Fact Sheet: Chile - Canada's Priority Market

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Fast Facts

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

Economic Facts 2012

  • GDP ($ billions): 268.2
  • GDP per capita ($): 15,413
  • GDP growth (%): 5.5
  • Inflation (%): 3.0
  • Unemployment (%): 6.5

Key Opportunities

  • Agriculture and processed food
  • Education
  • Infrastructure
  • Mining
  • Sustainable technologies

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 20122007
Canada’s merchandise exports to Chile$789$764.7
Canada’s merchandise imports from Chile$1,677.1$1,686.6
Canadian investment in Chile$13,726$7,067
Chilean investment in Canada$7$50