Chile: the best country for business in Latin America

According to Forbes Magazine, chilean economy offers the best investment opportunities in Latin America, leading over other countries of the region, like Perú and Brazil.

In the report made in 2010, Denmark is first on the list of business-friendly countries, followed by Hong Kong and New Zealand.

Chile is for second year in a row in place number 23 of the ranking, which is explained by Forbes because of “the chilean market-oriented economy characterized by a high level of foreign trade and a reputation for strong financial institutions and sound policy that have given it the strongest sovereign bond rating in South America”.

Now, cities like Santiago and Viña del Mar are trying to consolidate themselves as important destinations inside the country. According to National Tourism Service of Chile (SERNATUR), business traveler spends in his visit 3 or 4 times more money than the traditional traveler. That’s why events and summit meetings are fundamental to captivate this new kind of visitor.