InvestChile Blog

FDI news | Policies & Tools | Business data analysis | Investment location trends

Investor's Guide: Setting up a company in Chile

InvestChile - January,10,2018

Chile is one of the 35 countries in the world where opening a business takes the least time. According to the World Bank’s Doing Business 2018 ranking, setting up a company in Chile is quicker than in, for example, the United States.  

Topics: foreign investor's guide

Read More

Investor's Guide: Visas and foreign citizens

InvestChile - January,9,2018

Chile has become South America’s “talent magnet”. According to official figures, applications for temporary work visas increased by 381% between 2005 and 2016 while, in the case of visas subject to a work contract, the increase reached 206%.

Topics: foreign investor's guide

Read More

Investor's Guide: Labor Laws and Social Security in Chile

InvestChile - January,8,2018

As of December 2017, Chile had a labor force of some 8,977,000 people. Unemployment is low and 215,000 professionals graduate each year.   

Topics: foreign investor's guide

Read More

Investor's Guide: Tax Structure in Chile

InvestChile - January,7,2018

Persons domiciled or resident in Chile are liable to taxation on income from any source, whether in the country or overseas. 

Topics: foreign investor's guide

Read More

Investor's Guide: Incentives for foreign investment in Chile

InvestChile - January,6,2018

The state of Chile supports economic activities, entrepreneurship, innovation and the competitiveness of all companies, regardless of their origin, through special norms and benefits that are available to companies legally constituted in the country. 

Topics: foreign investor's guide

Read More

Investor's Guide: Foreign Trade in Chile

InvestChile - January,5,2018

Chile has signed 26 trade agreements covering a total of 64 markets, which account for 64.1% of the world’s population and 86.3% of global GDP.

Topics: foreign investor's guide

Read More

Investor’s Guide: Protection of personal data in Chile

InvestChile - January,4,2018

Under Chilean law, all persons have the right to request that holders of their personal data rectify incorrect data and eliminate data that has expired or whose storage lacks a legal source.

Topics: foreign investor's guide

Read More

Investor's Guide: Intellectual Property in Chile

InvestChile - January,3,2018

In 2017, 45,000 applications were submitted for the registration of trademarks in Chile, of which over 13,500 were presented by foreigners. Similarly, out of the 2,877 applications presented for the registration of commercial patents, 2,462 were submitted by foreigners.

Topics: foreign investor's guide

Read More

Investor's Guide: Restricted sectors to invest in Chile

InvestChile - January,2,2018

In general, all economic sectors in Chile are open to the private sector and foreign capital can account for up to 100% of a company’s equity, albeit with some exceptions.

Topics: foreign investor's guide

Read More

Investor's Guide: Enviromental regulation in Chile

InvestChile - January,1,2018

Chile’s environmental policy seeks to harmonize the implementation of investment projects and job creation with protection of the country’s natural resources, its flora and fauna and the quality of life of its people.

Topics: foreign investor's guide

Read More

NEWSLETTER

Subscribe to our newsletter

Receive in your e-mail publications and news about how to guide your investment project in Chile

Subscribe to Email Updates

100% Privacy. No Spam.

Related Posts

Visas and foreign citizens

We invite you to obtain a complete guide of residence laws and regulations for investors and foreign workers in Chile.
Learn More