COVID-19: information for businesses

The worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 has many implications for companies doing business in Chile and the Netherlands. To inform you in the best way possible, we’ve made this overview page. On this page, you can find useful information about the measures in Chile, recent reports and links to important websites. You’ll find the information below.

General information

To stay informed about the situation in Chile and read more about the measures that are being taken to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, we recommend the following websites:

General information

Get in touch to discuss how we can help

In these difficult times, during a global crisis without precedent that’s continuously evolving, we want to help you to stay informed. Therefore, we’ll try to update this page on a regular basis. Of course, we’ll also keep sharing relevant information on LinkedIn and via e-mail.

Please contact us if you have any questions or remarks! We are here to help you.

Support plans and measures for entrepreneurs

In Chile, COVID-19 has been defined as a constitutional state of emergency due to public calamity. In this context, the Chilean Government announced an Emergency Economic Plan to deal with its effects. Specifically, these measures intend to provide economic support mainly to small and medium companies, workers and their families. This initiative seeks to mobilize resources of US$ 11.7 billion (approx. 4.7% of Chile’s annual GDP).

Relevant information:

Support plans and measures for entrepreneurs

How can the Embassy help?

The Embassy of the Netherlands in Santiago de Chile continuously informs Dutch citizens about the current situation in Chile and tries to help them with all their COVID-19 related questions:

How can the Embassy help?

What can Holland House Chile do for you?

We understand that these are difficult and uncertain times for businesses everywhere, and want to help you in the best way possible. If you have any questions about doing business in Chile and/or The Netherlands, please send them to gerente@hollandhouse.cl and we will be in touch with you shortly!

In the following weeks, we’ll keep organizing webinars and digital events to discuss new developments in the corona crisis and help you to prepare for the future. We will also keep sharing reports and articles that might be relevant to you and your colleagues.

Want to know more? Contact us or have a look at our services.

What can Holland House Chile do for you?

Reports and other useful information

At Holland House Chile, we receive a lot of interesting reports and whitepapers about different aspects of the impact of the corona crisis in Chile. Below, you can find a list of reports and articles that might be of use. We’ll update this list on a weekly basis:

In English:

In Spanish:

Reports and other useful information

Atradius

Read more about the impact of the coronavirus on the entire export sector and the economic measures taken by the cabinet on the special corona page of Atradius via this link.

Evofenedex about the coronavirus

What can you do if your company is directly or indirectly affected by the coronavirus? Here you will find the most frequently asked questions and a selection of recent articles.

FME reporting & information point for coronavirus

FME, the business organization for the technology industry, has a reporting and information point for entrepreneurs who are adversely affected by the coronavirus.

Port of Rotterdam

The Port of Rotterdam publishes all relevant information about COVID-19 here. In addition, entrepreneurs can view the newsletter on this page that provides weekly updates about the coronavirus (in NL and ENG).

KVK on the coronavirus

The Chamber of Commerce shows what you as an entrepreneur should know about the coronavirus here.

Koninklijke Metaalunie on the coronavirus

Koninklijke Metaalunie supports Dutch SME entrepreneurs in the Metal industry with the consequences of the coronavirus on this page.

ING on the impact of the coronavirus on the economy

ING is a Dutch bank, founded in 1881. They maintain a blog on this page with the economic consequences of the coronavirus in the Netherlands.

MKB-Nederland on the coronavirus

All information about the coronavirus is collected by MKB-Nederland on this page.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs keeps track of travel advice here. If you are in a country where departing is no longer possible, you can register here. This is a joint initiative of the travel industry, insurers, airlines, and the government to help stranded Dutch travelers.

The Dutch government on the coronavirus

On this page, the Dutch government shows which measures are being taken against the coronavirus at the national level. Also letters to parliament with regard to the virus are placed here.

RIVM on the coronavirus

The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) provides advice and information about the disease with referrals to Q & As and the spread of the coronavirus here. In addition, RIVM has made an up-to-date Q&A page available here. And here you can follow the spread of the coronavirus all over the world.

In addition, RIVM this page up-to-date with the course of action for (company) doctors. The appendix ‘Abro-infact messages’ is very useful for company doctors.

RVO on the coronavirus

The RVO has created a list of frequently asked questions for a number of countries, this was done in collaboration with the of Foreign Affairs and the international network of embassies and consulates-general.

VNO-NCW on the coronavirus

This is what our partner VNO-NCW released about the coronavirus.

Webinars

Now that all events have been canceled or postponed, various institutions are switching to webinars. On the website of NLinBusiness, you can find an overview of webinars that may be relevant.

Go to webinars

Podcasts

Do you prefer listening to podcasts? Various organizations are facilitating this. At ‘Grenzeloos Ondernemen’ you will find podcasts about entrepreneurs from different countries and the COVID-19 crisis.

Go to podcasts