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June 2020

Ministry for Women and InvestChile sign undertaking to begin gender equity certification

18 June 2020

The agency will undertake the certification process in order to implement best practices on the reconciliation of work, private and family life. On Thursday, the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency, InvestChile, signed a letter of undertaking with the Ministry for Women and Gender Equity under which it will begin certification under Chilean Norm (NCH) 3262. The […]

Chile climbs four places in World Competitiveness Index and maintains top place in Latin America

17 June 2020

According to the ranking calculated by the International Institute for Management Development (IMD), Chile stands out for its management of public finances, fiscal policy and institutional framework. The Switzerland-based International Institute for Management Development (IMD) has published its World Competitiveness Index 2020 in which Chile climbed four places (from 42nd to 38th) and maintained its […]

InvestChile launches program for overseas companies to improve sustainable development practices

09 June 2020

The initiative, developed in alliance with Sistema B Chile, seeks to help companies increase their contribution to the country’s sustainable development.    InvestChile, the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency, has launched a program to foster the adoption of best practices with a triple impact – economic, social and environmental – by overseas companies with operations in […]

Foreign investment in Chile increases by 35% in the first four months of the year

08 June 2020

The inflow in January-April reached US$7,156 million. In the first four months of this year, Chile received US$7,156 million in foreign direct investment (FDI), according to preliminary figures released this morning by the Central Bank of Chile. This represented an increase of 35% on the same period in 2019 when the inflow reached US$5,306 million. […]

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 […]