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December 2018

Foreign investment in Chile up by 25% to October, with important reinvestment of profits

14 December 2018

According to the Central Bank, US$7,834 million entered the country in the first ten months. The Economy Minister and InvestChile underscored the recovery of foreign investment. A total of US$7,834 million entered the country in the form of foreign investment during the first ten months, according to provisional figures released by the Central Bank. This […]

November 2018

Fourth Industrial Revolution and investments in technology prominent on InvestChile agenda in United States

29 November 2018

On his first visit to the United States as director of InvestChile, Cristián Rodríguez is holding a series of meetings with key companies and players. His activities include a meeting with the new chief economist of the World Bank and meetings with representatives of Amazon, Google, Airbnb, PayPal and Alibaba. In New York and Washington, […]

InvestChile and CIPA seek to boost Chinese investment in Chile

12 November 2018

A workshop held in Shanghai by the two agencies reviewed and sought to deepen their principal areas of collaboration on investment promotion. “We want to learn more about CIPA’s work, how it carries out its work in the regions of China and, above all, its work in promoting investment,” said Cristián Rodríguez, director of InvestChile, […]

InvestChile signs agreement with Invest Shanghai to promote Chinese investment in Chile

09 November 2018

The two agencies signed the agreement in China, with a view to cooperating on investment issues. In a bid to facilitate investment in Chile by Chinese companies, the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency, InvestChile, has signed an agreement with Invest Shanghai, the institution responsible for promoting both investment and the export of capital from the Chinese […]

Economy Minister and InvestChile in investment roadshow in Europe

05 November 2018

Led by Minister José Ramón Valente, the visit included France, Spain, Switzerland and Sweden. The Minister of Economy, Economic Development and Tourism, José Ramón Valente, has completed a five-day visit to Paris, Madrid and Geneva during which he met with around a hundred business people and associations in a bid to attract investment in Chile. […]

October 2018

Cristián Rodríguez Chiffelle takes up position as new director of InvestChile

31 October 2018

In the context of ChileWeek in Beijing, the lawyer Cristián Rodríguez Chiffelle took up his new position as director of the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency, InvestChile. Rodríguez, who was selected through the Civil Service Board system and whose appointment was confirmed by President Sebastián Piñera, studied law at the University of Concepción and holds a […]

Public Works Ministry and InvestChile promote concessions projects worth US$14,600 million in Asia

31 October 2018

Minister Juan Andrés Fontaine and the Director General of Concessions, Hugo Vera, met with Japanese companies in Tokyo during a tour organized by InvestChile that will continue in Singapore and China. In a series of activities in Asia, Minister Juan Andrés Fontaine is promoting the Public Works Ministry’s new portfolio of concessions projects. Including highways, […]

Countdown to Chile Week China 2018

22 October 2018

The week of events to promote Chile will take place between November 1 and 6 and will include activities in Beijing and Shanghai. The delegation will be led by the Minister of Foreign Relations and will include the director of InvestChile and other authorities. On Monday, the Minister of Foreign Relations, Roberto Ampuero, the director […]

InvestChile holds workshop to boost global services industry

17 October 2018

The workshop, attended by representatives of the public and private sectors, placed particular emphasis on factors related to the facilitation of trade in services and on Chile’s advantages and challenges as regards human capital. The well-attended workshop brought together the main players in Chile’s global services industry who discussed the sector’s key challenges together with […]