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August 2016

InvestChile director meets with overseas chambers of commerce

05 August 2016

Carlos Álvarez briefed AmCham, Camacoes and BritCham on the institution’s plans The director of InvestChile, Carlos Álvarez, met this week with representatives of the US, Spanish and British chambers of commerce. The aim of each meeting was to draw attention to the agency’s main plans as well as to learn about the concerns of some of the countries […]

July 2016

InvestChile conducts investment promotion tour in California

27 July 2016

Executives from InvestChile’s Investment Attraction area held meetings with eight companies from the agribusiness sector in six US cities. InvestChile has conducted a four-day tour of California, United States with the main objective of promoting investment opportunities in Chile’s food industry and to visit the head offices of companies already established in the country. Agency […]

Río de Janeiro businessmen seek investment opportunities in Chile

27 July 2016

Chile and Brazil have an Investment Cooperation and Facilitation Agreement that seeks to strengthen economic and trade relations between both countries. Business opportunities between Chile and Brazil were the central topic of the seminar organized in Río de Janeiro by the Chilean government and Sistema FIRJAN, an association that represents all the industries of Río de Janeiro […]

InvestChile presents opportunities at Chinese machinery and electronic products fair

26 July 2016

The fair, which has a delegation of 130 people from China, among them authorities, company and business association representatives, was inaugurated yesterday and seeks to strengthen product marketing. The foreign investment promotion agency, InvestChile, gave a presentation on business opportunities in Chile to potential investors from Sichuan Province in the framework of the third Exhibition of […]

Minister Céspedes esteemed high technology development in Chile

22 July 2016

The development of innovative products and the promotion of the technology industry were the main topics of a meeting between the Minister of Economy, Economic Development and Tourism, Luis Felipe Céspedes, the director of InvestChile, Carlos Álvarez, and representatives of Synopsys Inc., a leading US developer of specialist software for the design of complex integrated […]

InvestChile director meets with JETRO official representative

15 July 2016

The director of InvestChile, Carlos Álvarez Voullième, met with Yasuhiro Nakayama, the representative in Chile of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), an institution which seeks to tighten bilateral trade relations. During the meeting, the authorities discussed the opportunities that Chile offers in the main economic sectors and agreed to work together in future activities […]

Minister Céspedes and the director of InvestChile meet with German businesspeople

12 July 2016

The Minister of Economy, Economic Development and Tourism, Luis Felipe Céspedes, emphasized the importance of Chile as an investment destination at a meeting with a delegation of German businesspeople this morning. Company executives from sectors such as Energy and Mining, who are accompanying the German president Joachim Gauck on his official visit to Chile, also had the opportunity […]

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 […]