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Coronavirus Report - September 21, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 21, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 21, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - September 20, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 20, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 20, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - September 19, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 19, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 19, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - September 18, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 18, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 18, 2020

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InvestChile reactivates promotion of investment opportunities for Chinese companies

Investment
September 17, 2020
InvestChile reactivates promotion of investment opportunities for Chinese companies

The agency met with over 20 Chinese companies in a webinar in which it reported that, in 2019, its portfolio of Chinese projects – at different stages of development – increased by 167% to US$4,850 million.

Coronavirus Report - September 17, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 17, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 17, 2020

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Health Ministry announces that 5 municipalities will move on to the Transition Step and 6 will enter Quarantine

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September 17, 2020
Health Ministry announces that 5 municipalities will move on to the Transition Step and 6 will enter Quarantine

The restrictions will come into force before the weekend, to avoid a further increase of new cases in the most critical sectors.

34 overseas companies participate in InvestChile sustainability evaluation program

Foreign Trade
September 16, 2020
34 overseas companies participate in InvestChile sustainability evaluation program

The areas in which the companies performed best included worker relations on which they achieved 63%. In addition to a high level of formalization of processes, this reflected benefits and policies to generate favorable working conditions.

Coronavirus Report - September 16, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 16, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 16, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - September 15, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 15, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 15, 2020

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Chile positions its exportable offer in world´s eCommerce

Foreign Trade
September 14, 2020
Chile positions its exportable offer in world´s eCommerce

ProChile has worked in a variety of initiatives to encourage imports and exports through eCommerce, offering its great diversity of goods and services on various platforms worldwide.

Coronavirus Report - September 14, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 14, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 14, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - September 13, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 13, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 13, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - September 12, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 12, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 12, 2020

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Servel announces the health guidelines for a safer National Referendum 2020

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Proceso Constitucional
September 11, 2020
Servel announces the health guidelines for a safer National Referendum 2020

On Thursday, September 10, Chile’s Electoral Service (SERVEL) published in the Official Gazette the health guidelines containing a series of general and mandatory rules and procedures that will apply to everyone who takes part in the National Referendum 2020.

Coronavirus Report - September 11, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 11, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 11, 2020

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COVID-19: 10 Chilean municipalities to enter quarantine

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September 10, 2020
COVID-19: 10 Chilean municipalities to enter quarantine

More than 38% of cases in the Santiago Metropolitan Region are asymptomatic.

CHILE VOTES FOR CHILE

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Proceso Constitucional
September 10, 2020
CHILE VOTES FOR CHILE

Coronavirus Report - September 10, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 10, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 10, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - September 09, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 9, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 09, 2020

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Foreign Affairs Minister Andrés Allamand: “We are going to work with the private sector to ensure that foreign policy contributes to the country’s reactivation”

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Foreign Trade
September 8, 2020
Foreign Affairs Minister Andrés Allamand: “We are going to work with the private sector to ensure that foreign policy contributes to the country’s reactivation”

He also noted that the Foreign Ministry and professional associations are working to open up space for Chile in promising markets such as those of Indonesia and India and to expand free trade agreements like the one in place between Chile and Brazil.

Global Innovation Index 2020: Chile maintains regional leadership in innovation

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September 8, 2020
Global Innovation Index 2020: Chile maintains regional leadership in innovation

The index notes that our country’s strengths lie in its institutions, educational level, factors of competition, market scale, market capitalization, applied tariff rate and business sophistication.

Foreign investment in Chile grows by 14% in first seven months of the year

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September 8, 2020
Foreign investment in Chile grows by 14% in first seven months of the year

Through to July, the inflow reached US$9,972 million, according to figures published by the Central Bank this morning.

Coronavirus Report - September 08, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 8, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 08, 2020

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Chile’s foreign trade reaches US$83.126 billion in 2020

Foreign Trade
September 7, 2020
Chile’s foreign trade reaches US$83.126 billion in 2020

The regions that saw exports grow between January and August compared to the same period in 2019 are: Atacama, Tarapacá, O’Higgins, Maule, Ñuble and Araucanía

Coronavirus Report - September 07, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 7, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 07, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - September 06, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 6, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 06, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - September 05, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 5, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 05, 2020

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Chile presents business opportunities in the circular economy and food packaging to overseas companies

Foreign Trade
September 4, 2020
Chile presents business opportunities in the circular economy and food packaging to overseas companies

The event took the form of a new InvestChile webinar organized together with the Dutch Embassy.

Five municipalities in the Metropolitan Region and two in Valparaíso move to the Preparation Stage

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step by step
September 4, 2020
Five municipalities in the Metropolitan Region and two in Valparaíso move to the Preparation Stage

This stage allows people to go out and engage in physical activity, and restaurants and cafés may serve clients in open spaces such as terraces and sidewalks.

Coronavirus Report - September 04, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 4, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 04, 2020

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President Piñera highlights tax benefits for small and medium-sized enterprises and submits a bill on insolvency and business resumption

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step by step
September 3, 2020
President Piñera highlights tax benefits for small and medium-sized enterprises and submits a bill on insolvency and business resumption

The measures include an income tax reduction, which means that small- and medium-sized enterprises will pay the lowest income tax rate of the last 30 years; VAT refunds on goods and services; instantaneous depreciation extended to 100% of fixed asset purchases; and additional assistance for taxi drivers, the drivers of shared taxis, known as “colectivos”, and freight hauliers.

Coronavirus Report - September 03, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 3, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 03, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - September 02, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 2, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 02, 2020

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The Government lifts COVID restrictions on adults over age 75

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step by step
September 1, 2020
The Government lifts COVID restrictions on adults over age 75

In addition, the municipalities of Los Andes, San Felipe, San José de Maipo, Providencia, Las Condes, Ñuñoa and Vitacura are moving to Step 3 (Preparation).

Coronavirus Report - September 01, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
September 1, 2020
Coronavirus Report - September 01, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 31, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 31, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 31, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 30, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 30, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 30, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 29, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 29, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 29, 2020

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President Piñera leads Prosur meeting to strengthen regional cooperation

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August 28, 2020
President Piñera leads Prosur meeting to strengthen regional cooperation

On Thursday, President Sebastián Piñera led a meeting of leaders of the Forum for the Progress and Development of South America (PROSUR) to continue to strengthen political dialogue and regional cooperation in the face of the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Report - August 28, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 28, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 28, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 27, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 27, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 27, 2020

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Health Ministry announces nine municipalities in the Metropolitan Region will enter the Transition phase and five others will return to Quarantine

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step by step
August 27, 2020
Health Ministry announces nine municipalities in the Metropolitan Region will enter the Transition phase and five others will return to Quarantine

Furthermore, the Health Minister noted that the PAHO/WHO Director singled out Chile for having tailored its approach to contact tracing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Report - August 26, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 26, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 26, 2020

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President Piñera enacts law granting greater powers to SERVEL to conduct a safe referendum

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Official Information
Proceso Constitucional
August 25, 2020
President Piñera enacts law granting greater powers to SERVEL to conduct a safe referendum

The President emphasized that the initiative provides tools so the electoral process can take place while respecting the appropriate health measures in order to prevent the Coronavirus pandemic from spreading.

Coronavirus Report - August 25, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 25, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 25, 2020

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President Piñera announces the creation of the new Río Clarillo and Salar del Huasco National Parks

Tourism
August 25, 2020
President Piñera announces the creation of the new Río Clarillo and Salar del Huasco National Parks

The Río Clarillo National Park will be the first of its kind in the Metropolitan Region. It will consist of over 10,000 hectares of protected land located in the municipality of Pirque. Meanwhile, the Salar del Huasco National Park in Tarapacá will be a flamingo habitat reserve and heritage space.

President Piñera announces US$34 billion public works plan, employment incentives and benefits for SMEs to boost economic recovery

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Logistics and Infrastructure
August 24, 2020
President Piñera announces US$34 billion public works plan, employment incentives and benefits for SMEs to boost economic recovery

The program involves works in the areas of housing, highways, ports and airports, Metro and trains, hydraulic works and rural drinking water. The President also announced a plan of subsidies and incentives to fund up to a million jobs, incentives for private investment and substantial tax benefits for small- and medium-sized companies.

Presidents Piñera and Moreno sign Chile-Ecuador Free Trade Agreement, which will generate significant benefits for micro-, small- and medium-sized businesses

Foreign Trade
August 24, 2020
Presidents Piñera and Moreno sign Chile-Ecuador Free Trade Agreement, which will generate significant benefits for micro-, small- and medium-sized businesses

Ecuador is currently Chile’s fifth largest trading partner in Latin America and its seventh most important export market for non-traditional services. In 2019, trade between the two countries amounted to US$2 billion.

Chile’s Congressional Upper House approves Free Trade Agreement between Chile and Brazil

Foreign Trade
August 24, 2020
Chile’s Congressional Upper House approves Free Trade Agreement between Chile and Brazil

“Strengthening our trade alliances is now more important than ever for stimulating economic recovery. And this agreement is taking us in the right direction by providing a more solid structure for our relationship with Brazil, our foremost trading partner in the region,” said Minister Allamand.

Santiago and Estación Central to move into the transition phase, and children and teenagers are set to receive permits to go outside

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August 24, 2020
Santiago and Estación Central to move into the transition phase, and children and teenagers are set to receive permits to go outside

Meanwhile, the municipality of San Vicente de Tagua-Tagua will become subject to quarantine.

Coronavirus Report - August 24, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 24, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 24, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 23, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 23, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 23, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 22, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 22, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 22, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 21, 2020

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August 21, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 21, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 20, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 20, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 20, 2020

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While seven municipalities are advancing in Chile’s step-by-step plan, six others are going backwards

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step by step
August 19, 2020
While seven municipalities are advancing in Chile’s step-by-step plan, six others are going backwards

Meanwhile the nationwide positive Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) testing rate has fallen to 6.8% in the last 24 hours, the lowest average of the last seven days.

Coronavirus Report - August 19, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 19, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 19, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 18, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 18, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 18, 2020

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President Piñera announces the launch of the tender process for the 5G network in Chile

Logistics and Infrastructure
August 18, 2020
President Piñera announces the launch of the tender process for the 5G network in Chile

The new technology will be 10 times faster and 100 times more powerful than current technology, bringing Chile fully into the digital society. The total amount invested will total US$3 billion over five years.

Coronavirus Report - August 17, 2020

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August 17, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 17, 2020

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“Chile Keeps on Going for You” the international campaign designed to highlight Chile’s commitment to its exports

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Foreign Trade
August 17, 2020
“Chile Keeps on Going for You” the international campaign designed to highlight Chile’s commitment to its exports

In order to tell the world about Chile’s commitment to the supply chain and its role as an exporter of world-class food products, Chile’s Export Promotion Bureau ProChile invited the country’s main associations of food exporters and Fundación Imagen de Chile to join them in developing the first public-private international media and social media campaign.

Coronavirus Report - August 16, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 16, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 16, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 15, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 15, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 15, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 14, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 14, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 14, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 13, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 13, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 13, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 12, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 12, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 12, 2020

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Gradual “Paso a Paso” (step-by-step) strategy

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Official Information
August 11, 2020
Gradual “Paso a Paso” (step-by-step) strategy

Steps forward (or back) will be gradual and determined based on ongoing monitoring of health criteria. Take a look at what each phase of this plan entails.

Coronavirus Report - August 11, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 11, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 11, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 10, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 10, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 10, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 09, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 9, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 09, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 08, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 8, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 08, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 07, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 7, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 07, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 06, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 6, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 06, 2020

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Labor Ministry publishes “Paso a Paso Laboral” (step by step in the workplace): a roadmap focused on workers and employers

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Official Information
August 5, 2020
Labor Ministry publishes “Paso a Paso Laboral” (step by step in the workplace): a roadmap focused on workers and employers

The document contains important information that everyone in the workforce should know about making workplaces safe and continuously safeguarding the lives and health and safety of workers.

Canada, Chile and New Zealand sign new global agreement on trade and gender

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Foreign Trade
August 5, 2020
Canada, Chile and New Zealand sign new global agreement on trade and gender

The agreement will promote gender and trade policies that are mutually reinforcing, and will open up new opportunities to increase women's participation in trade, as part of other efforts to improve gender equality and women's economic empowerment.

Minister Walker announces the gradual reopening of Chile’s national parks

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Tourism
August 5, 2020
Minister Walker announces the gradual reopening of Chile’s national parks

The announcement comes as part of the Government’s Paso a Paso (Step-by-step) plan and will be in effect until the end of November, depending on the situation in each region of the country. Group activities limited to a maximum of 15 people, short safety presentations, and payment by credit card are some of the measures that will go into effect tomorrow as the Alerce Costero National Park in the Los Ríos Region reopens.

