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August 2022

InvestChile seeks projects for its international forum

12 August 2022

Registration is open until October 21 for international companies that wish to participate in the event. The 2019 edition brought together companies from 21 countries with more than $7.2 billion in projects.   The 6th International InvestChile Forum (ww.investchileforum.cl) will take place in Santiago on December 5, 6 and 7, with a view to strengthening […]

FDI exceeds US$10 billion in the first half

08 August 2022

Chilean Economy, Development and Tourism Minister Nicolás Grau emphasized that the figure: “reveals that foreign companies continue to trust Chile for the development of their projects in the region.”   Chile’s Central Bank reported this morning that Chile received US$10.6 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) between January and June this year. This figure is […]

July 2022

InvestChile portfolio closes the first half-year with a 22% increase in the number of projects and 49% in potential jobs

25 July 2022

“This is occurring in a context where the global economic situation has made it extremely challenging to attract capital,” said InvestChile Director Karla Flores. InvestChile, Chile’s Foreign Investment Promotion Agency, closed the first half of 2022 with a total of 453 projects in its portfolio, which meant a 22% increase over the 372 initiatives registered […]

InvestChile and Tourism Undersecretariat sign an agreement to promote foreign investment in the sector

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13 July 2022

Both organizations signed a transfer agreement for 18 million Chilean pesos, which will, among other things, help promote business opportunities in high-potential markets in the tourism sector.  In an effort to join forces between agencies, Tourism Undersecretary Verónica Kunze and InvestChile Director Karla Flores signed a transfer agreement that will help promote foreign investment in […]

Foreign Investment totals US$9.6 billion and is 60% above the historic average for January-May

07 July 2022

Economy, Development and Tourism Minister Nicolás Grau emphasized that the amount “shows that foreign investment has not stopped in Chile” and welcomed investors’ confidence in the country’s medium- and long-term development.    Chile’s Central Bank reported this morning that Chile received US$9.6 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) between January and May this year. The cumulative […]

June 2022

Minister of Economy and InvestChile Director meet with chamber of commerce representatives from 17 countries

03 June 2022

At the meeting, the minister highlighted the importance of attracting sustainable foreign investment, which creates high-quality jobs and fosters the activity of SME suppliers.    Chile’s Minister of Economy, Development, and Tourism, Nicolás Grau, together with Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (InvestChile) Director, Karla Flores, led a meeting with 40 representatives of 17 binational chambers of commerce […]

Public Accountability 2021: InvestChile reveals its three focal areas for this year

02 June 2022

InvestChile director Karla Flores explained that the agency will focus on promoting FDI as a tool for development, playing an effective role in resolving the needs of Chileans and transforming Chile into a hub of investment opportunities. InvestChile, Chile’s Foreign Investment Promotion Agency, has released its Public Accountability report for 2021, the first under the […]

March 2022

President appoints new director of InvestChile

31 March 2022

Karla Flores is an economist and holds a master’s degree in Applied Macroeconomics from the Universidad Católica de Chile. She is the first woman to hold the position as InvestChile’s director since its foundation in 2016. The President of Chile, Gabriel Boric, has appointed economist Karla Flores Mardones as the new director of InvestChile, the […]

Ministerial Committee meets with the new cabinet of ministers to discuss foreign investment promotion

09 March 2022

The meeting, chaired by Economy Minister Lucas Palacios, focused on the status quo of foreign investment in Chile and the need for State-led action.   Representatives from the ministries currently on the Ministerial Committee for Foreign Investment met with members of the future cabinet this week to discuss how the State could coordinate its efforts […]

Foreign investment in Chile remains positive, exceeding US$1.6 billion in January

07 March 2022

“The amount recorded for January shows that foreign investment continues to be active,” said InvestChile managing director Andrés Rodríguez.   Chile’s Central Bank reported this morning that Chile received US$1.6 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in January. This is 110% higher than the US$764 million recorded for January 2021. It continues the positive trend […]