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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?...

Biz Latin Hub Celebrates 5 Years of Doing Business in Latin America

Biz Latin Hub Celebrates 5 Years of Doing Business in Latin America

Biz Latin Hub expansion in Latin America marks its fifth year. This year, Biz Latin Hub celebrated its fifth birthday, marking 5 successful years of empowering foreign companies interested in doing business in Latin America. “In our fifth year, we’ve achieved a number of positive milestones,” says David Wright, Chairman of Biz Latin Hub. “Notably, we’ve taken our first steps to expand globally by offering our services in Australia and New Zealand. We’ve also expanded to Uruguay and most...

Double Taxation Deal Improves Ease of Doing Business in Chile and India

Double Taxation Deal Improves Ease of Doing Business in Chile and India

On November 27, India’s Union Cabinet passed a Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) with Chile. This agreement removes the issue of people living in either country being taxed twice on any incomes they earn in the partner country. This is helpful for expatriate taxpayers and international business owners, who can enjoy an improved ease of doing business in Chile and India. Chile and India share close economic relations, and this is another step in the direction of strengthening the...

The Importance of an Entity Health Check in Latin America

The Importance of an Entity Health Check in Latin America

Historically, Latin America has always been known for its exhaustive and rigorous corporate compliance systems which can vary by country, and prove challenging for foreign investors to understand. Countries such as Brazil and Argentina register high on global tables when it comes to complexity of doing business, with other nations in the region not far behind.  When expanding into Latin America, it’s important to understand local compliance requirements, and the overall condition of any...

Business-2-Business Opportunities in Chile

Business-2-Business Opportunities in Chile

Supported by its abundance in natural resources, strong infrastructure, business-friendly government and well-built macroeconomic system, Chile’s GDP has grown uninhibited over the last 15 years. This has enabled Chile to fully assume its image as a stable and prosperous Latin American country attracting many foreign investors to explore its diverse business opportunities. Business Opportunities in Chile in the B2B sector Chile’s vibrant and diverse range of industries is largely supported by...

4 Key Tips to Set Up a Business in Chile

4 Key Tips to Set Up a Business in Chile

Successive business-friendly governments in Chile has allowed it to become one of the most stable and prosperous countries in Latin America. Its economy has experienced strong compound annual growth rates over recent years, demonstrated by its GDP increase of 4% in 2018. Experts believe this growth is likely to continue in 2019 and 2020, with successive increases of 3.4% and 3.2% alike, making setting up a business in Chile an accommodating experience. Learn how to set up a business in Chile...

Business Opportunities for Aquaculture in Latin America

Business Opportunities for Aquaculture in Latin America

It is well-established that Latin America is by far the most biodiverse continent in the world. Home to the largest rainforest on the planet, the longest mountain range in the world, as well as some of the greatest deserts, Latin America plays host to the most diverse set of habitats known to man. However, what many would consider a greater wealth is that of the aquatic diversity. Access to both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, north as well as south and the hundreds of thousands of kilometers...

When is a Legal Representative Required in Chile?

When is a Legal Representative Required in Chile?

Expanding to new markets does not need to be difficult with the right support at hand from an experienced legal representative. By taking the time to get to know and understand the country’s business and commercial culture as well as a basic, but nevertheless important, grasp of the legal framework, expansion becomes that much easier. A legal representative in Chile is a key element to ensure your company complies with legislation. Latin America carries a burdensome reputation for being a...

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