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Wom CEO confirms investments of US$300 million in Chile

InvestChile - November,12,2021

Christopher Laska reasserted his optimism about the future of the country and the development of the company’s projects in Chile.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Chile- WOM- Telecoms- Chile digital hub

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Chile activates US technological investments for US$1 billion

InvestChile - November,8,2021

InvestChile met with representatives from companies such as AWS, EdgeConnex, Synopsys, SpaceX, Netflix, ViacomCBS and KKR, among others.  

Topics: Chile- global services- Investment in Chile- Technological investment- Chile digital hub

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Two consortia bid for the longest electricity line in Chile

InvestChile - November,3,2021

The referential investment amount is US$1.5 billion and will be key to strengthening the development of renewable energy in the country.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Chile- Energy- Investment in Chile

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Do you know Chile’s new energy development targets?

InvestChile - November,1,2021

Chile’s Government has updated its National Energy Policy, which for the first time considers climate change, green hydrogen and electromobility.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Chile- Energy- Electromobility- Energy Investment- Green Hydrogen- National Energy Policy- Investment

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Green Hydrogen in Chile: 15 projects to start production before 2030

InvestChile - October,8,2021

Since launching its national strategy, Chile has tripled its number of green hydrogen projects, currently boasting over 60 initiatives. The goal is for 25% of these projects to be producing green hydrogen before the end of the decade.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Chile- Energy- Green Hydrogen- green energy

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How vaccination in Chile managed to overtake the Western Hemisphere

InvestChile - March,25,2021

The country benefited from its extensive public health system, with clinics in even some of the remotest areas.

Topics: Chile- Coronavirus- covid- Healthcare

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Chile takes first place in Latam in sustainable development ranking

InvestChile - September,24,2020

“Although we still have a way to go, this report shows that we are on the right road,” said the Minister of Environment on learning of the results of the study published by Cambridge University Press.

Topics: Chile- Sustainable development- SDG- Ministry of Environment

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Chile ranks as Latin America’s most innovative economy

InvestChile - September,22,2020

In an index prepared by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). 

Topics: Chile- WEF- Innovation- WIPO

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Survey: 58% associate Chilean products with quality

InvestChile - June,12,2020

A study by the Imagen de Chile Foundation found that wine and fruit are the Chilean products most recognized internationally.

Topics: Chile- Marca Chile- Imagen de Chile Foundation

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Chilean government announces five new measures to address Covid-19

InvestChile - May,19,2020

The measures are part of the government’s Social Protection Plan and include the creation of a state loan guarantee fund to facilitate SMEs’ access to credit.  

Topics: Chile- Coronavirus- COVID-19- Chilean Government

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Huawei makes AI available for diagnosing Covid-19 in Chile

InvestChile - April,9,2020

Chinese technology company Huawei has provided Santiago’s Public Health Emergency Hospital (ex-Central Emergency Hospital) with an artificial intelligence-assisted Covid-19 diagnosis system that it will operate in partnership with Entel.

Topics: Chile- technology- Artificial Intelligence- Huawei- Coronavirus- COVID-19

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Chilean blueberries aim to replace popcorn in Chinese cinemas

InvestChile - February,7,2019

Following record exports, Chile will begin to sell the little blue fruit, packaged in small rectangular boxes, to Chinese moviegoers as “Blue Pop”.  

Topics: China- Chile- Food Industry- Exports- Fruits- blueberries

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Walmart opens 100% self-service supermarket in Chile

InvestChile - January,29,2019

The company says it is undergoing the biggest transformation in its history, with a central focus on incorporating technology and innovation.

Topics: Chile- América Latina- Retail- Innovation- development

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Chile climbs to third place in world entrepreneurship ranking

InvestChile - January,24,2019

The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) revealed that the South American country is one of the economies where entrepreneurship has increased most, giving it an index of 25.1%, up by 12 percentage points from 13% in 2008.

Topics: Chile- Innovation- Entrepreneurship- Ranking- development

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Chile seeks to develop a healthy food industry

InvestChile - January,22,2019

The food industry is Chile’s second most important economic sector, accounting for 18% of GDP.

Topics: Chile- Food Industry

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Chile-driven trend: Electric vehicles prepare for launch

InvestChile - December,17,2018

They take three and a half hours to recharge, they have 250 kilometers of autonomy and their batteries have a useful life of 4,000 charges. These are the 100 electric buses that the Metbus company will deploy in the streets of Santiago in the coming days.

Topics: Chile- development- Energy- electric buses

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Travel Awards: Chile triumphs for third time on adventure tourism

InvestChile - December,10,2018

The prize, awarded by popular vote, highlights the country’s natural advantages for activities of this type.

Topics: Chile- Tourism- world travel awards

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IMF: Chile will be the first country in the region with a per capita income of US$30,000

InvestChile - December,6,2018

During the current government, the country is forecast to see an increase of close to US$4,600 in GDP per capita, measured in terms of purchasing power parity, over double the increase under the previous government.

Topics: Chile- development- economy

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Ranking US News: Chile is in the Top 20 of countries to invest in 2018

InvestChile - March,6,2018

The magazine interviewed 6,000+ entrepreneurs and senior executives to assess the condition of 80 countries, including other attributes relevant to executives and foreign investors.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Foreign Investment- Chile- FDI- Rankings- Doing Business in Chile

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Pacific Hydro and its investment in clean energy in Chile

InvestChile - February,16,2018

The company is engaged in the construction of its first wind project in northern Chile, Punta Sierra (82 MW), as well as a 500-MW line of run-of-the-river hydro projects in central Chile’s Cachapoal Valley.

Topics: Chile- FDI- Pacific Hydro- Clean Energy- success stories

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