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December 2017

European business people express confidence in Chile as an investment destination

06 December 2017

Taking advantage of the opening of InvestChile’s European office in Frankfurt, Economy Minister  Jorge Rodríguez and InvestChile director, Carlos Álvarez, held a series of meetings with companies seeking opportunities in Chile. At the end of last week, while in Europe for the opening of InvestChile’s first office there, Economy Minister Jorge Rodríguez and the director […]

November 2017

Economy Minister opens InvestChile’s office for Europe in Frankfurt

30 November 2017

The first European office of Chile’s Investment Promotion Agency (InvestChile) was opened today in Frankfurt, Germany, by Economy Minister Jorge Rodríguez. Speaking to over 100 businesspeople from different EU countries and local figures, Minister Rodríguez pointed out that “Chile has moved from a passive policy of merely receiving foreign investment to a proactive strategy of […]

Dutch animal genetics company invests over US$8 million in new center in Chile

28 November 2017

The CEO of Hendrix Genetics, Antoon van den Berg, and the general manager of Hendrix Genetics Chile, Rodrigo Torrijo, inaugurated a new salmon breeding center in Catripulli in the Curarrehue municipal district of the Araucanía Region. The inauguration was attended by local authorities, business leaders and representatives of salmon farming companies. The new CMG Catripulli plant has 184 […]

Authorities see positive results from first Los Ríos Investment Forum

08 November 2017

The next step will be to build on the strengths of local businesspeople and bring the opportunities that exist in the Region to the attention of foreign investors.   Businesspeople and agricultural producers from the Los Ríos Region met at the first Los Ríos International Investment Forum, which was organized by the Regional Development Corporation […]

Elimination of roaming and protection of investments: Chile and Argentina sign important bilateral trade agreement today

02 November 2017

One month after the conclusion of the negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement between Chile and Argentina, and after the legal revision of the text, on Thursday Foreign Ministers, Heraldo Muñoz, and Jorge Marcelo Faurie, respectively, will sign the treaty in the trans-Andean capital. This afternoon the agreement will be signed in the Golden […]

October 2017

Director of InvestChile and attaché in Asia meet with large Japanese companies

23 October 2017

The public-private delegation led by former President Eduardo Frei met with companies that included Mitsubishi, Mitsui and JX Minerals. Tokyo’s financial district, in the Marunouchi neighborhood between the city’s train station and the Imperial Palace, is a mixture of traditional and ultra-modern architecture. It is home to Japan’s leading banks and the headquarters of its […]

InvestChile signs cooperation agreement with Japanese foreign investment promotion agency

19 October 2017

The agreement will permit the exchange of information useful for the decision-making of Japanese companies seeking to establish operations in Chile. In the context of the opening of Chile’s first Investment Promotion Office in Asia and celebration of the 120th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Chile and Japan, the director of InvestChile, Carlos Álvarez, and […]

Official visit to Japan includes celebration of 120 years of diplomatic relations and opening of Investment Promotion Office

19 October 2017

Japanese companies and authorities drew attention to Chile’s openness, reliability and economic and political stability. Some 300 potential investors and businesspeople gathered on Tuesday in Japan’s Conrad Tokyo Hotel for the Chile Business Seminar. The event, organized jointly by JETRO, ProChile, DIRECON and InvestChile, was chaired by Chile’s ambassador for Asia-Pacific, former President Eduardo Frei, […]

InvestChile inaugurates first Investment Promotion Office in Asia

18 October 2017

The announcement was made as part of the official visit to celebrate the 120th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Chile and Japan. Tokyo, October 18 – Chile marked a new milestone in the attraction of Asian investment yesterday when InvestChile opened its first office in the region. From the office in Tokyo, Japan, the agency […]

OECD survey of investment promotion agencies around the world

17 October 2017

According to the study’s preliminary results, key trends include the opening of overseas offices and prioritization by sector. More specialized investment agencies, an active presence in relevant markets and a focus on strategic sectors: these are some of the trends identified in a new study of investment attraction by the OECD and the Inter-American Development […]