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.read more
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.read more
The award recognized the high certification and verification standards of the Green Bond Framework, and the portfolio of selected projects.read more
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.read more
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.read more
Anyone who tests positive for Coronavirus will be offered the opportunity to stay in one of the facilities.read more
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.
In addition, the authorities also instructed the closure of the entire network of urban parks throughout Chile.
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.
The minister also spoke about the price of copper, saying that while this is a difficult situation, it is temporary.
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.
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.