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Doing business in Chile

A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Chile.

Key data

Ease of Doing Business in Chile
Summary of comprehensive annual data collated by the World Bank giving key indicators for business and economic conditions. Includes information on typical business procedures, showing time to complete and associated costs for each step.

Guides

Overseas Business Risk - Chile
Guidance from the Department for International Trade and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office on potential risks for UK businesses operating in this country. Covers economic and political risks, human rights issues, bribery and corruption, terrorism, intellectual property and organised crime.

Chile company registration
Comprehensive guide produced by Healy Consultants explaining company structures and business entity types, fees and timelines for incorporation, accounting and tax in this jurisdiction and comparisons with other countries in the region.

Doing Business in Chile
Country guide from Baker Tilly International providing an overview of rules and regulations covering business entities and accounting, finance and investment, employment regulations and tax. Published in November 2016.

Doing Business in Chile
Guide published by legal firm Lex Mundi in 2015, providing an overview of the legal and business environment in Chile.

Exporting

On our Exporting to Chile page you can find export guides, trade forecasts and economic and political updates.

Corporate governance

Latin American Corporate Governance Roundtable
Forum established by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Publications include a practical guide and case studies available in English, Portuguese and Spanish.

Law and regulation

Doing Business law library
World Bank
Collection of business laws and regulations from economies around the world, linking to official government sources. Topics include company law, labour, tax and trade.

Doing business in… Country Q&A tool
Useful tool from Practical Law that allows users to compare summaries of key legal issues across several jurisdictions, including this country. Summaries cover:

  • the legal system
  • foreign investment
  • business vehicles
  • employment
  • tax
  • competition
  • intellectual property
  • marketing agreements
  • e-commerce
  • data protection
  • product liability.

Forums and support networks

British-Chilean Chamber of Commerce
A support network for promoting business and trade.

Embassies and consulates

Publications

Buy books from Amazon on doing business in Chile

Articles and books in the Library collection

Selected books

The Business Operations in... series from Bloomberg BNA provides expert guidance on the tax aspects of expanding and operating businesses abroad.

Business Operations in Chile
Analysis of the business environment in Chile, focusing on: the economy and government, operating a business, forms of doing business, principal taxes and taxation of domestic corporations.

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