General profile: Chile

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2018
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
18.729 Millions
641.277 CLP/US$
297 446 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(n) 743 532 km²
2.43 %
4.00 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+9.6 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2018
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Merchandise exports
41 267
71 109
62 035
75 452
Merchandise imports
32 735
59 207
62 388
75 003
Merchandise trade balance
8 532
11 901
-353
448
Export structure by product group in 2018
(as % of total exports)
2 %2 %13 %13 %53 %53 %8 %8 %24 %24 %
Top 5 partners in 2018
(exports, millions of US$)
25 28710 4127 0454 3423 38825 28710 4127 0454 3423 388
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Services exports
6 992
10 847
9 520
(e) 10 130
Services imports
7 526
12 604
13 095
(e) 13 851
Services trade balance
-534
-1 757
-3 575
(e) -3 722
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport
60.9
58.9
33.5
(e) 31.7
Travel
14.3
14.3
26.1
(e) 31.3
Other services
24.7
26.8
40.5
(e) 36.9
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+4.0 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2018
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2018
GDP, current
122 965
218 538
243 999
297 446
GDP per capita, current US$
7 599
12 808
13 579
15 881
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
6.18
5.84
2.31
4.00
Current account balance, % of GDP
1.48
1.40
-2.31
-3.08
Exchange rate (/US$)
559.768
510.249
654.124
641.277
GDP by expenditure in 2017
(as % of total GDP)
62.314.022.128.727.062.314.022.128.727.0
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+1.0 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2018
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2018
FDI inflows
7 096.89
15 033.19
20 010.92
7 160.14
FDI outflows
2 135.15
8 474.22
14 886.37
3 026.56
Personal remittances, % of GDP
..
0.03
0.02
0.02
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
45.945.944.644.644.344.359.059.060.660.671.171.172.072.070.970.962.362.351.97 1607 1606 8566 85611 94211 94220 01120 01123 67123 67120 32620 32628 96928 96922 63422 63415 03315 03314 16614 16615 51815 51812 57212 5727 4267 4267 0977 0977 2417 2414 3344 3342 5502 5504 2004 2004 8604 86045.944.644.359.060.671.172.070.962.37 1606 85611 94220 01123 67120 32628 96922 63415 03314 16615 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
2018
Balance, % of GDP
8.76
6.47
-0.06
(e) 0.32
Balance, % of imports
28.19
20.84
-0.21
(e) 1.12
Normalized balance
0.124
0.094
-0.001
(e) 0.006
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
5755555965646872696681767271
LABOUR FORCE
Labour force by gender in 2018
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
59%Male 59%Female
41%Female 41%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.069 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2018
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2018
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
1 143
1 096
970
1 329
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2006 = 100 for China)
..
23.40
29.65
37.83
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
3 039 571
3 738 600
4 662 910
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
0.60
0.41
0.48
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
7.82
7.87
8.66
..
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.
n
Estimated. Data refers to 2016.
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: 05 November 2019