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September 2016

Director de InvestChile meets with Latin American Chambers of Commerce

15 September 2016

The Director of InvestChile, Carlos Álvarez, met with representatives of the bilateral Chambers of Commerce of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Panama. During the meeting, the participants discussed the new services offered by the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency, business opportunities in key sectors of the Chilean economy and options for collaboration in future activities in both […]

ICSID rules in favor of State of Chile in Clarín case

14 September 2016

The ruling, which determined that Chile does not have to compensate Víctor Pey and the President Salvador Allende Foundation, marks the end of 19 years of judicial differences. The World Bank’s Washington-based International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) issued a definitive ruling in the so-called “Clarín case” yesterday, determining that the State of […]

Director of InvestChile meets with US Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets

09 September 2016

The meeting took place during the recent “Trade Winds-Latin America” mission which brought executives and businesspeople from over 100 US companies to Chile. InvestChile Director Carlos Álvarez met with US Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets, Arun Kumar, during the visit to Chile of the “Trade Winds-Latin America” mission in which executives and businesspeople […]

Chile Week in China concludes with strong private sector participation

06 September 2016

A delegation of over 200 people and business associations, some 70 activities, over 1,000 business meetings, 15 seminars and eight lunches with investors are among the results of Chile Week China 2016. The second version of Chile Week in China culminated with a series of sector-specific lunches focusing on investment promotion. InvestChile organized meetings in the […]

August 2016

InvestChile presents business opportunities to potential Japanese investors

30 August 2016

During a visit to Japan, Economy Minister Luis Felipe Céspedes gave a keynote speech at the Jetro business forum in Tokyo. He also held different meetings with Japanese businesspeople and scientists at which he was accompanied by the director of InvestChile, Carlos Álvarez, and leaders of SOFOFA. In order to build closer ties with sectors […]

Chile Week in China starts with investment promotion

30 August 2016

The second version of Chile Week China, which is taking place in China between August 28 and September 2, began with a range of activities led by the promotion of Chilean food products. The 200-strong Chilean delegation of businesspeople, representatives of business associations and government authorities is led by former President Eduardo. “After 46 years […]

InvestChile presents Regional Plan at XI Business Meeting of the South in Valdivia

26 August 2016

The activity, organized by Codeproval and ProChile, took place on August 25 and 26 with speakers who included leading representatives of the public and private sectors. The first session of the XI Business Meeting of the South, organized in the city of Valdivia by the Development Corporation of the Los Ríos Region (Codeproval) and ProChile, […]

Over 80 companies to participate in ChileWeek China 2016

10 August 2016

The second version of ChileWeek in China – which will take place this year in the cities of Guangzhou and Beijing between August 28 and September 2 – will comprise more than 40 different activities to promote products, services and investment and will be attended by a delegation of some 80 companies from the food […]

Government announces 27 opportunities for investment in tourism on state land

09 August 2016

The Economy Minister explained that the initiative seeks to diversify tourism infrastructure in Chile and to boost the growth of the nine regions where the opportunities are located. • Local and foreign investors can obtain information about the state land for tourism projects by visiting In a bid to foster the development of tourism […]

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 […]