The U.S. Department of State reports, Chile is strongly committed to free trade and has welcomed large amounts of foreign investment and has signed free trade agreements with a whole network of countries” in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Seen as shares of Chile’s export markets, 42% of exports went to the Americas, 30% to Asia and 24% to Europe, the State Department adds.
Export and Import Facts
- In 2010, Chilean exports totaled US$69.6 billion
- Major exports include copper, fruits and nuts, fish and seafood, wood products, cellulose, and manufactured products
- The country's 2010 imports totaled US$54/5 billion
- Major imports include fuels, heavy industrial machinery, motor vehicles, electrical machinery, and plastic
Export/ Import Resources
Chile's bilateral chambers of commerce offer opportunities for networking that can help you establish new connections with importers in Chile or with businesses in other countries whose goods you want to import. Bilateral chambers of commerce in Chile include: