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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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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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The key elements to attracting FDI to Chile in the past 5 years

InvestChile - October,26,2021

Since it was set up in 2016, InvestChile has advised 1,464 companies from 70 countries, which in total have carried out 157 projects for an amount exceeding US$18.3 billion.

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

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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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Ten companies present proposals to develop green hydrogen in Chile

InvestChile - September,16,2021

Of the project proposals received by CORFO, six were presented by foreign companies from France, Denmark, Italy and Germany.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- FDI- Energy- Foreign Direct Investment- Green Hydrogen

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China leads investor visas

InvestChile - July,27,2021

Between 2014 and May 2021, 14,215 investor visas have been issued. Of these, 53% have been issued to Chinese nationals. This number coincides with the increase in Chinese investments in Chile.  

Topics: Visas- Foreign Investment in Chile- China- Doing Business in Chile- Chinese investment- Chinese companies in Chile- Investor visa- Work visa

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Global Services: What are the incentives for investing in Chile?

InvestChile - June,22,2021

Prominent multinational companies such as Microsoft, Google, Huawei, AWS and Oracle have placed their trust in Chile by installing technological infrastructure in the country.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- global services- InvestChile- Digital Hub- Digital Infrastructure- Data Center- Regional Cloud

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Becton Dickinson: 10 years serving the Americas from Chile

InvestChile - May,26,2021

The Center currently has 200 employees and has become the hub of Becton Dickinson’s American operations, providing services to seven countries in three languages.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- global services- Becton Dickinson- Medical technology

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Energy: Where are the investment opportunities in Chile?

InvestChile - May,24,2021

Thermoelectric power is on its way out and Chile is committed to an upsurge in renewable investment driven by the private sector to achieve its ambitious climate goals.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Solar energy- Energy- Eolic energy- green energy- Energy e-book

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Tourist centers in Chile. Where to invest?

InvestChile - May,14,2021

Tenders are currently open for Parque Nacional Pan de Azúcar, the Complejo Turístico Bahía Inglesa and Centro de Montaña Rucapillán.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Tourism- Chile Tourism- Parque Nacional Pan de Azúcar- Centro de Montaña Rucapillán- Complejo Turístico Bahía Inglesa

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Mascotas Latinas aims to open 16 SuperZoo stores in Chile in 2021

InvestChile - April,26,2021

The company plans to have eighty stores in Chile within the next five years.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Mascotas Latinas- SuperZoo- Pet food and supplies

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Foreign investors optimistic about Chile’s economic prospects

InvestChile - April,22,2021

A report prepared by the Universidad del Desarrollo’s Studies Center in Economics and Business in collaboration with nine binational chambers of commerce reveals that confidence has moved from neutral to optimistic.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Binational chambers of commerce- Chile FDI Confidence Index

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FinTech firms report positive numbers despite the pandemic

InvestChile - March,26,2021

According to a study conducted by EY and FinteChile, 60% of survey respondents saw their clientbase grow and 71% are seeing an increase in sales.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- technology- Fintech- Finance

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Oracle: “Chile is becoming a hub for foreign investment in technology”

InvestChile - March,24,2021

Oracle Chile CEO Soledad Matos says that this trend “will definitely promote economic recovery.”

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- technology- Digital Hub- Oracle

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Santiago accounts for 60% of Equifax´s global digital transformation

InvestChile - March,18,2021

SDC Santiago has outperformed the multinational´s software development centers in Dublin and Atlanta, where products are created and marketed in the 24 countries in which the company operates.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Digital Transformation- Equifax

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WOM to invest US$ 500 million in Chile in the next three years

InvestChile - February,18,2021

The amount includes the US$150 million being disbursed by the 7mn-customer company in Chile’s just concluded spectrum tenders.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- WOM- Telecoms

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Michelin to build new-generation tire recycling plant in Antofagasta

InvestChile - February,17,2021

The first stage of the project will cost US$30 million and will be the company’s largest investment in Chile. In the future, the plant could also recycle tires from other countries such as Argentina or Peru.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- recycling- Michelin

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President Piñera promulgates the Energy Efficiency Law for Chile

InvestChile - February,12,2021

The new regulation marks a milestone in the country's history to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Energy Efficiency Law

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Chile is the LatAm country with the most potential to attract FDI

InvestChile - February,8,2021

In its Global Opportunity Index, the Milken Institute highlights the friendliness of Chilean institutions to foreign investors.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Milken Institute- Global Opportunity Index

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