Coronavirus Report - August 05, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 5, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 05, 2020

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Chile initiates clinical study for COVID-19 vaccine

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Reportes Oficiales
August 4, 2020
Chile initiates clinical study for COVID-19 vaccine

The Government has decided to support the clinical trial headed by Universidad Católica and Sinovac, with a state contribution of 2.6 billion Chilean pesos (around US$3.4 million).

Coronavirus Report - August 04, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 4, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 04, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 03, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 3, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 03, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 02, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 2, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 02, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - August 01, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
August 1, 2020
Coronavirus Report - August 01, 2020

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President Piñera announces a reactivation plan to help recover 1.8 million lost jobs: “The difference between a dream and a mission lies in willpower, courage and commitment”

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Official Information
August 1, 2020
President Piñera announces a reactivation plan to help recover 1.8 million lost jobs: “The difference between a dream and a mission lies in willpower, courage and commitment”

In his third State of the Nation Address, the President announced a recovery plan for Chile called ‘Paso a Paso, Chile se Recupera’ (step by step, Chile recovers). It entails US$34 billion in public investment over the period 2020-2022.

APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade reaffirm their commitment to facilitating the flow of essential goods and services to combat the pandemic

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Foreign Trade
July 31, 2020
APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade reaffirm their commitment to facilitating the flow of essential goods and services to combat the pandemic

The Trade Ministers from the 21 economies issued a joint statement that lists initiatives the member economies can undertake in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to expedite economic rebound.

Foreign Affairs Minister Teodoro Ribera and Undersecretary Rodrigo Yáñez meet with Chinese Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan

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Foreign Trade
July 31, 2020
Foreign Affairs Minister Teodoro Ribera and Undersecretary Rodrigo Yáñez meet with Chinese Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan

During the meeting, the officials highlighted the recent Joint Statement on Enhancing Cooperation under the FTA and Combating COVID-19 agreed on between the two ministries.

Coronavirus Report - July 31, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
July 31, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 31, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - July 30, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
July 30, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 30, 2020

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Chile joins the Global Ocean Alliance

Official Information
July 29, 2020
Chile joins the Global Ocean Alliance

In this way, Chile reinforces its commitment to ocean conservation and hopes that the international community will take on the challenges of protecting biodiversity.

Coronavirus Report - July 29, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
July 29, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 29, 2020

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President Piñera appoints new ministers of the Interior, Foreign Affairs, Defense, Social Development, and Minister Secretaries General of the Presidency and the Government

Official Information
July 29, 2020
President Piñera appoints new ministers of the Interior, Foreign Affairs, Defense, Social Development, and Minister Secretaries General of the Presidency and the Government

“There are many demanding problems we need to address, challenges we need to meet and opportunities we need to develop,” said the President. He added that the mission of the new team will be to listen and open up dialogues so that Chile can become fairer and more caring, with equality of opportunities.

Coronavirus Report - July 28, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
July 28, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 28, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - July 27, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
July 27, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 27, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - July 26, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
July 26, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 26, 2020

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Nine Chilean municipalities will move from “quarantine” to “transition” while La Araucanía Region will enter phase 4

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July 25, 2020
Nine Chilean municipalities will move from “quarantine” to “transition” while La Araucanía Region will enter phase 4

The government has announced that the municipalities of Colina, La Reina, Las Condes, Lo Barnechea, Ñuñoa, Tiltil, Vitacura, San Antonio and San Felipe will enter phase 2.

Coronavirus Report - July 25, 2020

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July 25, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 25, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - July 24, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
July 24, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 24, 2020

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President Piñera enacts a law that will benefit the parents and caregivers of preschool-aged children during the pandemic: “By providing benefits to the children, we are providing benefits to the families.”

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Reportes Oficiales
July 24, 2020
President Piñera enacts a law that will benefit the parents and caregivers of preschool-aged children during the pandemic: “By providing benefits to the children, we are providing benefits to the families.”

The Protected Parenting Law establishes preventive medical leave for the parents of newborns and the right to suspend one’s employment in order to care for preschool-aged children. The law could benefit approximately 850,000 families.

Minister Ribera issues a call to support a free, non-discriminatory trade system during a video conference with Foreign Affairs Ministers from China, Latin America and the Caribbean

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Foreign Trade
July 24, 2020
Minister Ribera issues a call to support a free, non-discriminatory trade system during a video conference with Foreign Affairs Ministers from China, Latin America and the Caribbean

During the meeting, the minister reiterated the importance of strengthening multilateral relationships and international cooperation to achieve collective and coordinated action, particularly at this critical moment marked by the global crisis created by the spread of the coronavirus.

President Piñera gives municipalities US$120 million to strengthen measures against the coronavirus: “The role of the mayors is fundamental”

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Reportes Oficiales
July 24, 2020
President Piñera gives municipalities US$120 million to strengthen measures against the coronavirus: “The role of the mayors is fundamental”

The funds can be used to help the community face the pandemic by purchasing food, medicine, basic supplies, temporary housing and transportation. Municipalities will also be able to use these funds for public services that are essential to municipal operations during this emergency period.

Coronavirus Report - July 23, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
July 23, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 23, 2020

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The Government showcases the first mechanical ventilators developed and validated in Chile

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July 22, 2020
The Government showcases the first mechanical ventilators developed and validated in Chile

The Defense, Science and Health Ministers congratulated the developers of the first emergency ventilators to have been successfully validated under the “Un Respiro para Chile” (A breather for Chile) initiative, which has promoted the local development of ventilators to help fight the pandemic.

Coronavirus Report - July 22, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
July 22, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 22, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - July 21, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
July 21, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 21, 2020

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President Piñera presents step-by-step plan: "It will be applied gradually, listening to the community and taking account of the circumstances in each district and region"

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Reportes Oficiales
July 21, 2020
President Piñera presents step-by-step plan: "It will be applied gradually, listening to the community and taking account of the circumstances in each district and region"

It consists of five clearly defined stages in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic that will be implemented as the health standards are met.

Science Ministry presents scientific committee for the National COVID-19 Vaccine Strategy

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July 21, 2020
Science Ministry presents scientific committee for the National COVID-19 Vaccine Strategy

Seven experts are working with the government to identify and assess the most promising vaccine developments for the prompt implementation of clinical trials in Chile

Coronavirus Report - July 20, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
July 20, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 20, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - July 19, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
July 19, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 19, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - July 18, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
July 18, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 18, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - July 17, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
July 17, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 17, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - July 16, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
July 16, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 16, 2020

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President Piñera unveils new measures to support the middle class, including a bonus, solidarity loan, and housing and education benefits: “Our administration’s mission is to protect Chilean families in these times of adversity.”

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July 15, 2020
President Piñera unveils new measures to support the middle class, including a bonus, solidarity loan, and housing and education benefits: “Our administration’s mission is to protect Chilean families in these times of adversity.”

The President announced a bonus of Ch$500,000 that does not need to be repaid, a government solidarity loan for up to Ch$1.95 million, increases to the rental subsidy and deferred university loan payments.

Agriculture Ministers from the Americas adopt a joint position regarding the post-pandemic reactivation of agriculture

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Foreign Trade
July 15, 2020
Agriculture Ministers from the Americas adopt a joint position regarding the post-pandemic reactivation of agriculture

Food security, economic recovery in the aftermath of the pandemic and continued promotion of agrifood chains were among the topics addressed at the meeting attended by 31 Agriculture Ministers from the Americas. Agreement was reached on a joint position incorporating 11 points to ensure the region’s wellbeing.

Coronavirus Report - July 15, 2020

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July 15, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 15, 2020

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Gradual end to confinement begins in Los Ríos and Aysén regions and collective single permit announced for soccer players and high-performance athletes

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July 14, 2020
Gradual end to confinement begins in Los Ríos and Aysén regions and collective single permit announced for soccer players and high-performance athletes

The Health Minister stressed the importance of individual and societal responsibility in those regions and nationally.

Health Ministry reports lowest positivity rate in the last 7 days

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July 14, 2020
Health Ministry reports lowest positivity rate in the last 7 days

Health Minister Enrique Paris reported a nationwide positivity rate of 16% for coronavirus testing following visits to the healthcare network and sanitary residences in the Arica and Parinacota region.

Government announces new round of Food for Chile deliveries that will benefit 3 million families

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July 14, 2020
Government announces new round of Food for Chile deliveries that will benefit 3 million families

In his announcement, Social Development and Family Minister Cristián Monckeberg noted that this round of deliveries will bring the number of families that benefit to 5.6 million.

Webinar to be held for adventure tourism experts and SMEs

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July 14, 2020
Webinar to be held for adventure tourism experts and SMEs

The event, which will take place on Tuesday, July 14, will to bring together Chile’s main adventure tourism stakeholders.

Coronavirus Report - July 14, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
July 14, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 14, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - July 13, 2020

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July 13, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 13, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - July 12, 2020

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July 12, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 12, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - July 11, 2020

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July 11, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 11, 2020

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Pacific Alliance Vice Ministers meet to approve projects designed to mitigate the economic impact of the pandemic

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July 11, 2020
Pacific Alliance Vice Ministers meet to approve projects designed to mitigate the economic impact of the pandemic

They expect to launch cooperation projects in areas such as education, jobs, tourism, SMEs and gender using resources from the Pacific Alliance Cooperation Fund, the IDB and the European Union.

Coronavirus Report - July 10, 2020

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July 10, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 10, 2020

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Meeting held between the South American Directorates of Chile and Peru’s Foreign Affairs Ministries

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July 9, 2020
Meeting held between the South American Directorates of Chile and Peru’s Foreign Affairs Ministries

The meeting was chaired by the Director for South America at the Chilean Foreign Affairs Ministry, Ambassador Patricio Latapiat and Peru’s Director for South America, Minister Eduardo Zeballos.

The Chilean Government announces deconfinement measures for Aysén and Los Ríos regions

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July 9, 2020
The Chilean Government announces deconfinement measures for Aysén and Los Ríos regions

It also announced that it will implement a cordon sanitaire around both regions.

Coronavirus Report - July 09, 2020

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July 9, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 09, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - July 08, 2020

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July 8, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 08, 2020

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President Piñera announces plan to protect the middle class with housing, education and financial benefits: “The middle class needs reassurance and opportunities for the future”

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July 7, 2020
President Piñera announces plan to protect the middle class with housing, education and financial benefits: “The middle class needs reassurance and opportunities for the future”

The approximately US$1.5 billion program benefits more than a million families.

Coronavirus Report - July 07, 2020

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July 7, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 07, 2020

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Game developers take part for the first time in Brazil’s BIG Festival, accompanied by ProChile

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July 6, 2020
Game developers take part for the first time in Brazil’s BIG Festival, accompanied by ProChile

This event is considered to the biggest games business forum in Latin America and a meeting point for developers as, in addition to the commercial opportunities, it also enables its growth thanks to the series of conferences, workshops and exhibitions that take place during the week.

Magallanes company succeeds in entering the Whole Foods Market with ProChile

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July 6, 2020
Magallanes company succeeds in entering the Whole Foods Market with ProChile

The Magallanes Region is Chile’s principal lamb production area and currently exports mainly to Europe, North America and China.

Chilean kiwis reach India following a successful virtual business matching forum organized by ProChile

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July 6, 2020
Chilean kiwis reach India following a successful virtual business matching forum organized by ProChile

A total of 181 Chilean exporters participated in the virtual business matching forums with Asia and Oceania organized by ProChile. The forums resulted in 380 meetings with projected business worth more than US$16 million.

Chile: One of the main innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems in Latin America presented in TNW Netherlands

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July 6, 2020
Chile: One of the main innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems in Latin America presented in TNW Netherlands

The invitation was made jointly with Colombia, both of whom are member countries of the Pacific Alliance which have also placed a strong emphasis to the regional promotion and strengthening of innovation and entrepreneurship

Chilean functional product begins sales in Amazon Germany

Foreign Trade
July 6, 2020
Chilean functional product begins sales in Amazon Germany

It has been possible to initiate this pilot plan to insert Chilean products into this important online sales platform, in order to replicate the successful experience of some Chilean brands in the North American market.

Coronavirus Report - July 06, 2020

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July 6, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 06, 2020

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President Piñera highlights new Emergency Family Income payment: “We want it to reach all the families that need it”

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July 5, 2020
President Piñera highlights new Emergency Family Income payment: “We want it to reach all the families that need it”

Part of the cross-party agreement promoted by the President on social protection and the recovery of jobs, the initiative provides the 80% most vulnerable households in Chile with up to 100,000 Chilean pesos (US$125) per person to offset the impact of the health crisis.

Coronavirus Report - July 05, 2020

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July 5, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 05, 2020

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Corfo and the Science Ministry invite health centers to test protective equipment selected in the COVID19 Innovation Challenge

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July 4, 2020
Corfo and the Science Ministry invite health centers to test protective equipment selected in the COVID19 Innovation Challenge

4,000 masks, shields and protective suits have been made available through the Colaboratech platform to healthcare institutions that need them and will provide feedback for their developers.

