General profile: Chile

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
18.055 Millions
648.834 CLP/US$
274 138 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(m) 743 532 km²
2.18 %
1.60 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+12.7 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
41 267
71 109
62 183
68 306
Merchandise imports
32 735
59 207
62 497
65 162
Merchandise trade balance
8 532
11 901
-313
3 144
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
2 %2 %13 %13 %55 %55 %7 %7 %24 %24 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
19 0919 9976 4454 2863 44019 0919 9976 4454 2863 440
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Services exports
6 992
10 847
9 636
(e) 10 209
Services imports
7 526
12 604
13 054
(e) 13 062
Services trade balance
-534
-1 757
-3 418
(e) -2 853
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
60.9
58.9
34.2
(e) 28.5
Travel
14.3
14.3
25.8
(e) 36.6
Other services
24.7
26.8
40.0
(e) 35.0
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+1.6 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2017
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
GDP, current
122 965
218 538
242 518
274 138
GDP per capita, current US$
7 615
12 860
13 653
15 184
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
6.18
5.84
2.25
1.60
Current account balance, % of GDP
1.43
1.36
-1.94
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
559.768
510.249
654.124
648.834
GDP by expenditure in 2016
(as % of total GDP)
64.013.521.628.527.664.013.521.628.527.6
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+1.9 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2017
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
FDI inflows
7 096.89
14 910.45
19 540.88
6 729.58
FDI outflows
2 135.15
8 351.48
14 514.94
5 135.07
Personal remittances, % of GDP
..
..
0.05
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
122.8122.8127.0127.0126.4126.4136.6136.6170.3170.3149.56 7306 73011 16311 16319 54119 54124 26224 26221 16821 16828 10028 10021 65821 65814 91014 91014 05214 05215 51815 51812 57212 5727 4267 4267 0977 0977 2417 2414 3344 3342 5502 5504 2004 2004 8604 860122.8127.0126.4136.6170.36 73011 16319 54124 26221 16828 10021 65814 91014 05215 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
2017
Balance, % of GDP
8.76
6.47
0.00
(e) 1.85
Balance, % of imports
28.19
20.84
0.01
(e) 6.82
Normalized balance
0.124
0.094
0.000
(e) 0.033
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
56565965646872696681767271
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2017
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
59%Male 59%Female
41%Female 41%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.062 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2017
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
1 143
1 096
970
1 164
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
15.53
22.05
36.26
41.37
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
3 039 571
3 738 600
4 189 669
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
0.60
0.41
0.47
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
7.82
7.87
8.64
..
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.
m
Estimated. Data refers to 2013.
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: 14 August 2018