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International Leaders Plan Strategic Direction for the Year Ahead

International Leaders Plan Strategic Direction for the Year Ahead

Bogotá, 1 March 2020 – Biz Latin Hub leaders from all over Latin America are coming together in Bogotá over the next week to share updates of the operations of their respective country offices. Together with Managing Director Craig Dempsey and Chairman David Wright, they'll map out the company's growth strategy for the next 12 months, and plan the future movements of their respective offices. Biz Latin Hub's Corporate Office will host international business leaders from its 12 offices across...

5 Tips for Business Success for US Companies in Chile

5 Tips for Business Success for US Companies in Chile

As one of the world’s most entrepreneurial nations, there are ample business opportunities for US companies in Chile. Chile and the US have maintained a strong commercial relationship dating back to 1918. In 2019, both countries celebrated their 100th anniversary of the Chilean-American Chamber of Commerce. This longstanding and mutually beneficial commercial relationship has fostered strong connections between the 2 countries. For decades, Chile has modeled its economy and institutional...

Digital Trade Agreement Supports E-commerce in New Zealand, Chile, Singapore

Digital Trade Agreement Supports E-commerce in New Zealand, Chile, Singapore

New Zealand e-commerce companies stand to benefit from a new digital trade agreement with Chile and Singapore. In January 2020, the 3 countries concluded negotiations on a ‘Digital Economy Partnership Agreement’ (DEPA). This agreement aims to support digital trade channels and digital economy growth between the countries, and identify new opportunities for international e-commerce businesses. New Zealand online-based companies are empowered to secure new international trade channels with two...

Entrepreneurship in Chile Favors Innovation and New Business

Entrepreneurship in Chile Favors Innovation and New Business

Entrepreneurship in Chile continues to develop, supported by government initiatives. According to the Global Entrepreneur Monitor (GEM), Chile is the most entrepreneurial country in the world, ahead of the US and India and alongside Guatemala. Many factors such as start-up funding, education, innovation system, and entrepreneurship environment contributed to Chile’s number one ranking. With a skilled workforce, a thriving entrepreneurship environment, solid macroeconomic fundamentals, and...

How to Register a Trademark in Chile: a Step-by-step Guide

How to Register a Trademark in Chile: a Step-by-step Guide

Register a trademark in Chile to protect your brand and secure your company's reputation. Chile ranks high on the World Bank's list of doing business and attracts more and more commercial innovators. To compete with other opportunity-seekers it is essential to register your trademark in Chile. By registering your trademark in Chile, you secure your business’ revenue and your brand’s omnipresence. A registered trademark in Chile will legally protect your brand and give you exclusive rights to...

Direct Flights and Visa Benefits for Australians Traveling to Chile

Direct Flights and Visa Benefits for Australians Traveling to Chile

Chile and Australia share a longstanding, strong bilateral relationship built on informal connections during the nineteenth century. Chile was Australia’s first Latin American connection, and since their first formal cooperation agreement - the 1996 Extradition Treaty - the two countries have cooperated on a number of topics, and enjoyed a high level of two-way trade. Now, the Latin American country is offering an easier passage for Australians traveling to Chile. In December 2019, Chile...

Increased US Investment in Latin America Technology Hubs

Increased US Investment in Latin America Technology Hubs

US investment in Latin America by large technology companies is increasing. In 2007, Google opened its Latin American headquarters in Argentina. 13 years later, the company has a renewable energy-powered data center in Chile and will be expanding with another data center in Uruguay. Google is not the only US tech giant investing in Latin America. Other tech multinationals such as Amazon and fintech giant startup Stripe have made great investments in order to provide better services and have...

5 Reasons to Establish a Local Sales Presence in Chile

5 Reasons to Establish a Local Sales Presence in Chile

Commercial expansion is a natural consideration for a successful company’s next steps, whether locally or internationally. Internationally, there are virtually endless market and cost reduction related opportunities for growing businesses to take advantage of. Among those, Chile consistently has been regarded as one of the most attractive destinations within the Latin American region to establish a local sales presence. There’s more than one way to establish a local sales presence in Chile....

Import and Export in Chile: Understand International Trade Requirements

Import and Export in Chile: Understand International Trade Requirements

The process to import and export in Chile can be straightforward once all the requirements are met and paperwork is handled appropriately.  As one of the most developed countries in Latin America, Chile surges ahead in economic strength and technology adoption. It’s considered by many as the gateway to the region. Businesses looking to import and export from Chile are in the prime position to trade with the rest of the region and Chile’s other key partners. Why import and export in Chile?...

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