General profile: Chile

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2016
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
18.132 Millions
676.958 CLP/US$
245 349 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
..
3.79 %
1.60 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-3.7 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2016
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchandise exports
41 267
71 109
62 232
59 917
Merchandise imports
32 735
59 207
62 517
58 825
Merchandise trade balance
8 532
11 901
-285
1 092
Export structure by product group in 2016
(as % of total exports)
2 %2 %14 %14 %50 %50 %7 %7 %26 %26 %
Top 5 partners in 2016
(exports, millions of US$)
17 0688 4435 1564 1132 96417 0688 4435 1564 1132 964
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Services exports
7 167
11 149
9 777
(e) 9 625
Services imports
8 002
13 046
13 589
(e) 13 075
Services trade balance
-835
-1 897
-3 812
(e) -3 450
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport
60.0
57.4
35.2
(e) 32.0
Travel
15.5
14.8
24.6
(e) 27.6
Other services
24.5
27.9
40.2
(e) 40.4
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+1.6 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2016
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
GDP, current
123 056
217 538
240 796
245 349
GDP per capita, current US$
7 645
12 785
13 416
13 531
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
6.18
5.75
2.31
1.60
Current account balance, % of GDP
1.18
1.65
-1.98
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
559.768
510.249
654.124
676.958
GDP by expenditure in 2015
(as % of total GDP)
64.513.422.430.030.364.513.422.430.030.3
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+2.5 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2016
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
FDI inflows
7 096.89
17 226.76
15 865.75
11 265.71
FDI outflows
2 135.15
10 534.12
12 139.38
6 165.19
Personal remittances, % of GDP
..
..
..
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
11 26611 26615 86615 86623 78423 78419 33119 33127 04627 04617 73917 73917 22717 22712 94612 94615 51815 51812 57212 5727 4267 4267 0977 0977 2417 2414 3344 3342 5502 5504 2004 2004 8604 86011 26615 86623 78419 33127 04617 73917 22712 94615 51812 5727 4267 0977 2414 3342 5504 2004 860FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators ²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Balance, % of GDP
8.50
6.43
-0.14
(e) 0.74
Balance, % of imports
27.06
20.50
-0.48
(e) 2.64
Normalized balance
0.119
0.093
-0.002
(e) 0.013
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
576066656872696781777371
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2016
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
59%Male 59%Female
41%Female 41%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.055 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2016
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
1 143 000 000
1 095 802 000
969 745 000
986 681 000
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
15.53
22.05
36.26
36.30
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
3 171 959
(e) 3 742 520
..
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
0.49
0.37
0.46
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
8.24
7.87
8.55
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
..
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
e
Estimated.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 15 September 2017