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  • Wednesday, May 6th 2015 - 06:34 UTC

    Despite devastating rains and floods Chile's economy grew 1.6% in March

    “We expect better figures and more economic dynamism in the third quarter” sustaining the 2015 growth estimate of around 3%”, said minister Arenas

    Chile's economy grew at a modest pace in March, as a gradual rebound was weighed down by devastating floods and mudslides in its northern region, central bank data showed on Tuesday. The IMACEC economic activity index, which encompasses about 90% of the economy tallied in GDP figures, rose 1.6% in March from the same month a year ago.

  • Wednesday, November 5th 2014 - 05:16 UTC

    Chile chosen by World Bank for Latam’s first Research and Development Center

     “Very good news for Chile” it reaffirms Chile's institutional stability and its capacity to design and implement public policies, said Arenas

    Chile’s Finance Ministry Alberto Arenas, and the World Bank Group (WBG), represented by its Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean, Jorge Familiar, signed a cooperation agreement to establish in Chile the first Research and Development Center in Latin America, and the second outside Washington, DC.

  • Wednesday, October 15th 2014 - 07:38 UTC

    “Chile Day” in London underlines the very close links with the UK

    Minister Swire recalled friendship can be traced back to Lord Cochrane’s involvement in Chilean independence two centuries ago

    Chilean authorities and business people opened the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday as part of the “Chile Day 2014” which is the country's foremost promotion event abroad for the financial and business sectors. UK Foreign Office Minister of State for Latin America Hugo Swire underlined that Chile in “a key partner in the region”.

  • Tuesday, January 28th 2014 - 05:56 UTC

    Three crucial ministries in Chilean president elect Bachelet cabinet

    Eyzaguirre, Education; Arenas, Finance and Peñailillo, Interior will have to implement the reform, pay for it and contain further protests

    Chile’s President-elect Michelle Bachelet ended weeks of speculation about the composition of her Cabinet as she prepares to re-take the presidency on March 11 following her overwhelming win with her New Majority coalition in December 2013. Three ministries will be crucial if Bachelet is to keep her education reform program: Education, Finance and Interior.