Essential information

Ongoing leadership
Sophisticated talent
Entrepreneural Enviroment
A Latin American hub

News Archive


May 2020

Change of leadership at InvestChile

15 May 2020

On Monday, May 4, Cristián Rodríguez left his position as Director of InvestChile. He has been replaced, in an acting capacity, by Juan Araya, Head of the Management and Corporate Strategy Division. We would like to thank Mr. Rodríguez for his valuable work as director of InvestChile and wish him every success in his new […]

InvestChile is recognized as best South American investment promotion agency for second consecutive year

07 May 2020

The recognition by the prestigious Site Selection magazine highlights the services provided to overseas companies during and after implementing an investment in Chile. In its Global Best to Invest 2020 Report, the Site Selection international magazine recognized InvestChile as the best investment promotion agency in South America. The report is based on information provided by […]

Chile receives record US$6,477 million in foreign investment in first quarter of 2020

07 May 2020

The inflow represented an increase of 176% on the first quarter of 2019. In the first quarter of this year, Chile received US$6,477 million in foreign direct investment (FDI), according to figures released this morning by the Central Bank of Chile. This represented an increase of 176% over the same period last year when the […]

April 2020

Second InvestChile webinar analyzes legislation on remote working and unemployment insurance

30 April 2020

Over 170 people participated in the activity, organized together with the Randstad consultancy firm. On Thursday, more than 170 people connected to the InvestChile webinar “New ways of working and labor legislation: what companies should know”. This was InvestChile’s second webinar and was organized in conjunction with the global human resources and employment services consultancy […]

InvestChile Public Account: “In the midst of the global crisis, 2020 will be a year for reducing uncertainty and retaining existing investments.”

30 April 2020

  The Agency’s director, Cristián Rodríguez, emphasized the vital role that promoting reinvestment and retaining overseas companies with investments in Chile will play in the economy’s reactivation after the crisis.   InvestChile, the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency, published its 2019 Public Account this morning. The results are positive: a portfolio of 413 investment projects at […]

Binational chambers of commerce of 17 countries participate in InvestChile webinar

24 April 2020

Representatives of InvestChile and the Ministry of Finance talked about the challenges for foreign companies and the measures taken by the government during the COVID-19 crisis. This morning, representatives of the binational chambers of commerce and commercial attachés from 17 countries met online for the webinar “Overseas Companies in Chile: Needs and Challenges during the […]

Chile received a record US$4,779 million in foreign investment in the first two months of 2020

08 April 2020

This represented an increase of 346% on the first two months of last year and was the highest figure for the period since comparable records began. In the first two months of this year, Chile received US$4,779 million in foreign direct investment (FDI), according to figures released this morning by the Central Bank of Chile. […]

March 2020

Definitive figure: Foreign direct investment in Chile reached US$11,928 million in 2019

20 March 2020

The Central Bank has made an upward correction to its preliminary figure, raising it by US$1,132 million. In Chile’s National Accounts published in March, the Central Bank has corrected its preliminary figure for foreign direct investment (FDI) in Chile in 2019, raising it to US$11,928 million, equivalent to growth of 63% on 2018. This represented […]

Foreign direct investment reaches US$4,196 million in January

10 March 2020

The inflow, which was up by 295% on January 2019, may have reflected the acquisition of companies announced in recent months. In January, Chile received US$4,196 million in foreign direct investment (FDI), according to figures released this morning by the Central Bank of Chile. This represented an increase of 295% on January 2019 when the […]

InvestChile promotes new book with 40 opportunities for investment in mining

04 March 2020

The book, prepared by the Mining Ministry with the support of InvestChile, was launched at the trade show of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC), the world’s most mining exploration venue.   The Chilean government has launched the book “Chile: Leader in metals that facilitate the future”, setting out details of 40 mining […]