Archive for the ‘Economics’ Category

Chile welcomes Chinese investment

This article appeared in People’s Daily Online, November, 2010. Chile will invest 120 billion U.S. dollars in building its economy over 10 years to become a developed country and eliminate poverty, Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said Tuesday. “We have a very ambitious investment plan,”...
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Chile Raises Key Interest Rate To 3%

Chile Raises Key Interest Rate To 3%
This article appeared in RTTNews, November 2010. Chile’s central bank on Tuesday hiked its benchmark lending rate again despite the strong peso and weaker than expected inflation. The key rate was raised by a quarter percentage point to 3% as expected. This marks the sixth straight rate hike and...
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China, Chile agree to expand trade

China, Chile agree to expand trade
This article appeared in People’s Daily Online, November, 2010 Chinese President Hu Jintao (R) shakes hands with visiting Chilean President Sebastian Pinera during their meeting in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 16, 2010. Hu jintao held talks with Sebastian Pinera at the Great Hall of the Pople...
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Malaysia, Chile Sign Trade Agreement to Scrap Tariffs

Malaysia, Chile Sign Trade Agreement to Scrap Tariffs
This article appeared in Bloomberg Businessweek, November, 2010. By Katrina Nicholas Malaysia signed a free trade agreement with Chile yesterday that will see the two countries progressively reduce or eliminate tariffs on their respective agricultural and industrial products. The agreement, to be implemented...
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BlackRock Developing Local ETFs in Chile, Colombia to Attract Investors

BlackRock Developing Local ETFs in Chile, Colombia to Attract Investors
Appeared on Bloomberg, November, 2010. BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest money manager, plans to offer local exchange-traded funds in Colombia and Chile to expand its business to institutional and retail investors in the South American nations. Work on the creation of locally-listed, peso-denominated...
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