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UK-Chile Trade Continuity Agreement: What Does This Mean for Businesses?

UK-Chile Trade Continuity Agreement: What Does This Mean for Businesses?

In modern-day globalized economies, an important factor in doing business is trade agreements. These agreements allow companies to enter countries with ease and allow them to avoid trade tariffs to varying degrees. This gives competitive advantages to international companies eligible to operate under these agreements. By the same token, trade agreements can fall victim to uncertainty due to legislative or governmental change, companies are on edge. The implications of new or modified trade...

Ease of Doing Business in Latin America Summary

Ease of Doing Business in Latin America Summary

With more and more organizations looking to expand internationally and enter new markets, Latin America is becoming an increasingly popular choice. With strong trade links, a lucrative geographic position and a growing middle-class market, the territory offers businesses with the right value proposition significant opportunities that can be exploited for high returns. However, Latin America is a big place. 2017 estimations suggest that the territory is home to more than 640 million people and...

The Promising Future of the Latin American Tourism Sector

The Promising Future of the Latin American Tourism Sector

There are several factors driving the current economic growth in Latin America. Such factors include investment stimulation by regional governments and an increase in skilled labour; which, unsurprisingly is causing a surge in new business arrivals from outside the region. Simultaneously, the increasing wealth of the middle class and the elimination of visas required between nations, among other reasons, have caused an even greater spike in tourists who are venturing further than the confines...

Why is Chile the Leading Latin American Investment Destination?

Why is Chile the Leading Latin American Investment Destination?

Latin American economies have attracted more and more interest from foreign business in recent years. The reason for this interest is the fast evolving economies and varied and profitable national sectors. According to the Doing Business Study for 2018, Chile ranked 55th for the ease of doing business. In this same report formed by the World Bank, Chile ranks higher than any other Latin American country. The longest country in the world, famous for its wide variety of natural phenomenons,...

Corporate Compliance in Chile – What are the Statutory Requirements?

Corporate Compliance in Chile – What are the Statutory Requirements?

Being the most stable economy of Latin America, Chile has grown into a popular destination for innovative business ideas and commercial expansion by well-consolidated and renowned foreign companies. With its globally recognized copper and salmon exports and distinguished wines, Chile offers many strong national sectors for keen investors. Moreover, because of Chile's rise in tourism (2017 saw an all-time high in the number of tourists received), smaller cities are starting to grow, and...

Chilecon Valley: Chile’s Growing Entrepreneurial and Technological Hub

Chilecon Valley: Chile’s Growing Entrepreneurial and Technological Hub

As the world becomes smaller, technology advances and innovation become the name of the game. Consequently, countries need to adapt, expand, and revolutionize their economic and political practices. At the head of this globalization, the frontier is the Latin American up-and-coming powerhouse: Chile. Chile’s past economic difficulties, and the corresponding solutions, ultimately served as a catalyst to the country’s recent exponential economic growth. Who serves to benefit from this current...

Opportunities for Mining Service Companies in Latin America

Opportunities for Mining Service Companies in Latin America

The growth in the natural resources sector within Latin America presents a wealth of business opportunities for companies and individuals looking to expand their mining operations. The region is set to be one of the fastest-growing mining locations within the next decade and companies that can bring the right skills, knowledge, expertise, equipment, services, and technology to the market will be able to experience commercial success. Currently, the Latin American mining sectors are having an...

Why Expand Your Business to Chile?

Why Expand Your Business to Chile?

Chile is not only Latin America's strongest economy, but it is also a safe haven for businesses given that Chile has consolidated its position as Latin America's most competitive economy. In the World Investment Report 2016, UNCTAD ranked Chile as the world's 17th largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI).   Foreign investors can operate in a stable country (both economically and politically) with favorable geographic conditions. Public safety, diverse business opportunities, and a...

Overview of Latin America’s Mining Sector

Overview of Latin America’s Mining Sector

With worldwide commodity prices on the increase, Latin America’s mining sector has been on the rise for some years, with foreign investors from all four corners of the globe entering into the market to utilize its vast natural resources and low-cost labor market. In 2019, it is expected that the sector will build on its positive trend, with markets including Brazil selling off mining areas to raise capital, boost employment, and drive foreign direct investment (FDI).  Below, we share an...

Chile’s National Tourism Department Discuss Sustainable Tourism with BLH

Chile’s National Tourism Department Discuss Sustainable Tourism with BLH

In this edition of 'Industry Experts Q&A', Martina Mistikova from Biz Latin Hub was welcomed in the offices of Sernatur, a governmental agency dedicated to the promotion of tourism in Chile to learn more about what the Chilean government does to enhance sustainable tourism in the nation.  Doing Business in Chile and Sustainable Tourism Biz Latin Hub (BLH): How would you characterize the sustainable tourism industry in Chile? Sernatur: The issue of sustainability in this country is...

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