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June 2016

President Bachelet appoints new Director of InvestChile

20 June 2016

The Ministry of Economy, Economic Development and Tourism has announced that Her Excellency President Michelle Bachelet has appointed  Carlos Álvarez Voullième as Director of the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency. Álvarez was one of the names put forward for the post by the Civil Service through its Selection Board System. He was previously President of the Council of the […]

InvestChile presents business opportunities to potential Chinese investors

09 June 2016

The meeting, organized by SOFOFA, was attended by the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency’s head of Investment Attraction. A delegation of over 20 businesspeople and authorities from China’s Hunan Province met this morning at the offices of Chile’s Manufacturers’ Association (SOFOFA). The meeting was attended by Pedro Reus, SOFOFA’s international manager, and addressed by Long Yin, […]

President Bachelet heads international launch of InvestChile

01 June 2016

“This visit represents an opportunity to strengthen our collaboration and I would like to invite all companies to invest in Chile. We have prosperous opportunities in sectors that, just to mention a few, include mining, energy, infrastructure, tourism and the food industry,” said President Bachelet in Paris. President Michelle Bachelet headed the official international launch […]

May 2016

Government presents InvestChile, its new foreign investment promotion agency

24 May 2016

President Bachelet received from the Economy Minister the foreign investment promotion and attraction strategy to be implemented by the new agency which will play an active role in seeking overseas capital, giving priority to the development of strategic sectors. This morning, the Minister of Economy, Economic Development and Tourism, Luis Felipe Céspedes, presented InvestChile, the country’s new foreign […]

Foreign Investment Promotion Agency presents investment opportunities during European tour

19 May 2016

The Agency’s director, Vicente Mira, traveled to Denmark, Sweden and the United Kingdom, joining President Bachelet’s state visit to Stockholm and taking part in Chile Day in London. In the framework of President Michelle Bachelet’s state visit to Sweden and the Chile Day event in the United Kingdom, the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (APIE) carried out a […]

South Korean Foreign Investment Ombudsman describes his country’s FDI promotion experience

04 May 2016

At a meeting organized by the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and attended by South Korea’s ambassador to Chile, Yu Ji-Eun, and the IDB’s representative in Chile, Koldo Echebarría, South Korea’s Ombudsman for Foreign Investment, Doctor Jeffrey Kim, talked about his country’s experience in promoting foreign direct investment (FDI). Kim spoke […]

Head of London’s Financial District meets Economy Minister during visit to Chile

02 May 2016

The Lord Mayor of London, Jeffrey Mountevans, led a business delegation that visited Chile between April 27 and 30 in a bid to tighten ties between the United Kingdom and Chile. During his visit, the Lord Mayor, whose post positions him as the UK’s ambassador for financial services, met with Chile’s Economy Minister, Luis Felipe […]

April 2016

Committee of Ministers proposes new investment attraction strategy for Chile

27 April 2016

The meeting was chaired by Economy Minister Luis Felipe Céspedes and its conclusions will be presented to President Bachelet. At a meeting this afternoon, chaired by the Minister for Economy, Economic Development and Tourism, Luis Felipe Céspedes, and attended by the undersecretaries and representatives of another six ministries, the Committee of Ministers drew up a […]

Chile-Argentina Business Meeting attended by over 100 companies in Antofagasta

13 April 2016

The Foreign Investment Promotion Agency offered a presentation about Chile’s business climate and practical aspects of how to invest there. Over 100 companies participated in the Business Meeting of Northern Chile and Northwestern Argentina, an event focusing on the food industry, tourism and mining services that took place in the city of Antofagasta. The aim […]

Japanese businesspeople seek opportunities in Chile

11 April 2016

The meeting, organized by Chile’s Mining Ministry, took place in the framework of a Memorandum of Understanding signed in 2014 and sought to strengthen Chilean-Japanese cooperation on mining.  As part of its international activities, Chile’s Mining Ministry held its First Public-Private Meeting with Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Japan Oil, Gas and […]