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DiDi reveals aggressive expansion in Chile’s last-mile delivery market

InvestChile - February,4,2022

Backed by prestigious investors like Apple, Alibaba and Softbank, the Chinese company aims to compete in food delivery with UberEats, Pedidos Ya and Rappi. Its launch in the Greater Valparaíso area marks the beginning of those efforts. 

Topics: Chinese investment in Chile- Last-mile

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The challenges Chile poses to Chinese investors

Considering the huge potential for FDI flows from China, it is important that the different Chilean and Chinese public and private institutions continue to work together to identify opportunities and challenges, thereby facilitating the arrival of more Chinese investment in Chile.  

Topics: Chinese investment in Chile

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Why Sinovac fast-tracked its decision to set up in Chile

InvestChile - August,10,2021

The Chinese company will install a fill & finish plant in Chile that will produce more than 60 million doses of this vaccine and develop other vaccinations. It also announced that it will construct an R&D center in northern Chile.

Topics: Chinese investment in Chile

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The Export-Import Bank of China to open its first office in Chile

InvestChile - August,2,2021

This is the third Chinese financial institution to arrive in Chile and its mission is to support Chinese companies in foreign trade and investment.

Topics: Chinese investment in Chile- Banking

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Sinovac executives visit Chile to evaluate setting up a new plant

InvestChile - July,15,2021

The Chinese laboratory plans to establish a Fill & Finish plant for the Coronavac vaccine.

Topics: Chinese investment in Chile- Coronavirus

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Vivo enters the Chilean market

InvestChile - October,28,2020

The Chinese company is in the process of expanding in Latin America and Chile will be its second market in the region. Chile’s high rate of mobile phone use and its future 5G network explain the technology giant’s decision to establish operations there.

Topics: Global services- Chinese investment in Chile- Telecoms

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Chile - China: What is the e-RMB and why does it matter?

Alicia Zhu - May,27,2020

The digital version of the Chinese currency is an equivalent to the fiduciary currency. Proposed by the People’s Bank of China, it is a substitute for banknotes and is currently undergoing internal and closed pilot testing.

Topics: Chinese investment in Chile

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Chile’s trade with China grows

InvestChile - October,30,2019
According to SUBREI, Chile’s trade with China reached US$19,055 million in the first half of 2019.

Topics: International trade- Chinese investment in Chile

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Alibaba seeks to add Chilean products to its online supermarket

InvestChile - September,16,2019

Import manager, Héctor Zhang, visited the South American country where he held meetings with dairy, fruit and wine producers. His aim is to create a specific channel with Chile.

Topics: Chinese investment in Chile

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China Three Gorges confirms interest in expanding business in Chile

InvestChile - June,3,2019

The company already has two projects in the hydroelectricity sector and expects to expand in clean energies.

Topics: Chinese investment in Chile

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DiDi: The Chinese company that will compete with Uber in Chile

InvestChile - May,20,2019

Initially, it will operate outside the Chilean capital Santiago, specifically in the cities of Valparaíso, Viña del Mar, Concón, Quilpué and Villa Alemana.

Topics: Chinese investment in Chile

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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: Chinese investment in Chile

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InvestChile launches first Investor’s Guide in Mandarin

InvestChile - November,5,2018

In activities in Beijing and Shanghai, the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency presented a new publication to facilitate Chinese companies’ investment in Chile.

Topics: Chinese investment in Chile

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Bank of China chooses Chile for expansion in Latin America

InvestChile - June,12,2018

The Bank’s agency will focus on Chinese investment in Chile, local firms in key sectors and Chinese and Chilean exporters and importers.

Topics: Chinese investment in Chile- Banking

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Chinese companies continue to show interest in Chilean agribusiness

InvestChile - April,2,2018

The food industry has positioned itself as one of the sectors of the Chilean economy that most interests Chinese investors.

Topics: Chinese investment in Chile

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Mainland China investors see promise in Latin America

InvestChile - February,13,2018
Chile is the top destination for future transactions, with 72 percent of respondents to a Baker McKenzie survey planning to invest in Chile next year, followed by Brazil with 66 percent and Mexico with 61 percent.

Topics: Chinese investment in Chile- Chilean Economy

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