Factsheet: Chile - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Santiago
  • Population (millions): 17.4
  • Total area: 743,532 km2
  • Currency: Peso
  • Language(s): Spanish

Economic Facts 2014

  • GDP ($ billions): 285.0
  • GDP per capita ($): 15 995
  • GDP growth (%): 1.8
  • Inflation (%): 4.4
  • Unemployment (%): 6.4

Key Opportunities

  • Agriculture and processed food
  • Education
  • Infrastructure
  • Mining
  • Sustainable technologies
Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 2014
Canada’s merchandise exports to Chile1 135.7
Canada’s merchandise imports from Chile1 724.3
Canadian investment in Chile16 642
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