Fact Sheet: Uruguay - Canada's Priority Market

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Fast Facts

  • Capital: Montevideo
  • Population (millions): 3.38
  • Total area: 175,020 km2
  • Currency: Pesos
  • Language (s): Spanish

Economic Facts 2012

  • GDP ($ billions): 49.9
  • GDP per capita ($): 14,759
  • GDP growth (%): 3.9
  • Inflation (%): 8.1
  • Unemployment (%): 6

Key Opportunities

  • Forest products
  • Infrastructure

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 Uruguay$42.4$25.1
Canada’s merchandise imports from Uruguay$72.4$95.8
Canadian investment in Uruguay$999Commercially sensitive information
Uruguayan investment in CanadaCommercially sensitive informationCommercially sensitive information