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October 2017

OECD survey of investment promotion agencies around the world

17 October 2017

According to the study’s preliminary results, key trends include the opening of overseas offices and prioritization by sector. More specialized investment agencies, an active presence in relevant markets and a focus on strategic sectors: these are some of the trends identified in a new study of investment attraction by the OECD and the Inter-American Development […]

Chile celebrates its first InvestChile outpost abroad, opening U.S. office to promote foreign investment

07 October 2017

Chilean government officials were joined by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and more than 200 guests representing a variety of business sectors yesterday to celebrate the opening of InvestChile in San Francisco, the foreign investment promotion agency’s first overseas office. InvestChile in San Francisco is the first of three global outposts announced by the Latin […]

Major Japanese company inaugurates Latin America’s largest remanufacturing plant in Chile

04 October 2017

“This will be the largest and most technologically advanced plant in Latin America. It will also be Komatsu’s mother plant internationally for the repair of electric power components.” Darko Louit, VPE, Komatsu Cummins Chile. Japan’s Komatsu has opened a plant in Santiago, Chile, for the remanufacturing of electrical and mechanical equipment. The plant, which represented […]

September 2017

The time of Chinese investment

22 September 2017

The time of Chinese investment Over the years, Chile and China have built up solid relations of friendship and trust. In 1970, our country became the first in South America to establish diplomatic relations with China and, since then, cultural exchange and trade between the two countries have grown together with their economic and social […]

InvestChile website receives important international recognition

14 September 2017

In the 2017 WebAwards, InvestChile has been recognized for “outstanding achievement in web development”, receiving the Government Standard of Excellence Award. Its website,, was launched on 4 April 2017 during the fourth International Investment Forum and has gone on to receive over 37,000 visits. Its development was led by InvestChile’s Communications and Marketing Division, together with […]

Chile has the ingredients of the new agricultural economy

12 September 2017

With a privileged supply of functional ingredients and natural additives, the country has the ideal conditions to develop an export industry with foreign capital   The quality of Chile’s agricultural exports is widely known. The main ambassadors of exports from the country’s countryside are bottled wine, fresh fruit, dry fruit and cherries. However, agricultural development […]

Chile launches call for Business Innovation and R&D in Food

06 September 2017

The call for Business Innovation and R&D in Food by Chile’s Economic Development Agency (CORFO) and Transforma Alimentos (“Transform Food”) is open until Wednesday 4 October 2017 at 12:00 hours. The initiative is supported by the Strategic Investment Fund and seeks to mitigate gaps in relation to the development of technological innovations and the strengthening […]

InvestChile and Mining Ministry hold mining investment seminar in Hong Kong

04 September 2017

The seminar Opportunities and Mining Investment was inaugurated in the presence of Chile’s minister of mining, Aurora Williams, in Hong Kong. The event, held as part of the third ChileWeek in China, was attended by companies providing technology and services to the sector from China, Russia, Australia and the rest of Asia. “The past, present […]

August 2017

InvestChile workshops in ChileWeek attract more than 150 representatives of Chinese companies

31 August 2017

The Chilean government provided information about investment opportunities in infrastructure, renewable energy, public transport and global services in the third version of the promotion event in China. Beijing was the venue chosen to launch ChileWeek 2017, the third version of the event to promote Chile in China, which aims to continue to deepen social, economic […]

ChileWeek: InvestChile announces opening of China office

30 August 2017

“It is key for the development of Chile to increase efforts to deepen the excellent relationship with our main trade partner. Having a specialized presence to attract investments from China will allow us to strengthen our matrix of investing companies,” said the director of InvestChile, Carlos Álvarez. The “Chile-China: Belt & Road” seminar attracted a […]