Coronavirus Report - July 04, 2020

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July 4, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 04, 2020

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Chile’s Science Ministry and National Research and Development Agency to support 63 Coronavirus-related research projects in Chile

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July 3, 2020
Chile’s Science Ministry and National Research and Development Agency to support 63 Coronavirus-related research projects in Chile

Research teams from different disciplines are to receive funding of up to 90 million Chilean pesos (US$111,000) for a year to generate solutions and new knowledge about the pandemic and its consequences. Forty-six per cent of the projects selected are related to health sciences and 32% to social sciences.

Coronavirus Report - July 03, 2020

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July 3, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 03, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - July 02, 2020

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July 2, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 02, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - July 01, 2020

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July 1, 2020
Coronavirus Report - July 01, 2020

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Chile and the European Union celebrated the 6th Round of Negotiations on the modernised Association Agreement

Foreign Trade
June 30, 2020
Chile and the European Union celebrated the 6th Round of Negotiations on the modernised Association Agreement

During the session, issues concerning indigenous peoples, Ocean Governance, Cooperation in Agriculture and Rural Development, Transport, and aspects related to the Institutional Framework and the General and Final Provisions of the Agreement were discussed.

Coronavirus Report - June 30, 2020

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June 30, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 30, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - June 29, 2020

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June 29, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 29, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - June 28, 2020

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June 28, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 28, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - June 27, 2020

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June 27, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 27, 2020

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President Piñera, the President of the Government of Spain and leaders from Iberian America and International Organizations start up an initiative to increase financial and technical aid for countries in Latin America and the Caribbean

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June 26, 2020
President Piñera, the President of the Government of Spain and leaders from Iberian America and International Organizations start up an initiative to increase financial and technical aid for countries in Latin America and the Caribbean

The President spoke with nine other Heads of State and representatives of the IMF, the World Bank and the IDB about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Quarantine put into effect in nine municipalities and a reiterated call to respect the measures put in place

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June 26, 2020
Quarantine put into effect in nine municipalities and a reiterated call to respect the measures put in place

Health Minister Enrique Paris said that movements have not reduced and that the El Monte, Talagante and Calera de Tango, Graneros and Quillota will all be subject to quarantine.

Coronavirus Report - June 26, 2020

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June 26, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 26, 2020

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“A breather for Chile”: Progress with clinical trials of mechanical ventilators made in Chile

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June 26, 2020
“A breather for Chile”: Progress with clinical trials of mechanical ventilators made in Chile

The prototype designed by Asmar and Universidad de Concepción is the first to be tested on patients at Universidad de Chile’s Clinical Hospital. The “Un Respiro para Chile” (a breather for Chile) platform gained technical consensus to guarantee the safety and functionality of this equipment.

Coronavirus Report - June 25, 2020

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June 25, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 25, 2020

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Foreign Affairs Minister Ribera says goodbye to Colombians going home on a privately-financed flight

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June 24, 2020
Foreign Affairs Minister Ribera says goodbye to Colombians going home on a privately-financed flight

The flight, coordinated by the Foreign Affairs Ministries of the two countries and financed by the company CCU, will come back from Bogotá with around 60 Chileans who have previously been unable to return home due to the crisis generated by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Electronic Business Matching Forum between Chile and Turkey opens up new business prospects

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Foreign Trade
June 24, 2020
Electronic Business Matching Forum between Chile and Turkey opens up new business prospects

Between June 3 and 16, eleven Turkish importers held meetings with Chilean dried and dehydrated fruit companies. The activity was designed to generate new exports to that market.

Coronavirus Report - June 24, 2020

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June 24, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 24, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - June 23, 2020

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June 23, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 23, 2020

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President Piñera enacts new laws regarding the Emergency Family Income and benefits for independent workers: “This support is both necessary and urgent”

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June 22, 2020
President Piñera enacts new laws regarding the Emergency Family Income and benefits for independent workers: “This support is both necessary and urgent”

The new Emergency Family Income increases the benefit to up to 100,000 Chilean pesos (US$123) per person, thus bringing the guaranteed income for a family of four to 400,000 Chilean pesos (US$492). There is also support for independent workers whose income has been impacted by the pandemic.

Coronavirus Report - June 22, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
June 22, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 22, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - June 21, 2020

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June 21, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 21, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - June 20, 2020

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June 20, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 20, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - June 19, 2020

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June 19, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 19, 2020

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President Piñera highlights law that increases the sanctions for health measure violations: “This is a situation that we simply cannot tolerate”

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June 19, 2020
President Piñera highlights law that increases the sanctions for health measure violations: “This is a situation that we simply cannot tolerate”

The measure, which establishes sentences of up to five years in jail and fines in excess of 12 million Chilean pesos (US$15,000), is among the efforts to increase compliance with the regulations designed to combat the Covid-19 pandemic and protect the health of all Chileans.

Foreign Affairs Minister Ribera holds video conference with 25 countries in the context of the Belt and Road Initiative

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Foreign Trade
June 19, 2020
Foreign Affairs Minister Ribera holds video conference with 25 countries in the context of the Belt and Road Initiative

The highest-ranking representatives of the United Nations Development Program, Achim Steiner, and the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, took part in the meeting.

The Government announces new restrictive measures and quarantine in additional areas to control the pandemic

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June 19, 2020
The Government announces new restrictive measures and quarantine in additional areas to control the pandemic

The following municipalities will be subject to quarantine: San Felipe and Los Andes in the Valparaíso Region, Rancagua and Machalí in the O’Higgins Region and the urban part of Curicó in the Maule Region.

Coronavirus Report - June 18, 2020

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June 18, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 18, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - June 17, 2020

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June 17, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 17, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - June 16, 2020

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June 16, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 16, 2020

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President Piñera outlines the benefits of the national agreement for social protection and the recovery of jobs

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June 15, 2020
President Piñera outlines the benefits of the national agreement for social protection and the recovery of jobs

The President emphasized the value of good politics that, through dialogue and collaboration, result in an improvement in the quality of life of all Chileans.

Chile’s Health Ministry announces that it will incorporate probable Covid-19 deaths in the epidemiological report

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June 15, 2020
Chile’s Health Ministry announces that it will incorporate probable Covid-19 deaths in the epidemiological report

Health Minister Enrique Paris reiterated his call for dialogue and his willingness to listen to opinions from all sectors.

Coronavirus Report - June 15, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
June 15, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 15, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - June 14, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
June 14, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 14, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - June 13, 2020

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June 13, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 13, 2020

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Cooking with influencers: the novel way of taking Chilean products into Chinese homes

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Foreign Trade
June 12, 2020
Cooking with influencers: the novel way of taking Chilean products into Chinese homes

Accompanied by a chef, three celebrities transmitted through their social networks their experiences tasting the exotic flavors from the end of the world and highlighted one in particular: Chilean honey.

Coronavirus Report - June 12, 2020

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June 12, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 12, 2020

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Biotech Start-up GenoSUR and 7 Holdings Group (7HG) Open Testing Kit Manufacturing Facility in Miami-Dade County, Creating 90 Jobs

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June 12, 2020
Biotech Start-up GenoSUR and 7 Holdings Group (7HG) Open Testing Kit Manufacturing Facility in Miami-Dade County, Creating 90 Jobs

Chilean-based biotech start-up GenoSUR and 7 Holdings Group (7HG), an expert logistics provider, have joined forces to open a manufacturing facility in Miami-Dade County that will produce portable sampling collection kits and transport devices for SARS-CoV-2, commonly known as COVID-19, and other respiratory viruses.

The Health authorities provide an assessment of the 100-day period since the COVID-19 pandemic was first declared in Chile

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June 12, 2020
The Health authorities provide an assessment of the 100-day period since the COVID-19 pandemic was first declared in Chile

Health Minister Jaime Mañalich outlined the measures adopted by the government to combat the spread of the virus.

The Government announces quarantine for Valparaiso and Viña del Mar, and extends it in the Metropolitan and Tarapacá Regions

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June 11, 2020
The Government announces quarantine for Valparaiso and Viña del Mar, and extends it in the Metropolitan and Tarapacá Regions

Quarantine measures will be introduced in the urban parts of Pozo Almonte (Tarapacá), Melipilla, Curacaví, Til Til, San José de Maipo and Peñaflor in the Metropolitan Region with effect from this Friday.

Coronavirus Report - June 11, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
June 11, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 11, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - June 10, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
June 10, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 10, 2020

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Chile’s foreign trade reaches US$51.2 billion between January and May 2020

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Foreign Trade
June 10, 2020
Chile’s foreign trade reaches US$51.2 billion between January and May 2020

A significant number of goods also recorded an increase in exports, including iron, pork and poultry.

Latin America’s most dynamic trade bloc will hold first E-business Roundtable in the UK

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Foreign Trade
June 10, 2020
Latin America’s most dynamic trade bloc will hold first E-business Roundtable in the UK

The first destination for this activity will be the United Kingdom and it will take place between June 23 and July 02, when 60 exporters will have the opportunity to meet with 28 buyers from that market.

Coronavirus Report - June 09, 2020

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June 9, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 09, 2020

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The Science Ministry and Consejo Minero coordinate contribution for the COVID-19 Diagnosis Network of University Laboratories

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June 9, 2020
The Science Ministry and Consejo Minero coordinate contribution for the COVID-19 Diagnosis Network of University Laboratories

The donation of personal protective equipment by large mining companies and Codelco's contribution will benefit the university laboratories that are carrying out PCR tests. This contribution is part of the cooperation between the Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation Ministry and the Consejo Minero to promote public-private collaboration in addressing this pandemic.

Coronavirus Report - June 08, 2020

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June 8, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 08, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - June 07, 2020

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June 7, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 07, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - June 06, 2020

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June 6, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 06, 2020

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Undersecretary Rodrigo Yáñez addresses the challenges posed to trade by COVID-19 at North American Chilean Chamber of Commerce Seminar

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Foreign Trade
June 5, 2020
Undersecretary Rodrigo Yáñez addresses the challenges posed to trade by COVID-19 at North American Chilean Chamber of Commerce Seminar

During the meeting, the Undersecretary highlighted the refocusing of efforts through the setting up of public-private and cross-sector coordination, maintaining logistics and production chains, and supporting trade facilitation.

Coronavirus Report - June 05, 2020

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June 5, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 05, 2020

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Foreign Affairs Minister Ribera at a meeting with counterparts from across the region and Germany: “I want to thank all the countries that have collaborated with humanitarian transport”

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June 4, 2020
Foreign Affairs Minister Ribera at a meeting with counterparts from across the region and Germany: “I want to thank all the countries that have collaborated with humanitarian transport”

At the meeting, the minister highlighted that Chile began preparing for this pandemic in January by purchasing ventilators as well as medical supplies and equipment.

Coronavirus Report - June 04, 2020

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June 4, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 04, 2020

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Chile, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea and Singapore define action plans to facilitate the flow of goods, services and movement of essential people

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June 3, 2020
Chile, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea and Singapore define action plans to facilitate the flow of goods, services and movement of essential people

The G20 Trade and Investment Ministers, along with Ministers of attending guest invitees, in their Extraordinary Meeting held on March 30th 2020, reaffirmed their collective determination to ensure the continued flow of goods, services and personnel as well as maintaining the global supply chains.

Coronavirus Report - June 03, 2020

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June 3, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 03, 2020

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Six-Country Operation by Foreign Affairs Ministry to bring 160 Chileans home from Central America

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June 2, 2020
Six-Country Operation by Foreign Affairs Ministry to bring 160 Chileans home from Central America

This consular initiative is the result of weeks of work and coordination between all of Chile’s diplomatic missions in the region.

Coronavirus Report - June 02, 2020

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June 2, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 02, 2020

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Chile’s Economy Ministry launches National Tourism Plan including health and hygiene protocols, subsidies, and funding for promotion

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Tourism
June 2, 2020
Chile’s Economy Ministry launches National Tourism Plan including health and hygiene protocols, subsidies, and funding for promotion

The plan, formulated in conjunction with the Tourism Undersecretariat and Sernatur, includes subsidies totaling around CLP$7 billion (US$9 million).

President Piñera orders the speeding up the delivery of the “Food for Chile” baskets.

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June 1, 2020
President Piñera orders the speeding up the delivery of the “Food for Chile” baskets.

This program began last week and has already delivered 157,450 baskets throughout the country, in a logistical task involving the direct cooperation and participation of local mayors. The President emphasized that the goal is to distribute one and a half million food baskets in the Metropolitan Region by June 21.

Coronavirus Report - June 01, 2020

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June 1, 2020
Coronavirus Report - June 01, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - May 31, 2020

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May 31, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 31, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - May 30, 2020

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May 30, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 30, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - May 29, 2020

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May 29, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 29, 2020

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The Health Ministry announces new measures for addressing COVID-19

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May 29, 2020
The Health Ministry announces new measures for addressing COVID-19

The actions announced by the health officials include adding 400 extra ICU beds in the Metropolitan Region, increasing the number of health residences and boosting supervision.

