In December, the value of Chilean exports of copper rose amid a sustained recovery in global metal prices and despite the impact on production because of the pandemic. News source
According to survey results, corporate representatives showed a positive outlook for the foreign trade sector for 2021. Over 50% of exporters and importers gave foreign trade processes a rating of five on a scale of 1 to 7. News source
More than 10 million people have been vaccinated against covid-19 in the world: Chile leads the process in South America.
According to a report developed by Bloomberg, Chile ranks 14th in the world, with 8,648 inoculations. News source
After a year marked by the pandemic, the President acknowledged that the government had to make very difficult and sometimes misunderstood decisions. He also made a special mention for health employees and essential service workers. News source
The Pfizer-BioNTech doses will be destined for healthcare workers in the intensive care units of La Araucanía, Biobío, Magallanes and the Metropolitan Region. News source
Minister Palacios chairs meeting of Committee of Ministers for the Promotion and Attraction of Foreign Investment
During the meeting, the recently appointed director of InvestChile, Andrés Rodríguez, reviewed the Agency’s main activities in 2020 and presented an analysis of the evolution of foreign investment in the context of the pandemic. News source
On December 15, the WTO Informal Working Group on MSMEs, in which Chile participates, launched the Global Trade Helpdesk created by the International Trade Center (ITC), the World Trade Organization (WTO) and UNCTAD. The platform aims to simplify market research for...
Pacific Alliance Summit ends with Declarations on Gender Equality and the Digital Market within the trading bloc.
On December 11, the 15th Pacific Alliance Summit was held. The meeting was led by the President of Chile, Sebastián Piñera. He was accompanied by the President of Colombia, Iván Duque, while the presidents of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and the President of ...
Sebastián Piñera and Xi Jingping pledged collaboration on vaccine and commemorated 50 years of relations between Chile and China.
On December 15, it was the fifth decade since the beginning of relations between Chile and China. Sebastián Piñera appreciated China’s efforts in managing the Covid-19 pandemic News source
President Piñera praises investment in Chile’s new Microsoft datacentres: “This will significantly boost our economy and create opportunities”
Microsoft Corporation, the U.S. technology company, has announced its largest investment in 28 years of operations in Chile that will generate directly and indirectly 51,000 jobs. News source