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October 2018

InvestChile holds workshop to boost global services industry

17 October 2018

The workshop, attended by representatives of the public and private sectors, placed particular emphasis on factors related to the facilitation of trade in services and on Chile’s advantages and challenges as regards human capital. The well-attended workshop brought together the main players in Chile’s global services industry who discussed the sector’s key challenges together with […]

September 2018

Visit to Canada: InvestChile and Minister Valente close Toronto stock market

05 September 2018

The Economy Minister, the acting director of InvestChile and the director of GPS met with representatives of Canadian companies from different sectors including mining, banking, energy, infrastructure and water services as well as investment and pension funds. The Minister of Economy, Economic Development and Tourism, José Ramón Valente, closed the market this Tuesday at the […]

July 2018

Guatemala’s Economy Minister meets with InvestChile director

27 July 2018

At the meeting, the authorities showed interest in learning about InvestChile’s mission and functions as the state foreign investment promotion agency. This morning, the acting director of InvestChile, Ian Frederick, met with Guatemala’s Economy Minister, Acisclo Valladares, and its Vice-Minister of Foreign Relations, Jairo David Estrada, during their official visit to Chile. At the meeting, […]

InvestChile director meets with representatives of China Three Gorges energy giant

06 July 2018

CTG is the world’s largest hydroelectric operator and one of its largest energy companies. It entered the Chilean market in May 2018 through the acquisition of Atiaia Energía, which forms part of Brazil’s Cornélio Brennan Group. China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) is the world’s largest hydroelectric operator and one of its largest energy companies. It […]

May 2018

InvestChile participates in world’s largest nutraceuticals trade fair

24 May 2018

The Vitafoods Europe fair, which took place in Geneva, Switzerland, on May 15-17, congregated the key players in the natural and functional ingredients sector. Functional foods or nutraceuticals are a trend internationally and Chile has emerged as a privileged destination for investments in the industry. With 20,000 visitors from 115 countries and over 1,000 exhibitors, […]

April 2018

Public Report: In 2017 InvestChile attracted projects equivalent to US$7,700 million and over 10,000 jobs

27 April 2018

InvestChile’s Acting Director, Ian Frederick, highlighted that each dollar invested in the agency, it contributed US$110 to the country in foreign investment. InvestChile’s acting director, Ian Frederick, indicated that in 2017 the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency  attracted 199 projects by international companies to its portfolio, equivalent to US$7,700 million and over 10,000 jobs. Thirty-one of […]

Minister Valente announces new foreign investment attraction strategy

27 April 2018

The Economy Minister highlighted multi-sector promotion and support for the acquisition of companies as part of the work of InvestChile which, as of end-2017, had a portfolio of 199 projects, equivalent to US$7,700 million and over  10,000 jobs. “We want to change the direction of the foreign investment attraction strategy implemented by InvestChile,” indicated the […]

With an investment of US$8 million, Gualapack inaugurates first plant in Chile

19 April 2018

The Italian company, a world leader in packaging solutions, also has three other production plants in the region, in Mexico, Costa Rica and Brazil. In recent years, the sophistication of Chile’s food industry has increased enormously. The country is now one of the world’s 15 largest agricultural exporters and has positioned over 50 products in […]

Wipro holds first IT Leaders Meeting in Santiago

13 April 2018

The acting director of InvestChile, Ian Frederick, spoke at the meeting, highlighting the arrival to Chile of very sophisticated investments. In line with its commitment to fostering the adoption of the latest technologies geared to the development of the digital transformation, Wipro, a global leader in information technologies and consulting and business processing services, held […]

Technology companies from Baltic States seek investment opportunities in Chile

11 April 2018

An exploratory mission of 14 information technology companies from the Baltic States visited Chile between April 8 and 10 to learn about the business opportunities it offers. Its activities, organized by Eurocámaras de Chile, EU-LAC and ELANBiz, included a series of meetings and a seminar with presentations by representatives of government institutions, including InvestChile, and members of the […]