Tourism partners with industry in various areas to jointly plan reactivation

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Tourism
May 28, 2020
Tourism partners with industry in various areas to jointly plan reactivation

The Tourism Undersecretariat and Sernatur will use three new approaches to strengthen the connection between the public and private spheres and jointly move through the reactivation process.

Coronavirus Report - May 28, 2020

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May 28, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 28, 2020

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Plan to support SME exporters

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Foreign Trade
May 27, 2020
Plan to support SME exporters

These short- and medium-term measures are being implemented to support SME exporters, which exported around US$2.3 billion and contributed 40,029 jobs in 2018.

Coronavirus Report - May 27, 2020

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May 27, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 27, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - May 26, 2020

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May 26, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 26, 2020

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President Piñera inspects the new Sótero del Río modular hospital: "We have to be committed to providing solutions as one people standing shoulder to shoulder"

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May 25, 2020
President Piñera inspects the new Sótero del Río modular hospital: "We have to be committed to providing solutions as one people standing shoulder to shoulder"

This facility comprises 10 hospital modules with 10 beds in each to boost the healthcare network in the southern Metropolitan Region. New modular hospitals are also to be installed in San Miguel and in Temuco, Coquimbo and Concepción, which will add 500 extra beds to the healthcare network.

Coronavirus Report - May 25, 2020

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May 25, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 25, 2020

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President Piñera launches the payment of the Emergency Family Income: “We are one big family and a family never abandons any of its members”

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May 25, 2020
President Piñera launches the payment of the Emergency Family Income: “We are one big family and a family never abandons any of its members”

The President announced that the first payment was paid early on Saturday to 499,000 vulnerable families who rely on informal earnings and it will reach around two million homes in the next few days. He also pledged to accelerate the delivery of the “Alimentos para Chile” (Food for Chile) baskets.

Coronavirus Report - May 24, 2020

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May 24, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 24, 2020

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Foreign Affairs Minister Teodoro Ribera announces scheme to return Chileans and Peruvians to their respective countries

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May 23, 2020
Foreign Affairs Minister Teodoro Ribera announces scheme to return Chileans and Peruvians to their respective countries

Eight-six Argentines in Peru will also benefit from the plan. They will enter Chile under a police escort and then cross into Argentina through the Paso Jama border crossing near San Pedro de Atacama, Minister Ribera explained.

The Health Ministry requests the hospitals of the Armed Forces to increase the number of beds for COVID-19 patients

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Reportes Oficiales
May 23, 2020
The Health Ministry requests the hospitals of the Armed Forces to increase the number of beds for COVID-19 patients

This measure is in addition to similar instructions given to private hospitals.

President Piñera launches the Food for Chile plan: “This means support and relief for millions of Chilean families who need it urgently”

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May 23, 2020
President Piñera launches the Food for Chile plan: “This means support and relief for millions of Chilean families who need it urgently”

The program, which is getting underway with a pilot plan in the districts of Quinta Normal, Estación Central and Santiago, will deliver 2.5 million baskets of food and hygiene products to families throughout Chile.

Coronavirus Report - May 23, 2020

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May 23, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 23, 2020

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Quarantine to remain in place for 42 municipalities in the Metropolitan Region and northern Chile and to be implemented in Lonquimay

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May 23, 2020
Quarantine to remain in place for 42 municipalities in the Metropolitan Region and northern Chile and to be implemented in Lonquimay

The measure will continue until Friday, May 29 and includes all 38 municipalities in the Metropolitan Region and Iquique, Alto Hospicio, and the urban areas of Antofagasta and Mejillones. The authorities also announced that a new category of COVID-19 case has been defined.

Coronavirus Report - May 22, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 22, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 22, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Coronavirus Report - May 21, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 21, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 21, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

President Piñera holds a videoconference with Prosur leaders to address actions against the coronavirus pandemic

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May 20, 2020
President Piñera holds a videoconference with Prosur leaders to address actions against the coronavirus pandemic

The Heads of State agreed to work together to boost the fight against the coronavirus and the economic reactivation to protect jobs, incomes and businesses.

Coronavirus Report - May 20, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 20, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 20, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Health Ministry instructs clinics to double their critical care bed capacity

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May 19, 2020
Health Ministry instructs clinics to double their critical care bed capacity

Health Minister Jaime Mañalich also announced the implementation of cordons sanitaires on the long weekend of May 21 for Santiago, Concepción and Temuco.

The government announces liquidity measures for micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises and injects US$150 million into the CORFO MSME loan facility

Investment
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May 19, 2020
The government announces liquidity measures for micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises and injects US$150 million into the CORFO MSME loan facility

These resources will benefit some 180,000 businesses nationwide and will improve the availability of loans through non-banking financial institutions, particularly for micro-enterprises. Meanwhile the “Fondo Crece” (Growth Fund) will focus on small- and medium-sized companies.

President Piñera announces large-scale aid package to address the Coronavirus pandemic and economic crisis

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Official Information
May 19, 2020
President Piñera announces large-scale aid package to address the Coronavirus pandemic and economic crisis

The President called on people not to minimize the impact of the disease, not to lower their guard, to avoid generating misplaced optimism or inducing imprudent complacency. He also called on all Chileans to respect the quarantine measures and health regulations, which are designed to protect everyone and contain the spread of Covid-19.

Health Ministry to increase the capacity of healthcare residences and boost mental healthcare

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May 19, 2020
Health Ministry to increase the capacity of healthcare residences and boost mental healthcare

This will mean greater access to health professionals and the development of teleassistance technology for people affected by the health crisis and isolation measures.

Coronavirus Report - May 19, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 19, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 19, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - May 18, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 18, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 18, 2020

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President Piñera receives shipment with 218 ventilators: “They will strengthen our health system’s capacity to provide care.”

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May 17, 2020
President Piñera receives shipment with 218 ventilators: “They will strengthen our health system’s capacity to provide care.”

The President supervised the arrival of two flights from Holland and China, both of which carried new equipment. The number of available ventilators in Chile will increase to 2,624 by June.

Coronavirus Report - May 17, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 17, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 17, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Coronavirus Report - May 16, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 16, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 16, 2020

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Government passes law to create the Emergency Family Income which will provide help to about 2 million households

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May 15, 2020
Government passes law to create the Emergency Family Income which will provide help to about 2 million households

Requirements for the benefit, which can be requested as of May 20, can be found at www.ingresodeemergencia.cl.

Coronavirus Report - May 15, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 15, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 15, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Chile’s Logistics Operations Continue to Operate Normally Without Export Issues

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Logistics and Infrastructure
May 14, 2020
Chile’s Logistics Operations Continue to Operate Normally Without Export Issues

The Chilean port maritime union ensures that the country continues to operate smoothly and without significant changes for imports and exports, as well as for the national supply system.

Coronavirus Report - May 14, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 14, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 14, 2020

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Health Ministry decrees complete quarantine for the city of Santiago and 6 neighboring districts

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May 14, 2020
Health Ministry decrees complete quarantine for the city of Santiago and 6 neighboring districts

Quarantine is to be implemented in the 32 municipalities of Greater Santiago, as well as San Bernardo, Buin, Puente Alto, Padre Hurtado, Lampa and Colina. Iquique and Alto Hospicio are also to be subject to quarantine.

President Piñera highlights the actions taken to address the Coronavirus pandemic: “The next few weeks will be the hardest and will require the very best from all of us.”

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May 13, 2020
President Piñera highlights the actions taken to address the Coronavirus pandemic: “The next few weeks will be the hardest and will require the very best from all of us.”

The President outlined the efforts being made to ensure the system has the medical supplies and resources that will be needed to protect the health of the Chilean people and care for hospitalized patients.

Chile’s Health Ministry boosts hospital capacity to deal with the increase in COVID-19 cases and urges people to comply with quarantine

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Reportes Oficiales
May 13, 2020
Chile’s Health Ministry boosts hospital capacity to deal with the increase in COVID-19 cases and urges people to comply with quarantine

In terms of the development of the pandemic in Chile, the authorities announced that 1,658 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.

Tourism sector works together to deal with the crisis and prepare for the future reactivation of tourism in Chile

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Tourism
May 13, 2020
Tourism sector works together to deal with the crisis and prepare for the future reactivation of tourism in Chile

Chile’s Tourism Undersecretariat and National Tourism Service (Sernatur), along with representatives from Chile’s leading tourism trade associations, are seeking to create a roadmap for the recovery of tourism in Chile once the pandemic has passed.

Coronavirus Report - May 13, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 13, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 13, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

The Health Authorities guarantee ventilator availability

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Reportes Oficiales
May 12, 2020
The Health Authorities guarantee ventilator availability

Furthermore, so far a total of 30,063 people in Chile have been diagnosed with COVID-19, of whom 13,605 have recovered, while 16,135 have the active virus and can transmit it to others and should therefore remain in isolation.

Coronavirus Report - May 12, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 12, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 12, 2020

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Minister Prokurica encourages the use of copper nanoparticles to combat Covid-19

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May 12, 2020
Minister Prokurica encourages the use of copper nanoparticles to combat Covid-19

The Minister highlighted the work of Aintech, a Chilean laboratory specializing in nanoscience. The firm has used copper to sanitize surfaces in senior citizens’ residential homes, hospitals and public spaces.

Public Health Undersecretary calls on people to take care of older adults during the pandemic

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Reportes Oficiales
May 11, 2020
Public Health Undersecretary calls on people to take care of older adults during the pandemic

Over the past 24 hours, 1,247 new COVID-19 diagnoses were recorded in Chile, bringing the total number of cases to date to 27,219.

The Health Ministry receives 87 new mechanical ventilators

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May 11, 2020
The Health Ministry receives 87 new mechanical ventilators

Health Minister Jaime Mañalich announced that there will be a total number of 1,751 mechanical ventilators in Chile’s healthcare network by the end of the month.

Health Ministry highlights the start of rapid testing for healthcare officials

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Reportes Oficiales
May 11, 2020
Health Ministry highlights the start of rapid testing for healthcare officials

The Health Ministry also reported that in the last 24 hours 1,649 people have been newly diagnosed with COVID-19, which brings the cumulative number of cases in Chile to date to 28,886.

Coronavirus Report - May 11, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 11, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 11, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - May 10, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 10, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 10, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

President Piñera announces an injection of US$290 million into municipalities to counteract lower income due to COVID-19: “The Mayors and the Government are all on the same team.”

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Official Information
May 9, 2020
President Piñera announces an injection of US$290 million into municipalities to counteract lower income due to COVID-19: “The Mayors and the Government are all on the same team.”

The President met with municipal leaders and announced a fund to support municipal management in response to the health and economic crisis caused by the Coronavirus.

Over four million people in the Metropolitan Region in quarantine

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Reportes Oficiales
May 9, 2020
Over four million people in the Metropolitan Region in quarantine

In the daily report on the COVID-19 pandemic in Chile, it was announced that 1,032 new cases of COVID-19 had been registered; 893 are people who have developed the virus and 139 are people without symptoms.

Coronavirus Report - May 09, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 9, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 09, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Chilean National Defense Minister announces increased deployment of armed forces to support compliance with quarantine measures

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May 9, 2020
Chilean National Defense Minister announces increased deployment of armed forces to support compliance with quarantine measures

National Defense Minister Alberto Espina and Interior Minister Gonzalo Blumel have announced that more military and police personnel are to be deployed to enforce the quarantine measures decreed by the Executive Branch. The announcement was made following a meeting with the National Defense Chief for the Metropolitan Region, General Carlos Ricotti.

Chile receives record US$6,477 million in foreign investment in first quarter of 2020

Investment
May 8, 2020
Chile receives record US$6,477 million in foreign investment in first quarter of 2020

The inflow represented an increase of 176% on the first quarter of 2019.

Coronavirus Report - May 08, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 8, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 08, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Tourism companies choose sustainability as a differentiating factor for the tourism reactivation phase

Tourism
May 8, 2020
Tourism companies choose sustainability as a differentiating factor for the tourism reactivation phase

41 Chilean tourism companies have earned Sernatur’s Seal of Sustainability, which certifies that they have implemented sustainable practices in their businesses.

Coronavirus Report - May 07, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 7, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 07, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

The Government calls for collaboration without exceptions in order to address the COVID-19 pandemic

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Reportes Oficiales
May 6, 2020
The Government calls for collaboration without exceptions in order to address the COVID-19 pandemic

In the daily report on the COVID-19 pandemic in Chile, it was announced that 1,373 new people had been infected with the virus. All were diagnosed through a positive CRP test; 1,317 of them have presented symptoms and 56 people have not shown any clinical symptoms.

The Government sets guidelines for avoiding crowding in wholesale outlets

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Reportes Oficiales
May 6, 2020
The Government sets guidelines for avoiding crowding in wholesale outlets

Over the past 24 hours, 980 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported nationwide, bringing the total to date to 20,643.

