from fruit and vegetables grown locally and in other countries around the region.

Topics: Articles- success stories- Food Industry

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Germany’s Renolit chooses Valparaíso as its base of operations in Latin America

InvestChile - June,7,2018
The company plans to produce plastic products for the health sector and to export to other countries in the region.

Topics: News- Articles

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Chile: Ten new undertakings for the energy of the future

InvestChile - May,31,2018

Building on the country’s track record and solid energy policies, the government has now announced a new line of work with ten undertakings for the next four years, including shorter times for obtaining an environmental permit, technical training and the modernization of institutions.

Topics: Clean Energy- Articles

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Rankings: Chile leads Latin America on competitiveness and digital readiness

InvestChile - May,24,2018

Chile once again took first place in the IMD’s World Competitiveness Rankings and second place in the Digital Readiness Index published by Cisco and Gartner.

Topics: Articles- Rankings

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Foreign investment in Chile in the first quarter exceeds whole of 2017

InvestChile - May,23,2018
An inflow of US$6,875 million was registered in the country in the January-March  period, the second highest figure in the last 15 years.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Articles

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Automation: new opportunities for mining innovation in Chile

InvestChile - May,16,2018

Reduction of time and costs in the long term as well as greater safety and operational efficiency: these are some of the benefits of automation for mining, a trend seen in the industry internationally and that has grown progressively in Chile over the past decade.

Topics: Articles- Mining

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Foreign Investment: The keys for mining suppliers in Chile

InvestChile - May,3,2018

A panel de experts set out their vision of an industry worth US$15,000 million a year in a country that is the world’s leading copper producer. 

Topics: Articles- Mining

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Renewable energy: the sun continues to shine for Chile

InvestChile - April,23,2018

In recent years, Chile’s energy matrix has evolved notably, increasing its diversification and reducing its dependence on fossil fuels to make way for the so-called green energies, particularly photovoltaic and wind energy.

Topics: Articles- NCRE- Solar energy- photovoltaic solar energy

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Creation of companies in Chile increased by 8% in 2017

InvestChile - February,23,2018

Chileans prefer to create their companies online: 74% of the 118,000 new companies were set up via Internet.

Topics: Articles

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Office rentals in Santiago cheaper than in Buenos Aires or Sao Paulo

InvestChile - February,23,2018

According to a study by the Newmark Knight Frank consultancy company, office rentals in Santiago average US$24.32 per square meter.

Topics: Articles- Doing Business in Chile

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BBC highlights quality of life and ease of doing business in Chile

InvestChile - February,23,2018

A recent article on bbc.com identified Chile as one of six countries that “consistently rank highest for their progressive social policies, trust in government and effective justice system”.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Articles- Quality of life- Doing Business in Chile

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World Bank: Chile is one of Latin America’s wealthiest country in assets

InvestChile - February,13,2018

Measured in terms of assets rather than Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Chile is one of the Latin America's wealthiest country according to the World Bank.

Topics: GDP- World Bank- Articles

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Chilean parkland the size of Switzerland was just set aside in historic first

InvestChile - February,13,2018

The preservation of 10.3 million acres pushes Chile forward as one of the most progressive countries in environmental preservation.

Topics: Chile- Environment- Articles

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