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Chile-ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Economic forecasts


 
Indicators
2005
2006
GDP (USD billion)
100.737  
107.479  
Real GDP growth (constant prices)
5.9 % 
5.8 %
GDP per capita (USD)
6223.573  
6560.671  
Inflation rate
2.9 % 
3.3 % 
Source : IMF - 2005 data


General economic indicators

Indicators 2002 2003 2004
GDP (USD billion) 67.4   72.4   94.1  
Real GDP growth (constant prices) 2.2 % 3.3 % 6.1 %
GDP per capita (USD) 5089   5196   5448  
Inflation rate 2.5 % 2.8 % 1.1 %
Unemployment rate 7.8%   7.4%   ..  
External debt (USD billion) 41   43   ..  
Chile Peso rate on 12/31 (1 US$)   696.5   617.4   574.99  
Sources : IMF - 2005 data, World bank, Oanda


GDP per activity sector 2002 2003 2004
Agriculture and fishing 8.8%   8.8%   8.8%  
Industry and mining 34.3%   34.3%     34.3%  
Services 56.9%   56.9%     56.9%  
Sources : World bank


Investments


FDI inflows (USD million) 2002 2003 2004 World rank
Foreign Direct Investments (F.D.I.) 2550   4385   7603   18 / 197
Source : UNCTAD "World Investment Report 2005 "


Foreign Trade


General indicators


Indicators (USD billion) 2002 2003 2004
Imports of goods (f.o.b.) 15.8   18.0   23.0  
Export of goods (f.o.b) 18.2   21.5   32.0  
Trade balance 2.4   3.5   9.0  
Balance of payments -0.6   -1.1   1.4  
Sources : World bank, IMF


Indicators 2002 2003 2004
Share of foreign trade in GDP 63.9%   68.3%   68.9%  
Share of imports in GDP 30.8%   32.6%   31.0%  
Share of exports in GDP 33.1%   35.7%   38.0%  
Imports of goods and services (percent change) -3.6%   9.3%   -0.2%  
Exports of goods and services (percent change) -2.4%   11.4%   11.6%  
Sources : World bank, IMF


Trade in goods/services by major category


2003 Imports Exports
Total Trade in Goods (USD billion):     18.0     21.5    
Agricultural raw materials 1%   9%  
Food products 8%   28%  
Hydrocarbons 19%   2%  
Manufactured products (chemicals, machines,...) 70%   16%  
Ores and metals 1%   42%  
Other goods 1%   3%  


2003 Imports Exports
Total Trade in Services (USD billion): 6   5  
Transport 46%   54%  
Tourisme 14%   18%  
Other services (insurance, financial services, telecommunications,...) 40%   28%  
Source : World Bank


Trade Data, by HS Code :
Source : www.intracen.org, last available data


Trade by partner countries



Main clients
(% of exports)
2004
USA   14.8%  
Japan   12%  
China   10.4%  
Rep. of Korea   5.8%  
Netherlands   5.4%  

Main suppliers
(% of imports)
2004
Argentina   18.5%  
USA   15.1%  
Brazil   12.4%  
China   8.3%  
Germany   3.7%  
Source : COMTRADE


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