Coronavirus Report - May 06, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 6, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 06, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - May 05, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 5, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 05, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

The Chilean Government announces COVID-19 quarantine measures for new municipalities

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May 4, 2020
The Chilean Government announces COVID-19 quarantine measures for new municipalities

Health Minister Jaime Mañalich stated that these measures will be applied with greater frequency throughout Chile.

The Health Minister announces greater oversight and harsh penalties for failure to comply with COVID-19 preventive measures

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Reportes Oficiales
May 4, 2020
The Health Minister announces greater oversight and harsh penalties for failure to comply with COVID-19 preventive measures

The Health Minister reported that the Chilean capital city, Santiago, has the greatest increase in cases.

Coronavirus Report - May 04, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 4, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 04, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

The latest report announces 1,427 new confirmed cases of COVID-19

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Reportes Oficiales
May 3, 2020
The latest report announces 1,427 new confirmed cases of COVID-19

The Health Authorities forecast reaching a total of 14,000 covid-19 diagnostic tests per day.

Coronavirus Report - May 03, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 3, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 03, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Chile’s Health Minister reports 985 new COVID-19 cases and urges people to respect quarantine and cordon sanitaire rules

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May 2, 2020
Chile’s Health Minister reports 985 new COVID-19 cases and urges people to respect quarantine and cordon sanitaire rules

The Health Minister called on the population to observe prevention measures like quarantine and social distancing, on the first day of the three-day Labor Day weekend.

President Piñera receives a shipment containing 117 mechanical ventilators to support the healthcare network: “We are getting ready so we are able to respond to the needs of the people of Chile"

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May 2, 2020
President Piñera receives a shipment containing 117 mechanical ventilators to support the healthcare network: “We are getting ready so we are able to respond to the needs of the people of Chile"

This is the second batch of mechanical ventilators to arrive in Chile in less than a week. The devices will increase the total number of ventilators to 1,710.

Coronavirus Report - May 02, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 2, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 02, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

The daily report on COVID-19 cases differentiates between people with and without symptoms

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May 1, 2020
The daily report on COVID-19 cases differentiates between people with and without symptoms

The Government authorities also announced that control measures such as cordons sanitaires and quarantines will start today in some regions. In addition, individual permits have been restricted in order to prevent abuse.

President Piñera launches fund for scientific research into COVID-19: “We have to be prepared to take on the challenges of tomorrow”

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May 1, 2020
President Piñera launches fund for scientific research into COVID-19: “We have to be prepared to take on the challenges of tomorrow”

The competition will finance initiatives that address possible responses to the Coronavirus pandemic from various fields of scientific research and technological development.

Coronavirus Report - May 01, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
May 1, 2020
Coronavirus Report - May 01, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Coronavirus Report - April 30, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 30, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 30, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

President Piñera signs bill to protect 1.2 million self-employed workers

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Official Information
April 30, 2020
President Piñera signs bill to protect 1.2 million self-employed workers

The initiative will benefit workers who issue invoices for services rendered, who will receive up to three payments for a maximum of 500,000 Chilean pesos (US$600).

The Government reactivates the AUGE timeliness guarantee suspended due to COVID-19 and authorizes ambulatory surgeries

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April 30, 2020
The Government reactivates the AUGE timeliness guarantee suspended due to COVID-19 and authorizes ambulatory surgeries

During their daily report, the healthcare officials stated that 520 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the last 24 hours, which brings the total to 14,885. A total of 8,057 patients have recovered and there are 6,612 active cases.

The Chilean Government receives major donations to protect the health of children in Sename homes and centers

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April 30, 2020
The Chilean Government receives major donations to protect the health of children in Sename homes and centers

Although children and teenagers are not considered an at-risk group due to their age, group housing does pose risks.

The Health Ministry announces that five new districts will be subject to quarantine from this Thursday

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April 29, 2020
The Health Ministry announces that five new districts will be subject to quarantine from this Thursday

They are the northern part of La Pintana, the southern part of San Ramón and Estación Central, all in the Metropolitan Region, along with the whole of Angol and Victoria in the La Araucanía Region. Quarantine has now also been extended to cover the entire municipality of Independencia in Santiago.

President Piñera puts into effect a law granting companies access to preferential loans to overcome the impact of the coronavirus pandemic

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April 29, 2020
President Piñera puts into effect a law granting companies access to preferential loans to overcome the impact of the coronavirus pandemic

This initiative will provide state guarantees for loans of up to US$24 billion. It will benefit 99.8% of the country's companies.

ProChile implements several measures to support Chilean exporters

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Foreign Trade
April 29, 2020
ProChile implements several measures to support Chilean exporters

In the current context, marked by travel restrictions throughout the world, the use of virtual tools to promote cross-border ecommerce is increasing.

Coronavirus Report - April 29, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 29, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 29, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

ProChile stimulates foreign trade through virtual business matching forums

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Foreign Trade
April 28, 2020
ProChile stimulates foreign trade through virtual business matching forums

The platform being used is ChileB2B, launched a year ago by ProChile, where 1,086 exporters coexist with 877 buyers of goods and services from around the world.

Chilean Producers Adopt Measures in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

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Foreign Trade
April 28, 2020
Chilean Producers Adopt Measures in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

The Chilean Ministry of Agriculture declared its activity as an essential service, which resulted in a compilation of recommendations and measures in agricultural and packaging practices. These conditions prevent contagions and the spread of COVID-19.

Coronavirus Report - April 28, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 28, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 28, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Health Ministry’s Advisory Committee broadens its definition of suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19

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April 28, 2020
Health Ministry’s Advisory Committee broadens its definition of suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19

Speaking about Chile’s epidemiological situation, Public Health Undersecretary Paula Daza explained that a total of 13,813 cases have been reported, 482 of them yesterday.

Chile’s Government implements new technology at Sanitary Customs Point in Santiago Airport

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April 28, 2020
Chile’s Government implements new technology at Sanitary Customs Point in Santiago Airport

Public Works Minister Alfredo Moreno and Transportation Minister Carmen Gloria Hutt have unveiled new technology that will support efforts to detect coronavirus. The system includes a thermal camera and software that will allow officials to take passengers’ temperatures from a distance.

The Government announces the COVID-19 innovation Challenge for protecting healthcare personnel

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April 28, 2020
The Government announces the COVID-19 innovation Challenge for protecting healthcare personnel

The Science Ministry is to spend 800 million pesos on the design and local manufacture of masks, face shields and protective suits that incorporate innovations like the use of copper, recycled material and 3D printing.

200,000 new COVID-19 diagnostic kits reach Chile

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April 28, 2020
200,000 new COVID-19 diagnostic kits reach Chile

The supplies were donated by the Confederation of Production and Commerce of Chile (CPC) at a value of over 3 billion pesos (US$3.5 million).

President Piñera receives the shipment: “We’re taking receipt of 72 new mechanical ventilators available where people need them”

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April 27, 2020
President Piñera receives the shipment: “We’re taking receipt of 72 new mechanical ventilators available where people need them”

The new equipment will be added to the ventilators in Chile’s healthcare network.

Coronavirus Report - April 27, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 27, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 27, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Coronavirus Report - April 26, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 26, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 26, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Mining Ministries of the Americas Conference (CAMMA) highlights measures promoted by Chile to address the spread of Covid-19

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April 25, 2020
Mining Ministries of the Americas Conference (CAMMA) highlights measures promoted by Chile to address the spread of Covid-19

Through the CAMMA, the authorities highlighted the formula used by Chile’s mining industry to maintain operational continuity at mining sites.

Coronavirus Report - April 25, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 25, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 25, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Minister Mañalich: “Our shared enemy is the coronavirus, which is why we have to fight it together.”

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April 25, 2020
Minister Mañalich: “Our shared enemy is the coronavirus, which is why we have to fight it together.”

The health authorities have called on everyone to work together to overcome the pandemic and they rejected acts of violence against individuals who have tested positive for the illness.

The Government launches COVID-19 Territorial Viewer to facilitate access to the information available about the virus

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April 24, 2020
The Government launches COVID-19 Territorial Viewer to facilitate access to the information available about the virus

The platform will make available all the Health Ministry’s official information, which can be accessed from the official government website www.gob.cl and the Ministry of National Assets’ website www.bienesnacionales.cl.

Health Minister gives a presentation to the WHO on Chile’s measures to contain COVID-19

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April 24, 2020
Health Minister gives a presentation to the WHO on Chile’s measures to contain COVID-19

Chile’s Health Minister was the only representative of the American continent to present on the occasion.

Coronavirus Report - April 24, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 24, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 24, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - April 23, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 23, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 23, 2020

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Chile’s Health Ministry completes the transfer of patients and announces that the first birth at Félix Bulnes Hospital

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April 23, 2020
Chile’s Health Ministry completes the transfer of patients and announces that the first birth at Félix Bulnes Hospital

During their epidemiological report, the health officials alluded to the progress with the facility that began functioning last weekend as part of the COVID-19 Action Plan.

Health Ministry receives significant donation from the Chinese Government

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April 22, 2020
Health Ministry receives significant donation from the Chinese Government

Present at the event were the Commercial Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy, Ji Xiaofeng and the Director of Cenabast, Valentín Díaz.

Coronavirus Report - April 22, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 22, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 22, 2020

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Quarantine to be applied to Quinta Normal, Pedro Aguirre Cerda and part of Independencia from Thursday

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April 21, 2020
Quarantine to be applied to Quinta Normal, Pedro Aguirre Cerda and part of Independencia from Thursday

The health officials announced that the day after tomorrow quarantine will be lifted for Chillán and Chillán Viejo, but it will remain in place in Arica, Temuco, Punta Arenas, El Bosque and part of Santiago, Ñuñoa, San Bernardo and Puente Alto.

Science Ministry announces $1.5 billion peso fund to support COVID-19 diagnosis in the university laboratory network

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April 21, 2020
Science Ministry announces $1.5 billion peso fund to support COVID-19 diagnosis in the university laboratory network

This week laboratories in Coquimbo, Talca, Concepción, Santiago and Puerto Montt joined the network of 20 universities in 13 regions across the country.

The initiative "Un respiro para Chile" (A breather for Chile) announces the five shortlisted mechanical ventilator projects

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April 21, 2020
The initiative "Un respiro para Chile" (A breather for Chile) announces the five shortlisted mechanical ventilator projects

The platform received 35 initiatives from all over Chile, which were analyzed by a panel of experts. The Chilean Society of Intensive Care Medicine will carry out a technical analysis of these projects, which were developed in Valparaiso, Santiago, Concepción, Valdivia and Puerto Varas.

Coronavirus Report - April 21, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 21, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 21, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

President Piñera announces the Covid-19 Emergency Family Income, which will benefit 4.5 million Chileans

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Official Information
April 20, 2020
President Piñera announces the Covid-19 Emergency Family Income, which will benefit 4.5 million Chileans

The initiative will benefit 1.78 million vulnerable families with informal income who have been impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic.

The use of masks in enclosed public spaces becomes mandatory

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April 20, 2020
The use of masks in enclosed public spaces becomes mandatory

Public Health Undersecretary Paula Daza today spoke about the decree that came into effect today making it mandatory to use masks in elevators and all enclosed public spaces where there are groups of 10 or more people.

Coronavirus Report - April 20, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 20, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 20, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - April 19, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 19, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 19, 2020

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Coronavirus Report - April 18, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 18, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 18, 2020

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President Piñera kicks off the payment of the COVID-19 Bonus to 2.7 million beneficiaries: “We feel your pain, your joy, your fears and hopes as though they were our own”

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April 17, 2020
President Piñera kicks off the payment of the COVID-19 Bonus to 2.7 million beneficiaries: “We feel your pain, your joy, your fears and hopes as though they were our own”

The initiative is among the series of measures with which the Government is seeking to protect families from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, and it will reach Chile’s most vulnerable groups of people.

Minister Walker emphasizes the normal passage of trucks at Los Libertadores border crossing: “There has been no difference between this year and last year in terms of the flow of food products.”

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Foreign Trade
April 17, 2020
Minister Walker emphasizes the normal passage of trucks at Los Libertadores border crossing: “There has been no difference between this year and last year in terms of the flow of food products.”

The Minister inspected the work being carried out by SAG to guarantee the food supply chain and to prevent the spread of plant and animal pests and diseases within the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Chilean innovators create 26 local solutions to relieve the shortage of emergency ventilators

Investment
coronavirus
April 17, 2020
Chilean innovators create 26 local solutions to relieve the shortage of emergency ventilators

The Science Ministry and Chile’s Economic Development Agency CORFO aim to coordinate the community of local innovators and establish uniform quality and safety standards for the emergency initiatives that universities and companies are spearheading to address a possible deficit of ventilators as COVID-19 progresses.

