Xinhua world economic news summary at 0930 GMT, Jan. 13

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SANTIAGO -- Financial analysts in Chile upgraded their economic growth projections for 2021, from the 4.7 percent forecast in December to 5 percent, the Central Bank of Chile said on Tuesday.

According to the bank's Survey of Economic Expectations, analysts forecast smaller 3.2 percent growth in gross domestic product for 2022. (Chile-Economy)

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COLOMBO -- Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena had sought the assistance of the foreign diplomatic missions based in Colombo to encourage foreign investors to invest in the island country, a statement from the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.

During discussions held with the Honorary Consuls based in Colombo, Gunawardena said it was important for all countries to mutually assist each other to revive the world economy as a collective effort amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Sri Lanka-Investment)

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NEW YORK -- Qilian International Holding Group Limited, a China-based pharmaceutical and chemical products manufacturer, made its public debut on Nasdaq Global Market on Tuesday under the ticker symbol QLI.

The deal involved 5 million ordinary shares at a price of 5 U.S. dollars per share, according to the company's prospectus. (US-China-IPO)

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SAN FRANCISCO -- U.S. San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Tuesday announced a 62 million U.S. dollars new plan to provide immediate financial relief for small businesses struggling as a result of COVID-19.

The plan will provide a combination of grants and very low to zero-interest loans, which will complement and expand existing local, state, and federal initiatives, the announcement said. (US-San Francisco-Recovery-Small Business) Enditem

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