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Chile’s prospects brighten as copper rebounds

A change of government and a reviving commodities market could be good news for the Chilean economy.

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Chile: Pushing for productivity

Chile’s finance minister Rodrigo Valdés tells Jacopo Dettoni about the reform-minded government’s efforts to strengthen the economy as weakening copper prices take a toll on the country’s mining sector.

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ProChile director looks to more equal growth

The director of Chile's export promotion bureau, ProChile, tells fDi that changes to the country's education system will see an eventual improvement in the skill levels of its workforce, while the drive to assist SMEs in exporting their goods should provide a further boost to the government's efforts to spread the benefits of years of economic growth.

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Chile looks to FDI to solve energy and infrastructure problems

Chile's FDI performance over the past decade has been hugely impressive. However, wary of its inadequate infrastructure and expensive energy prices, the country's government is keen to attract further foreign investment as a way of solving these problems.

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An expanding advantage: how Chilean firms are making their mark overseas

The glut of free-trade agreements that Chile has with upwards of 60 countries gives its companies – particularly its SMEs – access to a potentially huge customer base, something the county's government is encouraging them to take advantage of.

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Chile builds on its success

Chile is undergoing a period of significant change as its government, led by president Michelle Bachelet, looks to implement new reforms across a range of sectors from education to taxation, in a bid to bolster the country's position as one of the leading investment destinations in Latin America.

South American States of the Future

South American States of the Future 2014/15

São Paulo has been declared the winner in fDi’s South American States of the Future 2014/15 ranking with Metropolitana de Santiago and Rio de Janeiro following in second and third places. Cathy McReynolds reports.

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Chile's finance minister sees fruits of stability

Chile’s minister of finance talks about his country’s reputation for stability, the impact of China’s slowdown and the continued need for economic diversification. 

Outward bound: emerging sources of FDI

Outward bound: emerging sources of FDI

It is often cited that the BRIC economies – Brazil, Russia, India and China – offer the best opportunities for growth. It would therefore follow that outward FDI flows from these countries are also expanding but only one of the so-called 'big four' appears in the top five countries in terms of outward FDI growth.

Corruption still at large in Latin America, according to survey

Nearly three-quarters of respondents to a survey by  international law firms Miller & Chevalier and Matteson Ellis say  that anti-corruption laws in Latin America are insufficient.

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