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President Piñera announces extension of the Employment IFE

President Piñera announces extension of the Employment IFE

Official Information
December 1, 2021

The measure extends the application period to include January, February and March 2022, allowing more workers to receive the subsidy. The amount will remain the same, with up to $250,000 Chilean pesos (US$320) for priority groups such as women, young people, men over 55, people with disabilities and recipients of the disability pension.

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Chile’s Electoral Service (SERVEL) delivers last preliminary results bulletin with 100% of votes counted

Chile’s Electoral Service (SERVEL) delivers last preliminary results bulletin with 100% of votes counted

Official Information
November 24, 2021

The 2021 Presidential, Parliamentary and Regional Councilor elections process was completed at 6am this morning.

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With the launch of a postage stamp and letter of commitment to gender equality, Chile and Canada celebrate 80 years of diplomatic relations

With the launch of a postage stamp and letter of commitment to gender equality, Chile and Canada celebrate 80 years of diplomatic relations

Official Information
November 19, 2021

Foreign Minister Andrés Allamand and the Canadian Ambassador to Chile, Michael Gort, reviewed the milestones that have marked this relationship, highlighting the Free Trade Agreement, the first that Canada signed with a Latin American country.

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Questions and Answers: 2021 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections

Questions and Answers: 2021 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections

Official Information
Q&A
November 16, 2021

Elections for the President of Chile, Senators, Deputies and Regional Councilors will be held on Sunday, November 21, 2021. Chileans living in the country and abroad who are listed as registered to vote on the final Electoral Roll published by Chile’s Electoral Service (SERVEL) on September 22, 2021, may participate.

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Minister Jobet and Bill Gates highlight the importance of clean energy innovation

Minister Jobet and Bill Gates highlight the importance of clean energy innovation

Official Information
November 4, 2021

Chile’s Energy Minister participated in a panel discussion at the COP26 summit in Glasgow with the Microsoft entrepreneur and Canada’s Environment and Climate Change Minister to discuss how to achieve global climate goals.

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Ministers Cerda and Palacios value Chile’s economic growth at 15.6% in September and emphasize its recovery to pre-pandemic levels

Ministers Cerda and Palacios value Chile’s economic growth at 15.6% in September and emphasize its recovery to pre-pandemic levels

Official Information
November 4, 2021

Chile’s Central Bank this morning reported that the Monthly Economic Activity Index (IMACEC) for September grew by 15.6% compared to the same month last year. This figure far exceeded market expectations, which projected an increase of around 13%.

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Chile presents the first National Policy on Artificial Intelligence

Chile presents the first National Policy on Artificial Intelligence

Official Information
October 29, 2021

The pioneering work by the Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation Ministry includes the development of enabling factors, the use and development of AI technology and ethical and safety aspects. In addition, an action plan has been released that brings together 70 priority measures and 185 initiatives from different public services. They focus on social and economic aspects and nurturing talent, all within a ten-year period.

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Imagen de Chile nominated in three categories at the City Nation Place Awards 2021

Imagen de Chile nominated in three categories at the City Nation Place Awards 2021

Official Information
Tourism
October 8, 2021

“Best Communication Strategy: Place Brand,” “Best Use of Data” and “Place Brand of the Year” are the three categories in which Chile has been selected to compete as a finalist. It is the only South American country nominated for these awards.

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Minister Cerda on the Imacec for August: “Our economy is getting back on its feet”

Minister Cerda on the Imacec for August: “Our economy is getting back on its feet”

Official Information
October 7, 2021

The increase was above market expectations, which pointed to a 16.3% increase for the month.

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Unemployment in Chile is 8.5% for the June-August 2021 quarter

Unemployment in Chile is 8.5% for the June-August 2021 quarter

Official Information
October 4, 2021

The estimated total employment rate grew 14.8% over 12 months, influenced mainly by the construction (52.1%), commerce (17.9%) and transport (25.5%) sectors.

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President Piñera announces extension of the Employment IFE

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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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