As part of the Swiss Embassy in Santiago, the Swiss Business Hub (SBH) supports SMEs from Switzerland and Liechtenstein in their business development in Chile and promotes investments by innovative Chilean companies in Switzerland. The Swiss Business Hub also represents Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE), the official Swiss agency for export and investment promotion. The SBH Chile is able to draw on its in-depth market knowledge and on its network of local experts in all sectors of the economy.
The SBH Chile is a key point of contact for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from Switzerland and Liechtenstein wishing to explore and take advantage of export opportunities in the Chilean market.
Beyond the basic services provided by all Swiss Embassies, the SBH offers a wide range of additional trade promotion services:
- Information about export formalities and procedures, business conditions and opportunities as well as information on current developments in the Chilean market – through various personal and digital channels
- Clarification of initial queries concerning a specific export project
- Introductory workshops for exporters on market entry strategies
- Target market analyses, such as competition, market conditions or demand for a product
- Legal, tax and regulatory appraisals, including for the establishment of a company in Chile
- Optimization of value chains, from procurement to the search for business partners or customers in Chile
- Organization of an appearance at an international trade fair as part of a (mini) SWISS pavilion
- Individually tailored business trips
- Support in the target market, e.g. support in local marketing, the search for local employees or assessing business premises.
- The focal sectors for Chile are cleantech, mining, life sciences, infrastructure und agritech.
Switzerland as a business location for Chilean companies
The SBH Chile is the first point of contact for Chilean companies interested in Switzerland as a business location (Team Swiss Business Hub). More information on location promotion by Switzerland Global Enterprise can be found at https://https://www.s-ge.com/en/investment-promotion.
The SBH Chile informs Chilean companies and investors about the main advantages of Switzerland as a business and investment location. For interested companies with promising technologies, the SBH can provide access to key contacts in order to find locations or business partners in Switzerland. As part of its mandate from the Swiss government (State Secretariat for Economic Affairs [SECO]), the SBH works closely with regional and cantonal business promotion agencies in Switzerland.
Contact us if you are interested in exporting your products to Chile or in investing in Switzerland.