Fact Sheet: Chile - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Santiago
  • Population (millions): 17.6
  • Total area: 743,532 km2
  • Currency: Peso
  • Language (s): Spanish

Economic Facts 2013

  • GDP ($ billions): 285.3
  • GDP per capita ($): 16,248
  • GDP growth (%): 4.2
  • Inflation (%): 1.8
  • Unemployment (%): 5.9

Key Opportunities

  • Agriculture and processed food
  • Education
  • Infrastructure
  • Mining
  • Sustainable technologies
Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 2013
Canada’s merchandise exports to Chile$802
Canada’s merchandise imports from Chile$1,752.7
Canadian investment in Chile$16,642
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