Coronavirus Report - April 17, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 17, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 17, 2020

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President Piñera passes Pardon Act for COVID-19 to prevent large-scale contagion in prison facilities

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Official Information
April 16, 2020
President Piñera passes Pardon Act for COVID-19 to prevent large-scale contagion in prison facilities

The law is focused on the preventive care of high-risk groups inside prisons and on reducing the incoming and outgoing flows of inmates, in order to prevent possible contagions.

Chile’s Health Ministry announces that using masks in enclosed public spaces is to be mandatory

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April 16, 2020
Chile’s Health Ministry announces that using masks in enclosed public spaces is to be mandatory

These include elevators and places where there are more than 10 people, like supermarkets, banks, shops, educational establishments, etc. It also announced that as of Monday the COVID-19 ID card will be provided to people who have recovered.

President Piñera brings forward the Winter Plan because of the COVID-19 emergency: “15,000 Chileans are currently homeless and it is our duty to give them shelter”

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Official Information
April 16, 2020
President Piñera brings forward the Winter Plan because of the COVID-19 emergency: “15,000 Chileans are currently homeless and it is our duty to give them shelter”

He also announced that a bill is being sent to Congress to establish that in some cases the sanctions for infringing the health regulations will be fulfilled by doing community service.

Coronavirus Report - April 16, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 16, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 16, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

International scientific platform to support Chile’s efforts to create anti-pandemic and pro-biodiversity public policies

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April 15, 2020
International scientific platform to support Chile’s efforts to create anti-pandemic and pro-biodiversity public policies

Chile applied for support from the international platform IPBES, joining the initiative promoted by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment.

The Health Ministry sets the maximum price that Fonasa will pay for referrals to private clinics

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April 15, 2020
The Health Ministry sets the maximum price that Fonasa will pay for referrals to private clinics

The Health officials reported that yesterday 356 new cases of COVID-19 had been recorded, bringing the total number of people diagnosed in Chile to 8,273.

Coronavirus Report - April 15, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 15, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 15, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

President Piñera announces a new educational TV channel to help students study from home: “3.5 million children and young people will benefit from the initiative”

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April 15, 2020
President Piñera announces a new educational TV channel to help students study from home: “3.5 million children and young people will benefit from the initiative”

TV EducaChile will be available nationwide as of April 27. The channel is designed to be a new educational tool for students affected by the suspension of classes due to the global coronavirus pandemic.

Quarantine to be implemented in El Bosque, part of San Bernardo and Arica from this Thursday

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April 14, 2020
Quarantine to be implemented in El Bosque, part of San Bernardo and Arica from this Thursday

The Health Minister announced that quarantine is being lifted for the districts of Las Condes, San Pedro de la Paz, Hualpén, Padre las Casas and Nueva Imperial.

Coronavirus Report - April 14, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 14, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 14, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Chile’s Health Ministry reports on recovered cases and the dynamic quarantine strategy

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April 13, 2020
Chile’s Health Ministry reports on recovered cases and the dynamic quarantine strategy

The health authorities announced 312 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the national total to 7,525.

Coronavirus Report - April 13, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 13, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 13, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

President Piñera reveals the conditions under which banks will grant state-guaranteed loans. “We are committed to helping entrepreneurs”

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April 12, 2020
President Piñera reveals the conditions under which banks will grant state-guaranteed loans. “We are committed to helping entrepreneurs”

- The plan aims to ensure that substantial credit reaches companies, especially SMEs, which need it now more than ever. Proposed legislation that would provide US$3 billion in funding for the Small Business Guarantee Fund (Fondo de Garantía para Pequeños Empresarios, Fogape) will be submitted to the Senate tomorrow for immediate discussion.

Coronavirus Report - April 12, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 12, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 12, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Coronavirus Report - April 11, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 11, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 11, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

The Chilean Government updates its commitment to emissions reductions and measures to address climate change

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April 10, 2020
The Chilean Government updates its commitment to emissions reductions and measures to address climate change

Science Minister Andrés Couve highlighted the role of Chile’s scientific community through the COP25 Scientific Committee, which made significant contributions towards developing and improving the definitive NDC.

Coronavirus Report - April 10, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 10, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 10, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Health Ministry to provide ID card for people who have recovered from COVID-19

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April 9, 2020
Health Ministry to provide ID card for people who have recovered from COVID-19

To date 5,972 people have tested positive for the disease in Chile.

Coronavirus Report - April 09, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 9, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 09, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

President Piñera announces the second stage of the Emergency Economic Plan

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April 8, 2020
President Piñera announces the second stage of the Emergency Economic Plan

The plan includes US$2 billion to provide more benefits for vulnerable families and create more jobs. The plan will also finance loans to companies for an unprecedented amount of up to US$24 billion.

The Government extends the quarantine in Temuco and Padre las Casas until next Thursday

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April 8, 2020
The Government extends the quarantine in Temuco and Padre las Casas until next Thursday

In the last day, 430 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Chile, so there are now 5,546 people registered as having the disease.

Coronavirus Report - April 08, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 8, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 08, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Coronavirus Report - April 07, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 7, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 07, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

The Government to require masks to be used on all public transport as of Wednesday

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April 6, 2020
The Government to require masks to be used on all public transport as of Wednesday

The Health Ministry has also announced that a cordon sanitaire is to set up in Puerto Williams.

Coronavirus Report - April 06, 2020

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April 6, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 06, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

The Health Minister announces quarantine for two new places in the Biobío Region

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April 5, 2020
The Health Minister announces quarantine for two new places in the Biobío Region

The restriction will be in place for the districts of Hualpén and San Pedro de la Paz as of 10 pm tomorrow.

Coronavirus Report - April 05, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 5, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 05, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Coronavirus Report - April 04, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 4, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 04, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Minister Mañalich announces cordon sanitaire for Concepción and the Metropolitan Region during the Easter holidays

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April 3, 2020
Minister Mañalich announces cordon sanitaire for Concepción and the Metropolitan Region during the Easter holidays

In the last 24 hours, 3,405 CRP tests have been carried out; the positive test rate continues to be 7.1%; 333 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded and the total number of people diagnosed in Chile now stands at 3,737.

COVID-19: Chilean Salmon industry offers their laboratories to analyse 5.000 samples daily from tests taken through the Chilean health system

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April 3, 2020
COVID-19: Chilean Salmon industry offers their laboratories to analyse 5.000 samples daily from tests taken through the Chilean health system

In the face of the rise of the world’s COVID-19 pandemic, the Chilean salmon industry, through SalmonChile, announced they have made available their capacity to analyse samples taken from suspected cases through the national health system.

Health Ministry has 3,300 mechanical ventilators available for the COVID-19 health emergency

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April 3, 2020
Health Ministry has 3,300 mechanical ventilators available for the COVID-19 health emergency

In the context of coordinating the public-private healthcare network in operation as of today, the Health Care Networks Undersecretary, Arturo Zúñiga, visited the Indisa Clinic in Santiago this morning.

The Pacific Alliance National Coordinators meet to talk about areas of action for addressing the COVID-19 pandemic

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April 3, 2020
The Pacific Alliance National Coordinators meet to talk about areas of action for addressing the COVID-19 pandemic

This was a virtual meeting organized by the pro tempore president, Chile.

Coronavirus Report - April 03, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 3, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 03, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

President Piñera enacts Guaranteed Minimum Wage Law: “This is a significant relief for some 700,000 workers”

Official Information
April 2, 2020
President Piñera enacts Guaranteed Minimum Wage Law: “This is a significant relief for some 700,000 workers”

The bill creates a subsidy to complement lower-income workers’ salaries that will benefit 670,000 workers. Those who earned the minimum wage in February are eligible for a subsidy of up to 59,200 Chilean pesos (around US$69).

Health Ministry announces quarantine and sanitary customs checks for senior citizen facilities

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Reportes Oficiales
April 2, 2020
Health Ministry announces quarantine and sanitary customs checks for senior citizen facilities

The ministry extended the duration of the quarantine in force in the Temuco and Padre las Casas municipalities in the La Araucanía region.

President Piñera enacts Employment Protection Law: “Together and united, we will get our lives back to normal”

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Official Information
April 2, 2020
President Piñera enacts Employment Protection Law: “Together and united, we will get our lives back to normal”

The Government’s bill safeguards earnings for families by securing jobs and labor rights, like the payment of healthcare and pension contributions by employers.

Coronavirus Report - April 02, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 2, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 02, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

The Health authorities announce the implementation of sanitary customs at bus stations

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April 1, 2020
The Health authorities announce the implementation of sanitary customs at bus stations

The measure will begin to operate today in the Metropolitan Region and will be gradually rolled out throughout the rest of Chile.

Coronavirus Report - April 01, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
April 1, 2020
Coronavirus Report - April 01, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

The Health Ministry extends the duration of quarantine in 6 districts of the Metropolitan Region and on Rapa Nui

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March 31, 2020
The Health Ministry extends the duration of quarantine in 6 districts of the Metropolitan Region and on Rapa Nui

New sanitary measures have been announced, including quarantine in Punta Arenas and the implementation of sanitary controls at all the bus stations in Chile.

Coronavirus Report - March 31, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
March 31, 2020
Coronavirus Report - March 31, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Chile’s Treasury Ministry receives the Sovereign Issuer of the Year Award 2019

Investment
March 31, 2020
Chile’s Treasury Ministry receives the Sovereign Issuer of the Year Award 2019

The award recognized the high certification and verification standards of the Green Bond Framework, and the portfolio of selected projects.

President Piñera enacts Covid-19 bonus for families and benefits for businesses: "We are helping all the vulnerable people affected by the coronavirus crisis"

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Reportes Oficiales
March 30, 2020
President Piñera enacts Covid-19 bonus for families and benefits for businesses: "We are helping all the vulnerable people affected by the coronavirus crisis"

The law includes the Covid-19 bonus of 50,000 Chilean pesos (around US$60) per family dependent that will benefit around 2.8 million people, a capital injection of US$500 million for the state-owned bank BancoEstado to help SMEs, together with a decrease to 0% in stamp duty.

Foreign Affairs Minister Ribera announces an operation to bring 300 Chileans home from Colombia, as well as the arrival of over 600 Chileans from different countries

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March 30, 2020
Foreign Affairs Minister Ribera announces an operation to bring 300 Chileans home from Colombia, as well as the arrival of over 600 Chileans from different countries

Furthermore, in the last few hours 190 citizens who had previously been unable to leave Mexico City have arrived in Chile on a Latam flight.

Health Ministry reports 2,449 cases of COVID-19 in Chile

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March 30, 2020
Health Ministry reports 2,449 cases of COVID-19 in Chile

During the last 24 hours, 310 people have been diagnosed with the virus, 128 of them in the Metropolitan Region.

Coronavirus Report - March 29, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
March 30, 2020
Coronavirus Report - March 29, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Coronavirus Report - March 27, 2020

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Proceso Constitucional
March 30, 2020
Coronavirus Report - March 27, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Coronavirus Report - March 28, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
March 30, 2020
Coronavirus Report - March 28, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Coronavirus Report - March 30, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
March 30, 2020
Coronavirus Report - March 30, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

The Health Ministry announces quarantine for the cities of Chillán and Osorno

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March 30, 2020
The Health Ministry announces quarantine for the cities of Chillán and Osorno

The measure was announced in this Sunday’s report, which also revealed that the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Chile had reached 2,139.

Health Ministry introduces Health Residences for individuals subject to COVID-19 quarantine

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March 28, 2020
Health Ministry introduces Health Residences for individuals subject to COVID-19 quarantine

Anyone who tests positive for Coronavirus will be offered the opportunity to stay in one of the facilities.

President Piñera announces benefits to facilitate the payment of electricity and water bills and provide free internet

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March 28, 2020
President Piñera announces benefits to facilitate the payment of electricity and water bills and provide free internet

Noteworthy measures to postpone the payment of electricity, potable water and wastewater bills for the duration of the state of disaster and ensure internet connectivity for existing clients in the 40% poorest homes.

CPC promises a financial contribution and offers a million rapid tests for addressing COVID-19

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March 27, 2020
CPC promises a financial contribution and offers a million rapid tests for addressing COVID-19

Representatives of the Confederation for Production and Commerce of Chile (CPC) went to the Health Ministry to meet with Health Minister Jaime Mañalich and the Healthcare Networks Undersecretary Arturo Zúñiga.

President Piñera enacts the constitutional reform to change the date of the constitutional referendum and set a new date for elections

Proceso Constitucional
March 27, 2020
President Piñera enacts the constitutional reform to change the date of the constitutional referendum and set a new date for elections

The new date for the referendum is October 25, 2020, while the elections for mayors, council members and governors will take place on April 11, 2021

Government announces 15 new laboratories to increase Chile’s capacity for diagnosing COVID-19

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March 26, 2020
Government announces 15 new laboratories to increase Chile’s capacity for diagnosing COVID-19

This includes the collaboration of university and research centers across Chile, which are joining the existing network.

