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August brings record high in business creation and Minister Palacios highlights positive impact on employment

August brings record high in business creation and Minister Palacios highlights positive impact on employment

Investment
Official Information
September 10, 2021

A total of 18,955 companies were created last month, the highest number on record. This figure also represents a 14.6% increase over the same month the previous year. The progress made in the Aysén and Magallanes Regions is worthy of note. The services sector once again showed the greatest momentum.

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President Piñera heads ceremony to inaugurate works in the Rajo Inca mine of CODELCO’s Salvador Division

President Piñera heads ceremony to inaugurate works in the Rajo Inca mine of CODELCO’s Salvador Division

Logistics and Infrastructure
Official Information
August 26, 2021

The US$1.4 billion project, which will give a boost to mining in Chile, will extend the working life of the mine by 47 years and change the extraction method from underground to open-cut.

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President Piñera announces production of the first green hydrogen molecule in Chile

President Piñera announces production of the first green hydrogen molecule in Chile

Logistics and Infrastructure
Official Information
August 23, 2021

It is a historic milestone in the country’s progress in developing clean energy and decarbonizing its energy matrix. It will also bring the green hydrogen industry into mining.

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Minister Cerda on June’s historic IMACEC: “20.1% growth goes well beyond a rebound effect – we are achieving economic recovery”

Minister Cerda on June’s historic IMACEC: “20.1% growth goes well beyond a rebound effect – we are achieving economic recovery”

Official Information
August 3, 2021

This morning the Central Bank reported that the June Monthly Economic Activity Index (IMACEC) was up 20.1% over the same month last year.

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UNESCO includes Archaeological Sites and Artificial Mummification of the Chinchorro Culture on its World Heritage List

UNESCO includes Archaeological Sites and Artificial Mummification of the Chinchorro Culture on its World Heritage List

Official Information
July 29, 2021

This is the country’s seventh site to achieve the highest level of heritage protection because of its “outstanding universal value.”

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Chile and Panama sign collaboration agreement for the development of sustainable mining and the promotion of Chile’s mining industry in Panama

Chile and Panama sign collaboration agreement for the development of sustainable mining and the promotion of Chile’s mining industry in Panama

Official Information
July 21, 2021

Energy and Mining Biminister Juan Carlos Jobet and his Panamanian counterpart from the Commerce and Industry Ministry, Ramón Martínez, signed the Memorandum of Understanding between the two nations.

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President Piñera enacts law that extends emergency postnatal leave

President Piñera enacts law that extends emergency postnatal leave

coronavirus
Official Information
June 7, 2021

The new proposal extends the Ley de Crianza Protegida (Protected Parenting Law) by three months. The law grants preventive medical leave for parents of newborns and the rights for parents with preschool aged children to temporarily stop working in order to care for them.

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Gobierno en Terreno allows Chileans abroad to access services online

Gobierno en Terreno allows Chileans abroad to access services online

Official Information
May 20, 2021

The goal of the program, which has been successfully implemented since 2005, is to provide Chilean citizens living abroad with access to government services and reinforce their connection with Chile.

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Servel to help Chileans abroad request a change in domicile for voting

Servel to help Chileans abroad request a change in domicile for voting

Official Information
May 14, 2021

The measure is meant to offer Chileans abroad the opportunity to work with Electoral Service (Servel) staff, facilitating access to the voting domicile change procedure for individuals who do not have a unique code and have been unable to travel to consulates to request one due to the pandemic.

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Government launches today second online extraordinary migratory regularization process

Government launches today second online extraordinary migratory regularization process

Official Information
April 22, 2021

The measure will benefit those migrants who entered Chile before March 18, 2020 through authorized crossing points. Those who entered illegally will be able to leave the country without being penalized and apply for a visa at a Chilean consulate abroad.

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August brings record high in business creation and Minister Palacios highlights positive impact on employment

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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.

Government agrees to launch process for new Constitution

Investment
December 2, 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.

Moody’s maintains Chile’s A1 credit rating with “stable” outlook

Investment
December 2, 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.

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.

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