Factsheet: Chile - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Santiago
  • Population (millions): 17.4
  • Total area: 756,096 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 140
Canada’s merchandise imports from Chile1 720
Canadian investment in Chile18 300
Chilean investment in Canada446 (IMF)