Health Ministry announces full quarantine for seven districts in Chile’s Metropolitan Region

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March 26, 2020
Health Ministry announces full quarantine for seven districts in Chile’s Metropolitan Region

The measure will go into effect on Thursday, March 26 at 10 p.m. and will last for seven days, which is subject to extension. It covers the Santiago districts of Lo Barnechea, Vitacura, Providencia, Las Condes, Ñuñoa, Santiago and Independencia. Health measures will also be implemented at the main points of access to the city of Santiago

Coronavirus Report - March 26, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
March 26, 2020
Coronavirus Report - March 26, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Government extends the suspension of classes, brings forward winter vacation and announces new health measures for Chiloé and Puerto Williams due to Covid-19

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March 25, 2020
Government extends the suspension of classes, brings forward winter vacation and announces new health measures for Chiloé and Puerto Williams due to Covid-19

The Health Ministry announced that there are now 1,142 cases of Coronavirus in Chile and that three people have died. The new measures announced by the Education Ministry include extending classes by two weeks into December.

Health Ministry sets up a new hospital center in Huechuraba to boost the healthcare network

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March 25, 2020
Health Ministry sets up a new hospital center in Huechuraba to boost the healthcare network

The 27,000 m2 facility will be located in Espacio Riesco. It will serve patients covered under Chile’s national health service (FONASA) who are 18 or older and require a basic level of inpatient hospital care.

Chile’s Health Ministry announces measures to expand the capacity of the healthcare network

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March 25, 2020
Chile’s Health Ministry announces measures to expand the capacity of the healthcare network

The new measures announced by Minister Jaime Mañalich include a cordon sanitaire around the town of San Pedro de la Paz in the Biobío region as of midnight tonight, a daytime curfew on Easter Island and a maximum price of 25,000 Chilean pesos (around US$30) for the CRP test, irrespective of an individual's health plan coverage.

Minister Blumel announces four agreements reached by the Covid-19 Social Roundtable

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March 25, 2020
Minister Blumel announces four agreements reached by the Covid-19 Social Roundtable

The Interior Minister thanked “all the healthcare workers who are doubling their efforts and facing risks in order to safeguard the health of the entire population.”

President Piñera enacts the law to regulate remote working, giving workers more opportunities and greater freedom

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March 25, 2020
President Piñera enacts the law to regulate remote working, giving workers more opportunities and greater freedom

The bill enables workers and businesses to agree to days of working from home and has gained particular relevance in the context of the global Covid-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Report - March 25, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
March 25, 2020
Coronavirus Report - March 25, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Congress passes new law to regulate remote working

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March 24, 2020
Congress passes new law to regulate remote working

The Labor and Social Security Minister, María José Zaldívar, thanked all the members of Congress who had facilitated the speedy passage of this new law, which will favor the creation of more and better jobs and regulate the teleworking system in the midst of the country’s current health crisis.

Agriculture Ministry announces measures to keep farmer’s markets and the supply of agricultural products functioning in Chile

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Official Information
March 24, 2020
Agriculture Ministry announces measures to keep farmer’s markets and the supply of agricultural products functioning in Chile

Minister Antonio Walker gave an overview of the current supply situation in the context of the Coronavirus and explained how special travel passes for rural areas will work if stricter quarantine rules are put in place. Farms and all production, packing, processing, transport and port services continue to be operational.

Coronavirus Report - March 24, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
March 24, 2020
Coronavirus Report - March 24, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

The Foreign Affairs Ministry is coordinating efforts to help Chileans who are having difficulties in returning home

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March 23, 2020
The Foreign Affairs Ministry is coordinating efforts to help Chileans who are having difficulties in returning home

The Ministry also made all consulates available to Chileans abroad who are having difficulties returning. Members of the public may contact them and receive guidance and assistance during this period in which the health crisis is making it difficult to open up return routes.

Chilean company develops medical device/field sampling kit for COVID-19

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March 23, 2020
Chilean company develops medical device/field sampling kit for COVID-19

The device inactivates pathogens found in the sample and allows the sample to be transported without cold storage.

Chile's Health Ministry confirms COVID-19 death

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Reportes Oficiales
March 23, 2020
Chile's Health Ministry confirms COVID-19 death

Coronavirus Report - March 23, 2020

March 23, 2020
Coronavirus Report - March 23, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

President Piñera announces measure to protect senior citizens

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Reportes Oficiales
March 23, 2020
President Piñera announces measure to protect senior citizens

In a nationally televised address, he noted that “these are times of unity, not division” and recognized that “very difficult” weeks are coming.

COVID-19 social roundtable is launched and agrees to meet twice a week

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March 23, 2020
COVID-19 social roundtable is launched and agrees to meet twice a week

The roundtable includes government officials, mayors, academics and health professionals and is intended to be a space for coordination and collaboration in order to effectively address the viral outbreak.

Coronavirus Report - March 22, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
March 22, 2020
Coronavirus Report - March 22, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Health Ministry reports Chile’s first Covid-19 death

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Official Information
March 22, 2020
Health Ministry reports Chile’s first Covid-19 death

The news was announced by Health Minister Jaime Mañalich, who said the victim was an 83-year-old woman in the municipality of Renca.

Government and mayors agree to create COVID Roundtable to address the health emergency

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March 21, 2020
Government and mayors agree to create COVID Roundtable to address the health emergency

The announcement came after Health Minister Jaime Mañalich, Interior Minister Gonzalo Blumel and President Sebastián Piñera met with the mayors of Puente Alto, Gérman Codina; Estación Central, Rodrigo Delgado; and Padre Hurtado, José Miguel Arellano.

Coronavirus Report - March 21, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
March 21, 2020
Coronavirus Report - March 21, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

Conaf closes all national parks, national reserves and natural monuments throughout the country due to the Covid-19 outbreak

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Tourism
March 20, 2020
Conaf closes all national parks, national reserves and natural monuments throughout the country due to the Covid-19 outbreak

In addition, the authorities also instructed the closure of the entire network of urban parks throughout Chile.

Chilean Government orders preventive quarantine in Easter Island

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Tourism
March 20, 2020
Chilean Government orders preventive quarantine in Easter Island

The measure goes into effect this Thursday March 19th and for the next 14 days, in order to protect the zone from potential Covid-19 contagion.

Minister Prokurica accelerates a package of special measures for small-scale miners due to the COVID-19 outbreak

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March 20, 2020
Minister Prokurica accelerates a package of special measures for small-scale miners due to the COVID-19 outbreak

The minister also spoke about the price of copper, saying that while this is a difficult situation, it is temporary.

Interior Minister welcomes political agreement to postpone the referendum and calls for unity to address Coronavirus

Proceso Constitucional
March 20, 2020
Interior Minister welcomes political agreement to postpone the referendum and calls for unity to address Coronavirus

“Right now the top priority and our main concern is to take care of the health of the population,” he said.

Chile’s Health Ministry announces new measures to deal with Coronavirus

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Official Information
March 20, 2020
Chile’s Health Ministry announces new measures to deal with Coronavirus

Coronavirus Report - March 20, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
March 20, 2020
Coronavirus Report - March 20, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

The Treasury Ministry amends the mechanism for selling US dollars to provide more information regarding the Treasury’s participation in the local market

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Official Information
March 19, 2020
The Treasury Ministry amends the mechanism for selling US dollars to provide more information regarding the Treasury’s participation in the local market

The Public Finance Report for the fourth quarter of 2019 forecast the Central Government’s financing requirements for 2020 at US$17,536 million, which will be financed by issuing Treasury bonds and selling Public Treasury financial instruments.

Chile’s Health Ministry announces the installation of sanitary customs posts to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the country

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Official Information
March 19, 2020
Chile’s Health Ministry announces the installation of sanitary customs posts to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the country

The ministry also explained that Easter Island has been placed under quarantine.

President Piñera announces an Economic Emergency Plan to protect earnings, employment and SMEs

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March 19, 2020
President Piñera announces an Economic Emergency Plan to protect earnings, employment and SMEs

The measures presented by the President include reinforcing the health system budget, laws to protect employees' earnings and jobs, and taxation measures to help small and medium-sized enterprises to survive the COVID-19 health emergency.

Coronavirus Report - March 19, 2020

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Reportes Oficiales
March 19, 2020
Coronavirus Report - March 19, 2020

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region.

The President of Chile declares a State of Constitutional Exception and Catastrophe in the entire country

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Official Information
March 18, 2020
The President of Chile declares a State of Constitutional Exception and Catastrophe in the entire country

The measure is designed to protect the logistics chain and the movement of medical supplies and patients, safeguard borders and guarantee the production and distribution chains in order to secure supplies, among other things. It would also allow measures such as quarantines and curfews to be imposed.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Chile

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Reportes Oficiales
March 18, 2020
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Chile

Below are details of confirmed cases by laboratories by every region as of March 18, 2020-

Economy Minister on price speculation involving basic goods: “We are already taking every legal measure to avoid abuses.”

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March 18, 2020
Economy Minister on price speculation involving basic goods: “We are already taking every legal measure to avoid abuses.”

The Minister explained that “it is possible to set prices under a State of Constitutional Exception, but its duration will only be as long as that of the State of Constitutional Exception.” In regard to the closure of malls and other businesses, he said that “the organization that has the legal authority to close a commercial center is the Public Health Institute, delegated by the President.”

President Piñera participates in videoconference with Prosur members regarding the Covid-19 outbreak in the region

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Reportes Oficiales
March 18, 2020
President Piñera participates in videoconference with Prosur members regarding the Covid-19 outbreak in the region

The Chilean President was accompanied by Foreign Affairs Minister Teodoro Ribera.

Measures adopted by the Chilean Government to address the outbreak of Covid-19

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Official Information
March 18, 2020
Measures adopted by the Chilean Government to address the outbreak of Covid-19

The measures taken by the Government include the closure of borders for 15 days from March 18.

President Piñera announces the closure of the borders and security of the supply chain

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Official Information
March 18, 2020
President Piñera announces the closure of the borders and security of the supply chain

The President has stressed that people should follow strict personal care protocols and avoid any unnecessary travel or circulation, preferably remaining at home.

Authorities inaugurate Chile pavilion in the world’s most important mining fair

Investment
March 3, 2020
Authorities inaugurate Chile pavilion in the world’s most important mining fair

The Minister of Mining, Baldo Prokurica, is heading the Chilean delegation to this year’s PDAC trade show where he launched a book with details of 40 mining investment projects in Chile.

Tax modernization becomes law and will increase fiscal revenues by US$2,200 million

Official Information
February 25, 2020
Tax modernization becomes law and will increase fiscal revenues by US$2,200 million

President Sebastián Piñera emphasized that the law is conducive to growth, investment and job creation. It offers special benefits for small and medium-sized businesses and senior citizens.

Foreign direct investment increased by 78% in 2019 to US 10,797 million

Investment
February 10, 2020
Foreign direct investment increased by 78% in 2019 to US 10,797 million

The most important component of the inflow was equity, which accounted for US 6,821 million.

The Economist upgrades Chile to “full democracy” on the 2019 Democracy Index

Investment
February 6, 2020
The Economist upgrades Chile to “full democracy” on the 2019 Democracy Index

Only three Latin American countries are in this category.

IMACEC for December increases by 1.1% year-on-year, ahead of market expectations

Investment
February 6, 2020
IMACEC for December increases by 1.1% year-on-year, ahead of market expectations

The indicator recovered from its drops in October and November.

Chile presents its international tourism promotion campaign at FITUR 2020

Tourism
February 5, 2020
Chile presents its international tourism promotion campaign at FITUR 2020

The campaign is focusing on sustainable tourism development as well as the wide array of nature and adventure experiences Chile offers.

Chamber of Deputies dispatches Pension Reform to the Senate and the government hopes it will become law in March

Official Information
February 4, 2020
Chamber of Deputies dispatches Pension Reform to the Senate and the government hopes it will become law in March

The bill is now ready to start the second stage of its passage.

Senate approves Tax Modernization bill and is now ready to be promulgated

Investment
January 30, 2020
Senate approves Tax Modernization bill and is now ready to be promulgated

The project raises revenues in a progressive way, fosters investment and simplifies the tax regime for SMEs.

Government announces preparation of guidelines on best practices for mining companies

Investment
January 30, 2020
Government announces preparation of guidelines on best practices for mining companies

The initiative seeks to promote early citizen participation in investment projects.

Joint Congressional Commission approves Tax Modernization bill

Investment
January 30, 2020
Joint Congressional Commission approves Tax Modernization bill

Finance Minister Ignacio Briones emphasized that the project favors investment, simplifies the tax system and, once in full force, will raise US$2,200 million in a progressive manner.

Chile obtains record rate on issuance of green bonds in dollars

Investment
January 30, 2020
Chile obtains record rate on issuance of green bonds in dollars

The operation included the issuance of a new 12-year green bond in dollars for US$750 million.

President Piñera announces injection of US$475 million in housing and urban infrastructure to boost economic reactivation

Investment
January 23, 2020
President Piñera announces injection of US$475 million in housing and urban infrastructure to boost economic reactivation

The initiative will permit the construction of 10,000 dwellings, plus subsidies to give families access to a house, and will create jobs in the construction sector.

