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Chile inaugurates the first thermal solar plant in Latin America

InvestChile - June,10,2021

The Cerro Dominador project aims to bridge the gap following removal of the coal plants, helping to supply the country’s grid with power at times when the wind and sun cannot.

Topics: Foreign Investment- Clean Energy- Solar energy- photovoltaic solar energy- Energy Investment- Energy infrastructure- green energy- Sun power- Cerro Dominador

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Chile: Leader in AgTech and FoodTech innovation and development

InvestChile - November,26,2020

During InvestChile’s e-seminar, four businesspeople from the sector explained their vision of its development in Chile, highlighting the privileged position it has internationally.

Topics: Foreign Investment- The Live Green Co- Foodtech- AgTech- Done Properly- Kilimo- Protera

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Norway’s Statkraft aims to increase electricity production in Chile

InvestChile - September,30,2020

The state power company has embarked on an active quest for projects in Chile, particularly wind and solar projects, in order to “gain scale”, says its general manager, María Teresa González.

Topics: Foreign Investment- Energy- Statkraft

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Chile seeks to fast-track mining projects worth over US$17,000 million

InvestChile - September,16,2020

The Mining Ministry has begun trial implementation of a plan to assist almost 20 initiatives from their early stages through to their start of operation.

Topics: Foreign Investment- InvestChile- Mining Industry- Foreign companies- Mining Ministry

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Mercado Libre and its formula for triumphing in the pandemic

InvestChile - August,26,2020

The company is growing at rates of 300% in Chile and plans to invest US$100 million in the next two years.

Topics: Foreign Investment- global services- Foreign companies- Mercado Libre

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EDF and Ibereólica close agreement for US$229 million to expand Atacama wind farm

InvestChile - July,22,2020

The amount from three international banks will allow the operation to refinance liabilities and add 60 MW to its installed capacity.

Topics: Foreign Investment- renewable energy- Wind farm- EDF- Ibereólica

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Businesspeople create funds to combat the effects of coronavirus

InvestChile - April,3,2020

Anglo American, BHP and Collahuasi are among the overseas companies that have pledged aid for a total of 17,000 million pesos.

Topics: Foreign Investment- Chilean Economy- Coronavirus- COVID-19- Foreign companies

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New international coworking company poised for debut in Chile

InvestChile - November,27,2019

Venture X was founded in 2012 and forms part of the United Franchise Group, headquartered in Palm Beach, Florida; it owns nine brands, with more than 1,500 franchises across 80 countries.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Foreign Investment- cowork- Venture X- United Franchise Group- Office

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Hochschild buys rare earth deposit in Chile for US$56 million

InvestChile - November,8,2019

The Peruvian mining company stressed that rare earths are essential in a number of technological components and some are critical for the manufacture of the permanent magnets used in electric vehicles.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Foreign Investment- Mining- Rare earths- Investment in Chile- Mining investment

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Mainstream obtains financing of US$580 million for wind and solar project in Chile

InvestChile - November,6,2019

Projects in Chile have shown that “we can compete against existing technologies without subsidies,” said Andy Kinsella, Mainstream’s Group Chief Executive.

Topics: Foreign Investment- Clean Energy- photovoltaic solar energy- wind power- renewable energy- Energy- Energy Investment- Mainstream

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Foreign Investment: InvestChile's project portfolio grows 82% in 2018

InvestChile - January,7,2019

The inflows reached US$14.1 billion for 277 projects, which will generate 15,408 jobs. Among all sectors, mining stood out with US$4.8 billion of the total investment, which in turn explains Canada's leadership in the analysis by country.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Foreign Investment- FDI- InvestChile

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OECD Investment Chief: "Digital economy will affect investment patterns"

InvestChile - December,21,2018

As part of the InvestChile Talks series, Ana Novik explained the role played today by investment promotion agencies. "Chile plays an important role in our network of investment agencies," she said.

Topics: Foreign Investment- InvestChile Talks- OCDE

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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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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: China- Foreign Investment- Chile- FDI- outbound investment

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