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January 2021

InvestChile talks with Ibero-American authorities about the impact of public-private collaboration on economic recovery from the pandemic

27 January 2021

The guests included Xiana Margarida Méndez, Spain’s Secretary of State for Trade, Flavia Santoro, president of ProColombia, and María Peña, CEO of ICEX, Spain’s export and investment promotion agency. On Monday, the director of InvestChile, Andrés Rodríguez, participated in “The Key to Development in Ibero-America: PPC” a conference about the importance of public-private collaboration in […]

InvestChile portfolio of projects grows by 23% in 2020 to over US$21,000 million

25 January 2021

Despite the pandemic, the projects of overseas companies supported by the Agency increased by 20%, reaching a total of 495 initiatives at different stages of development. In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic that is affecting the world and has had a negative impact on the global economy and investment, the portfolio of projects supported […]

InvestChile participates in online round table with members of AmCham

22 January 2021

During the event, representatives of the US companies discussed the challenges for the development of their businesses in Chile. InvestChile, the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency, met with more than twenty representatives of US companies that are members of the Chilean-North American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in order to learn about challenges they face for the […]

InvestChile participates in online workshop on attraction of investment in Biobío Region

18 January 2021

The workshop was held to collaborate with the Region’s teams in generating capabilities for attracting investment in the area. InvestChile, the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency, participated in an online workshop with key actors from the Biobío Region to inform them about its work and talk about the opportunities that foreign investment can represent for the […]

Economy Ministry and InvestChile head seminar on foreign investment in Chile

15 January 2021

The event highlighted the key role that technology will play, with Microsoft, Google and Oracle implementing projects worth US$4,500 million during the next five years. President Sebastián Piñera; former President Ricardo Lagos; the Minister of Economy, Economic Development and Tourism, Lucas Palacios; the Minister of Transport and Telecommunications, Gloria Hutt; the Minister of Public Works, […]

December 2020

Minister Palacios chairs meeting of Committee of Ministers for the Promotion and Attraction of Foreign Investment

23 December 2020

The Minister of Economy, Economic Development and Tourism, Lucas Palacios, chaired a meeting of the Committee of Ministers for the Promotion and Attraction of Foreign Investment. During the meeting, the recently appointed director of InvestChile, Andrés Rodríguez, reviewed the Agency’s main activities in 2020 and presented an analysis of the evolution of foreign investment in […]

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 […]