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March 2017

Chile calls to develop lithium added-value projects in the country

30 March 2017

The Chilean Economic Development Agency, Corfo, and the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency, InvestChile, announced the opening of the first call for national and foreign companies, to show their interest in investing in Chile and to develop capacities to produce lithium added-value products. Chile, the country with the world’s largest lithium carbonate reserves and with the […]

Chile participates in the most important event in the United States for the services sector

13 March 2017

InvestChile’s participation in the event in Orlando, Florida, forms part of its global services promotion strategy. Last week, InvestChile participated in the 21st Shared Services & Outsourcing Week in Orlando, Florida. This key sector event attracts the principal US players in the field and the most important companies related to it. This year, it was attended by over 900 senior […]

President Bachelet signs bill to regulate protection of personal data

13 March 2017

The bill establishes that personal data can only be used with the individual’s consent or for purposes expressly indicated by law. It would also create a Personal Data Protection Agency to which individuals would be able to appeal if they consider their rights have been infringed.   This morning, President Michelle Bachelet signed a bill to […]

Government signs collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services to promote technological development in Chile

02 March 2017

The agreement seeks to promote cooperation on innovation through educational and training programs, support for the development of cloud-based businesses – especially start-ups and service exporters – and collaboration in the modernization of government.       The Chilean government signed a collaboration agreement today with US-based Amazon to promote cooperation on innovation through educational and training […]

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 […]