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January 2017

Amazon Web Services inaugurates its offices in Chile

27 January 2017

In this way, the company is expanding its operations in Chile as a supplier of cloud computing services. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has opened its first offices in Chile. The inauguration ceremony was attended by the Minister of Economy, Economic Development and Tourism, Luis Felipe Céspedes, the United States Ambassador to Chile, Carol Z. Perez, and the director […]

December 2016

Minister Céspedes heads second meeting of Committee of Ministers for the Promotion and Attraction of Foreign Investment

26 December 2016

The Committee discussed the strategy that InvestChile will implement in 2017. The second meeting of the Committee of Ministers for the Promotion and Attraction of Foreign Investment took place this morning. It was chaired by the Minister of Economy, Economic Development and Tourism, Luis Felipe Céspedes, and attended by the Ministers of Energy, Andrés Rebolledo, and Agriculture, Carlos Furche, and the Undersecretaries of Finance, Alejandro Micco; Foreign […]

InvestChile launches strategy to raise exports of Global Services to US$5,000 million by 2020

15 December 2016

The opening of offices overseas, business missions and a series of measures as regards the formation of human capital and data protection were announced yesterday by the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency, the Ministries of Economy and Finance and the government’s Economic Development Agency (CORFO). A new strategy to promote investment in Global Services, led by […]

Equifax inaugurates expansion of Santiago Development Center

15 December 2016

The expansion will allow the Center to accommodate 50 new engineers in addition to the 115 who already work there. The success of the work carried out by 115 engineers at the Development Center which Equifax has in Santiago persuaded the US-based company to expand the Center to accommodate a further 50 professionals so as to continue […]

November 2016

InvestChile activities in Toronto and Vancouver culminate with the participation of over 70 Canadian companies

28 November 2016

Together with the office of ProChile and the Chilean consulate in Vancouver, InvestChile organized meetings and seminars, focusing on the mining suppliers sector, in which representatives of Chilean companies also participated.  In order to promote the opportunities Chile offers in the mining services, technologies and equipment sector, InvestChile organized a series of activities in Toronto […]

In Concepción, InvestChile draws attention to best labor practices of overseas companies

18 November 2016

Carlos Álvarez, director of the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (InvestChile), accompanied by local authorities, highlighted the contribution that multinational companies make as regards inclusion and gender equality. InvestChile’s Director with the Undersecretary of the Ministry for Women and Gender Equality; the Director of SernamEG in the Biobío Region; the President of Desarrolla Biobío; representatives of […]

Tour to Australia to promote investment opportunities in mining in Chile

16 November 2016

Undersecretary of Mining Ignacio Moreno is heading a visit to Australia, organized by the Foreign Investment Committee. With an intense program of activities in Australia, the Foreign Investment Committee (CIEChile) is promoting investment opportunities in Chile’s mining sector. The activities include seminars and meetings in the cities of  Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney which will take […]

InvestChile highlights foreign investment’s contribution to gender equality in Chile

11 November 2016

The director of the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (InvestChile), together with government authorities for the Los Ríos Region, drew attention to the contribution made by multinational companies. In a meeting in the city of Valdivia, the director of InvestChile, Carlos Álvarez, spoke about the work undertaken together with local bodies to promote foreign investment in […]

Meetings with over 60 US companies mark culmination of InvestChile’s participation in Chile Week

01 November 2016

A packed program of activities in Washington and New York included one-on-one meetings, sector-specific lunches and a business seminar.  The first Chile Week event in the United States had positive results. The initiative, designed to promote Chilean products and the investment opportunities the country offers US businesspeople, culminated in New York after a week of […]

October 2016

Chile to showcase its best products and services in the United States

11 October 2016

Miami, New York and Philadelphia are the cities where Chile will be presenting the opportunities it offers for trade and investment. A delegation of over 150 people representing 67 companies, eight business associations, six government services and two NGOs will participate in the first version of Chile Week United States, which will take place in […]