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October 2021

Foreign investment in Chile grows 73% in the first 8 months of 2021

12 October 2021

InvestChile Managing Director Andrés Rodríguez says the figures reveal that foreign investment in Chile continues to be active and will be key to post-pandemic economic recovery.  Chile received US$16 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) flows between January and August 2021, according to provisional figures released today by Chile’s Central Bank. This figure is 73% […]

September 2021

Chile’s foreign investment continues its record-breaking streak: historic figure in July outstrips 2020 FDI by 74%

10 September 2021

According to figures from Chile’s Central Bank, the cumulative figure for the first seven months of this year was US$14.8 billion, the highest figure for this period since records began. Foreign investment in Chile continues to be very dynamic. According to figures provided this morning by Chile’s Central Bank, the country received a net flow […]

August 2021

Foreign direct investment in Chile hit record high in first half of 2021 

19 August 2021

The Chilean Central Bank has released a revised version of its preliminary figures, showing that FDI increased 66% compared to the first half of 2020 to reach US$13.7 billion. This is an all-time high for the January-June period and is 98% above the historic average (US$7 billion).     Foreign direct investment (FDI) is going through […]

Sinovac announces that it will set up a vaccine plant in Chile

05 August 2021

The Chinese laboratory, with support from InvestChile, will also launch an R&D center in conjunction with three local universities. The company has chosen Chile as its base for supplying the entire region. On Wednesday, the Chinese laboratory, Sinovac, announced that it had decided to set up its new South American plant in Chile. This plant […]

InvestChile and Circula el Plástico are looking to attract investment to promote recycling in Chile

03 August 2021

Joint actions kicked off with the launch of the “Recycling Infrastructure for Plastic Packaging: Outlook and Opportunities for Investment in Chile” ebook.   InvestChile and the Chilean Plastics Pact, Circula el Plástico, have jointly launched the “Recycling Infrastructure for Plastic Packaging: Outlook and Opportunities for Investment in Chile” ebook. The report aims to identify investment […]

July 2021

InvestChile’s portfolio of projects grew by 28% in the first half of 2021

27 July 2021

On June 30th this year, the agency reported that 372 initiatives were receiving its support, for a total value of US$ 24 billion.   Foreign investment in Chile didn’t stop for the pandemic. This is clear from the results of InvestChile’s portfolio of projects, which at the close of the first half of this year […]

Economy Ministry and InvestChile present a new strategy to promote foreign investment in Chile

08 July 2021

The strategy puts forward a plan to proactively attract foreign capital, determines the criteria for targeting companies and – for the very first time – consolidates the coordination between Chile’s different services and ministries in regard to investment promotion.   InvestChile has presented the final version of Chile’s new strategy for attracting foreign capital to […]

June 2021

InvestChile Public-Private Council reviews the state of foreign investment in Chile

24 June 2021

The new strategy for attracting investment and the challenges triggered by the pandemic were discussed In a virtual meeting.   The Public-Private Council for Foreign Investment held its first meeting of the year this morning, which was chaired by InvestChile Managing Director Andrés Rodríguez Rowe.  The Council was created under Law 20,848, which established the […]

Minister Palacios calls on foreign investors to continue to have confidence in Chile

07 June 2021

In the webinar “Chile’s Economic Outlook 2021 and Pro-Investment Measures”, the Minister highlighted the role of foreign companies in Chile’s economic recovery.   Over 500 representatives of companies, chambers of commerce and public institutions from all over the world tuned past Thursday for the webinar “Chile’s Economic Outlook 2021 and Pro-Investment Measures”, which was organized […]

InvestChile highlights the success of its digital strategy in its 2020 Public Report

01 June 2021

The pandemic has not stopped InvestChile, which last year carried out 90% of its work remotely and succeeded in improving the performance of its portfolio by 25.2%.   InvestChile, the Chilean government’s Foreign Investment Promotion Agency, presented a summary of the principal work it carried out last year in its 2020 Public Report. In his […]