Fact Sheet: Uruguay - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Montevideo
  • Population (millions): 3.4
  • Total area: 175,020 km2
  • Currency: Pesos
  • Language (s): Spanish

Economic Facts 2014

  • GDP ($ billions): 60.9
  • GDP per capita ($): 17,892
  • GDP growth (%): 3.3
  • Inflation (%): 8.9
  • Unemployment (%): 6.5

Key Opportunities

  • Forest products
  • Infrastructure

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 2014
Canada’s merchandise exports to Uruguay$58.4
Canada’s merchandise imports from Uruguay$104.2
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