Government presents climate change bill to diminish the phenomenon’s negative impacts in Chile

Investment
January 23, 2020
Government presents climate change bill to diminish the phenomenon’s negative impacts in Chile

Under the initiative, Chile would be carbon neutral by 2050. It also creates incentives for companies and individuals to make donations for the protection, care and conservation of the environment and the implementation of climate action projects.

Government presents bill to improve pensions, with a focus on women, the middle class and people dependent on care

Investment
January 23, 2020
Government presents bill to improve pensions, with a focus on women, the middle class and people dependent on care

The initiative will benefit over 1 million pensioners and will mean a gradual increase in the contribution rate from 10% to 16%. Pensions will improve by between 20% y 32%.

Chile inicia participación en ExpoDubai2020

Foreign Trade
January 21, 2020
Chile inicia participación en ExpoDubai2020

Durante la ceremonia que dio inicio a la construcción del pabellón de Chile en la ExpoDubai2020 y acompañado de la delegación chilena integrada por el director general de ProChile, Jorge O’Ryan, el embajador Jorge Dacarett, el comisario Álvaro Saieh y el empresario Ronald Bown, el canciller destacó la intención de nuestro país de forjar lazos comerciales con los Emiratos Árabes Unidos.

Positive balance for the first Export Meeting dedicated to Creative Industries

Foreign Trade
January 20, 2020
Positive balance for the first Export Meeting dedicated to Creative Industries

Enexpro "Chile, Live Talent" brought together more than 200 national companies with thirty importers from sectors such as music, animation, audiovisual, editorial, fashion, graphic narrative and video games; and seven ProChile´s professionals from markets such as Spain, Poland, Mexico, Brazil, Japan and the United States.

Video game meeting organized by ProChile brings together top executives from Nintendo, Square Enix and Epic Games with local developers

Foreign Trade
January 15, 2020
 Video game meeting organized by ProChile brings together top executives from Nintendo, Square Enix and Epic Games with local developers

The event took place at the Sofofa Conference Centre and gave Japanese industry representatives a better view of the levels and characteristics of the development of national companies.

Finance Ministry announces Agenda for Better Public Spending

Investment
January 15, 2020
Finance Ministry announces Agenda for Better Public Spending

Ignacio Briones announced three concrete steps in this direction: the creation of a Public Spending Commission (CGP); a protocol of agreement between the Finance Ministry, the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies; and the strengthening of the technical teams of the Budget Office and the Finance Ministry.

Government launches campaign to promote adventure tourism in Chile

Tourism
January 10, 2020
Government launches campaign to promote adventure tourism in Chile

The Ministry of Sports, the Undersecretariat for Tourism and the Imagen Chile Foundation presented the Welcome to #AdventureTourism campaign.

WTA: Chile triumphs for fourth time on Adventure Tourism and is crowned as World’s Leading Green Destination

Tourism
January 8, 2020
WTA: Chile triumphs for fourth time on Adventure Tourism and is crowned as World’s Leading Green Destination

The prizes were announced during the 26th World Travel Awards which, through a voting process, celebrate the world’s principal tourism destinations and respect for extreme nature.

Foreign direct investment up by 4% in first 11 months of 2019 to US$10,615 million

Investment
January 8, 2020
Foreign direct investment up by 4% in first 11 months of 2019 to US$10,615 million

The figure is 75% higher than the total received by Chile in 2018.

President Piñera Enacts Reform Bill to enable the Constitutional Plebiscite: “This defines the way forward for achieving a sound institutional framework”

Official Information
December 27, 2019
President Piñera Enacts Reform Bill to enable the Constitutional Plebiscite: “This defines the way forward for achieving a sound institutional framework”

The President expressed his appreciation for the hard work by the political parties that had enabled Congress to reach a constitutional agreement. He also called for unity, respect and dialog among all Chileans.

Foreign investors announces their trust in Chile

Investment
December 23, 2019
 Foreign investors announces their trust in Chile

During the Minister of Economy, Development and Tourism trip to Canada and the US, well-known businessmen and authorities reaffirm their interest in continuing to invest in Chile.

Ministry of Finance announces the Treasury Bond issuance plan for 2020

Investment
December 23, 2019
Ministry of Finance announces the Treasury Bond issuance plan for 2020

The Ministry of Finance will issue Treasury bonds for a maximum of approximately US$8.7 billion during 2020, in line with the debt limit authorized by the 2020 Budget Law.

Download: Foreign Trade Report (January-November 2019)

Foreign Trade
December 23, 2019
Download: Foreign Trade Report (January-November 2019)

During the period January-November 2019, Chile's commercial exchange with the world decreased by 7.4%, totaling US$ 127,104 million.

Ministry of Housing and Urban Development to invest in recovery of public spaces after demonstrations

Logistics and Infrastructure
December 23, 2019
Ministry of Housing and Urban Development to invest in recovery of public spaces after demonstrations

Minister Cristián Monckeberg announced details of the projects selected to repair public spaces that have been the focus of demonstrations.

The current situation in Chile: impact on the economy and public finance

Investment
December 20, 2019
The current situation in Chile: impact on the economy and public finance

The Finance Ministry has prepared a document with investors in mind, explaining that the fundamentals of the Chilean economy remain solid.

Sebastián Piñera: A New Opportunity for Chile’s Future

December 18, 2019
Sebastián Piñera: A New Opportunity for Chile’s Future

The government is committed to fight inequality in response to social unrest. The country cannot go on without social justice.

Learn about public infrastructure tenders in 2020

Investment
Logistics and Infrastructure
December 17, 2019
Learn about public infrastructure tenders in 2020

They correspond mainly to highways, hospitals and public infrastructure.

Government announces agenda of anti-abuse measures

Official Information
December 11, 2019
Government announces agenda of anti-abuse measures

Establishing prison sentences for collusion in the marketing of basic necessities such as food and medicines.

Foreign direct investment increases by 64% to US10,325 million in first ten months

Investment
December 10, 2019
Foreign direct investment increases by 64% to US10,325 million in first ten months

In October, the net inflow of foreign direct investment reached US$850 million.

Central Bank updates growth and investment forecasts in its December Monetary Policy Report

Investment
December 5, 2019
Central Bank updates growth and investment forecasts in its December Monetary Policy Report

The report indicates that economic activity reflects the complex situation being experienced by the country as a result of the social crisis.

FAQs about Chile’s tourism status

Q&A
Tourism
December 5, 2019
FAQs about Chile’s tourism status

Visitors coming to Chile are highly recommend to get well informed due to the current situation in the country.

Local authorities meet with overseas companies to evaluate measures to support SMEs

Investment
December 5, 2019
Local authorities meet with overseas companies to evaluate measures to support SMEs

During a conversation organized by Deloitte and the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency, Economy Minister Lucas Palacios underlined the importance of everyone helping to support the SMEs affected by acts of violence.

President Piñera signs bill to set guaranteed minimum income

Official Information
December 4, 2019
President Piñera signs bill to set guaranteed minimum income

President Sebastián Piñera signed a bill to set a guaranteed minimum income; at the signing ceremony, he was accompanied by the Ministers of Finance, Ignacio Briones; Labor, María José Zaldívar, and Social Development, Sebastián Sichel, as well as the Minister for the President’s Office, Felipe Ward.

Pro-Employment & Economic Recovery Plan

Investment
December 4, 2019
Pro-Employment & Economic Recovery Plan

For further information about the plan, please download the report prepared by the Ministry of Finance for investors.

Visit these websites to find out more about the foreign trade chain

Foreign Trade
December 4, 2019
Visit these websites to find out more about the foreign trade chain

With the goal of facilitating access to information, reducing search time and resources, here you can find direct links enabling you to get in touch with the different stakeholders involved in the foreign trade chain.

Plan to support SME exporters

Foreign Trade
December 3, 2019
Plan to support SME exporters

ProChile, the Export Promotion Bureau of Chile's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has made efforts to support small and medium-sized export enterprises.

President Piñera refers to agreements for peace, social justice and a new Constitution

Official Information
December 3, 2019
President Piñera refers to agreements for peace, social justice and a new Constitution

For all Chileans, the past four weeks have been hard and difficult, affecting the body and soul of our society; they have left us with profound lessons and have also sown hope.

Logistics and Infrastructure: follow up the latest up-to-date information

Logistics and Infrastructure
December 3, 2019
Logistics and Infrastructure: follow up the latest up-to-date information

Please find out in this section, the following links that have been put together with up to date information.

Chile Reports: official information about the process taking place in our country

December 3, 2019
Chile Reports: official information about the process taking place in our country

In a regional and international context marked by high levels of uncertainty, to which Chile has not been immune, we believe it is essential to provide accurate and timely information about the process taking place in our country in order to offer tools that can help different actors and sectors in their decision-making.

Minister Prokurica highlights support of large mining companies for the country’s entrepreneurs

Investment
December 3, 2019
Minister Prokurica highlights support of large mining companies for the country’s entrepreneurs

Codelco, Collahuasi, BHP, Antofagasta Minerals, Minera Candelaria and Anglo American are launching plans for the economic reactivation of SMEs that have been affected during the social mobilizations of the past month.

FNE recommends structural reform of pharmaceuticals market

Investment
December 3, 2019
FNE recommends structural reform of pharmaceuticals market

The National Economic Prosecutor’s Office (FNE) released today a preliminary report on its study of the pharmaceuticals market.

Government agrees to launch process for new Constitution

Investment
December 3, 2019
Government agrees to launch process for new Constitution

The Minister Gonzalo Blumel indicated that a process of transversal dialogue will begin with all sectors, to achieve the broadest agreements and coordination to advance towards this new Constitution.

Government announces average 1% reduction in water rates charged by Aguas Andinas in the Santiago Metropolitan Region

Investment
December 3, 2019
Government announces average 1% reduction in water rates charged by Aguas Andinas in the Santiago Metropolitan Region

The Superintendency of Water Services reached an agreement with Aguas Andinas on rates for 2020-2025.

What's the creation of the mechanism for stabilizing electricity prices all about?

Investment
December 3, 2019
What's the creation of the mechanism for stabilizing electricity prices all about?

The creation of a mechanism for stabilizing electricity prices under which the latest increase of 9.2% in bills will be reversed.

Modification of Distributed Generation Law presented in Viña del Mar

Investment
December 3, 2019
Modification of Distributed Generation Law presented in Viña del Mar

The seminar was held to increase awareness of regulatory changes regarding distributed generation for self-consumption, including both procedural and technical issues.

Measures announced to facilitate SME tax compliance

Investment
December 3, 2019
Measures announced to facilitate SME tax compliance

Today, in light of the complex situation in the country, Finance Minister Ignacio Briones announced measures to facilitate tax compliance by SMEs.

Finance Ministry announces use of US$2,400 million from Economic and Social Stabilization Fund (FEES) in 2019 and 2020

Investment
December 3, 2019
Finance Ministry announces use of US$2,400 million from Economic and Social Stabilization Fund (FEES) in 2019 and 2020

The FEES has the advantage of allowing it to finance fiscal needs, reducing recourse to public borrowing.

Moody’s maintains Chile’s A1 credit rating with “stable” outlook

Investment
December 3, 2019
Moody’s maintains Chile’s A1 credit rating with “stable” outlook

Chile's credit profile balances its very strong financial and institutional strength against a level of economic diversification and GDP per capita that lags that of its peers.

Chile is the region’s most attractive country for investment in clean energies

Investment
December 3, 2019
Chile is the region’s most attractive country for investment in clean energies

In the 2019 Climatescope report, published by BloombergNEF, Chile took second position in the global ranking, after India.

Tourism: specific recommendations according to each country's region

Tourism
December 2, 2019
Tourism: specific recommendations according to each country's region

The Undersecretary of Tourism and the National Tourism Service reiterate the importance of carrying out an informed and responsible tourism throughout the country.

Chilean Foreign Trade

December 2, 2019
Chilean Foreign Trade

In the period January-October 2019, Chile's commercial exchange with the world totaled US$ 116,593 million, after an interannual contraction of 6.9%.

Download: Foreign Trade Report (January-October 2019)

Foreign Trade
December 2, 2019
Download: Foreign Trade Report (January-October 2019)

The shipments of copper concentrate reached an historical maximum in this period, accounting for 57% of the total copper exported, while the shipments of copper cathodes reached their lowest level since 2016.

FAQs: what you need to know about the current situation in Chile

Q&A
December 2, 2019
FAQs: what you need to know about the current situation in Chile

Find out here official information related to the actions taken by the Government of Chile to face the current situation in the country.

Agreement for Social Peace and a New Constitution

Peace Agreement
December 2, 2019
Agreement for Social Peace and a New Constitution

Chilean political parties have agreed upon an institutional solution, aiming to seek peace and social justice through an indisputably democratic process.

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