More than 100,000 tonnes of goods stuck in Chilean port, impacting steel imports

Steel fabricators in Chile are in danger of running out of steel after a bureaucratic mix-up clogged one of the country's main ports. According to metallurgical industry association ASIMET, around 100,000 tonnes of goods are stuck on two vessels moored off the Port of Lirquen waiting to unload wind turbine towers bound for local energy projects, ASIMET said, adding that more than thirty of its member companies have been affected by the situation.

SafetyPay partners with LATAM Airlines Group to provide digital payment solutions

SafetyPay announced a new partnership with LATAM Airlines Group, to enable its digital payment wallet. SafetyPay's solution will allow non-card holders and fraud-wary consumers to participate in the purchase of airline tickets via bank transfer or cash without sharing their information online. The partnership was recently launched in Chile, Colombia and Ecuador, while other markets such as Brazil and Peru will follow next year.