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December 2020

President appoints new director of InvestChile

09 December 2020

The economist and business administrator Andrés Rodríguez Rowe was appointed through the Civil Service System. President Sebastián Piñera has appointed the economist and business administrator Andrés Rodríguez Rowe as the new director of the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (InvestChile). The appointment was made through the Civil Service System. Rodríguez studied economics and business administration at […]

November 2020

The post-pandemic economy, innovation and digital talent take center stage at InvestChile’s first e-seminar

26 November 2020

The event “Chile: Re-boost to Investment and New Business Opportunities” focused on debate about the challenges facing the global and local economy in the context of economic reactivation; it also included the announcement of investments by overseas companies. The role of sustainability in Chile’s new constitution, the need to convert to working digitally, the challenges […]

Government intensifies meetings with investors to promote green hydrogen

13 November 2020

The Energy Ministry has held meetings with companies from the main world powers and anticipates over US$20,000 million in investment in Chile. Whilst drawing up the country’s strategy for the development of a green hydrogen industry, the government is also engaged in an important global effort to build a network of collaboration around the so-called […]

October 2020

Foreign investment in Chile up by 11% in first eight months of the year

08 October 2020

Through to August, the inflow reached US$10,161 million, according to figures released by the Central Bank.   In the first eight months of this year, Chile received US$10,161 million in foreign direct investment (FDI), according to preliminary figures published by the Central Bank of Chile. This represented an increase of 11% on the same period in […]

Biobío Regional Government and InvestChile sign agreement to attract foreign investment to the region

06 October 2020

The agreement aims to draw attention to the Biobío Region’s attributes and the business opportunities for overseas companies.     On Tuesday, the acting director of InvestChile, Juan Araya and the regional governor of the Biobío Region, Sergio Giacaman, signed a collaboration agreement under which the two institutions will work together to position, promote and […]

Energy Ministry and InvestChile present opportunities in green hydrogen to Chinese companies

01 October 2020

In a new #InvestChileTalks webinar, Energy Minister Juan Carlos Jobet talked about Chile’s energy transition and its National Hydrogen Strategy.  InvestChile, the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency, organized the webinar “Chile: Energy Transition and Green Hydrogen” in which the main speaker was Energy Minister Juan Carlos Jobet, who spoke about public policy in the sector as […]

September 2020

GPS Office and InvestChile offer companies tips on effective investment project permitting

21 September 2020

Over 200 executives of overseas companies participated in a new webinar in the #InvestChileTalks series of events.   More than 200 representatives of overseas companies connected to a webinar on “How to obtain permits effectively for an investment project in Chile”, which formed part of the #InvestChileTalks cycle of events. The webinar featured presentations by […]

InvestChile reactivates promotion of investment opportunities for Chinese companies

14 September 2020

The agency met with over 20 Chinese companies in a webinar in which it reported that, in 2019, its portfolio of Chinese projects – at different stages of development – increased by 167% to US$4,850 million.   Investment opportunities in different sectors, the economic outlook for Chile after the pandemic and details of the government’s […]

34 overseas companies participate in InvestChile sustainability evaluation program

10 September 2020

The “Measure what Matters” initiative, implemented together with Sistema B, evaluated overseas companies that form of InvestChile’s portfolio on their management of social, environmental and economic impact. They performed ahead of the international average for assessments of this type.    A total of 34 overseas companies with operations in Chile participated in the “Measure what […]

Foreign investment in Chile grows by 14% in first seven months of the year

08 September 2020

Through to July, the inflow reached US$9,972 million, according to figures published by the Central Bank this morning.    In the first seven months of this year, Chile received US$9,972 million in foreign direct investment (FDI), according to preliminary figures released this morning by the Central Bank of Chile. This represented an increase of 14% […]