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Trade Winds Latin America

Date September 7-9, 2016

Location Santiago, Chile

Trade Winds—Latin America Business Forum

The Trade Winds-Latin America Business Development Conference and Trade Mission, hosted by the U.S. Commercial Service, gives U.S. companies the opportunity to explore seven South American markets: Argentina; Bolivia; Chile; Mexico; Paraguay; Peru; and Uruguay. This year, U.S. economic development organizations (EDOs) will have the opportunity to connect with business leaders, government officials, and global investors in Santiago, Chile at the SelectUSA Business Forum.

Contact/Information For more information on how your EDO can present its location to Chilean investors during Trade Winds Latin-America, please contact Commercial Specialist, Veronica Pinto (

Time 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. BST, September 9, 2016

Location Sheraton Santiago Hotel

Did you know that Chile is the 12th fastest growing source of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States? In 2014 alone (latest data available), total stock of FDI from Chile was $1.54 billion, supporting 1,200 U.S. jobs, $68 million in research and development spending, and $54 million toward U.S. exports. For more information on FDI from Chile, check out our fact sheet.