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Beautiful harmony in diversity


Patagonia, Chile

A land of startling contrasts, Chile sees more and more visitors arrive each year to experience its stunning natural landscapes, from the towering volcanic... May 22, 2015

Tourism & Culture | South America | Chile


Panama Summit to usher in new era of inter-American relations


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With the VII Summit of the Americas now upon us, the promise that it will deliver a historic opportunity to revitalize hemispheric relations heats up Apr 10, 2015

Government | North America & Caribbean | South America | Costa Rica | Chile | Panama | Antigua and Barbuda | Mexico


Michelle Bachelet’s first year in office

Real change in Chile


Michelle Bachelet, President of the Republic of Chile

As a result of series of external pressures, Chile’s growth slumped to a five-year low of 1.7% in 2014. In this interview with The Worldfolio, President... Apr 09, 2015

Government | South America | Chile


Equality the key to economic dynamism in Chile




“President Bachelet understood that Chile could not wait any longer and she took on the challenge and decided to stop sweeping our inequalities under... Dec 18, 2014

Government | South America | Chile


CHILE. Rising towards the new global order


Sebastián Piñera, President of Chile

Although neighbouring Latin American countries have faced some economic difficulties in recent years, Chile has emerged a financial leader with significant... Oct 25, 2012

Infrastructure | South America | Chile


Chile-Germany social and economic ties


Jorge O’Ryan Schütz, Chile’s Ambassador to Germany

Key trading partners, the two countries share important cultural connections and work together through FDI Oct 25, 2012

Finance | South America | Chile


Private-sector companies push economy forward


Alexander Kohler, General Manager of Kaufmann

The real estate and transportation sectors have high-quality companies that are actively innovating and developing Chile Oct 25, 2012

Industry & Trade | South America | Chile


A top international food exporter, and still growing


Chile is the world’s fifth-largest exporter of wine

Chile produces some of the world’s most popular wine, fruit and fish, benefiting from low production costs Oct 25, 2012

Industry & Trade | South America | Chile


Strengthening connections




In June 2012, Chile was invited to participate in G20 summit for the first time. Emerging markets such as Chile have a more important role to play, and... Jul 04, 2012

Industry & Trade | South America | Chile


A helping hand for local talent


Talented entrepreneurs, high growth companies, at the confluence of latin america and the US. Austral Capital

Austral Capital Partners, a technology and life sciences-oriented venture capital firm based in Santiago, Chile, focuses on identifying globally scalable,... Jul 02, 2012

Finance | South America | Chile


Obama's visit to Chile




An Equal Partner Sep 15, 2011

Finance | South America | Chile


Nomads of the Seas - Experience the beauty of Patagonia



A unique service offers a special way to enjoy the wonders of Patagonia – by land, sea and air Sep 15, 2011

Tourism & Culture | South America | Chile


Chile puts tourism as key area in its economic development plans

Mrs. Javiera Montes Cruz
Undersecretary of Tourism of Ministry of Economy, Development and Tourism Chile

Javiera Montes, Undersecretary of Tourism, explains to United World the strategic importance... Feb 16, 2015


The land of contrast and diversity

Ms. Andrea Wolleter
Managing Director of Turismo Chile

Managing Director of Turismo Chile, Andrea Wolleter, gives United World insights into the... Feb 10, 2015


Chile is strongly committed to promoting its country brand

Ms. Myriam Gómez
Executive Director of Fundación Imagen de Chile (FICH)

Myriam Gómez, the Executive Director of Fundación Imagen de Chile, which promotes... Feb 09, 2015


AmCham Chile, promoting trade and investment in both directions

Mrs. Kathleen Barclay
President of AmCham Chile

The President of the Chilean-American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), Kathleen Barclay,... Feb 02, 2015


Chile is moving towards a proactive policy for attracting foreign investment

Mr. Jorge Pizarro Cristi
Vice-president of CIE Chile (Foreign Investments Committee)

The Executive Vice President of Chile's Foreign Investment Committee, Jorge Pizarro,... Jan 30, 2015


Chile and United States: A “win-win” relation

Mr. Michael Hammer
U.S. Ambassador to Chile

In his interview with United World, the U.S. Ambassador to Chile, Michael Hammer, talks... Jan 29, 2015


Chile cannot continue postponing the transformation that the country demands

Ximena Rincón G.
Minister Secretary General to the Presidency

As she doesn’t come from a rich family or a traditional political clan in Chile, Ximena... Jan 20, 2015


Chile’s private sector “will always work with the government”

Andrés Santa Cruz
President of the Confederation of the Production and Commerce (CPC)

Despites his discrepancies with the way the government is applying structural reforms, Andrés... Jan 20, 2015


Canciller Muñoz determined to deepen Chile’s opening to the world

Heraldo Muñoz
Minister of Foreign Affairs

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Heraldo Muñoz, explained how Chile aspires to deepen... Jan 14, 2015


Reforms based on institutional credibility and a clear understanding of the rules of the game

Álvaro Elizalde
Secretary General of the Government

The Minister General Secretariat of Government, Álvaro Elizalde, as government spokesperson,... Jan 04, 2015


Central Bank of Chile: An example of independence and financial control

Rodrigo Vergara
Governor of the Central Bank of Chile

In his interview with United World, the Governor of the Central Bank of Chile,... Jan 03, 2015


Representing Chile’s private sector

Mr. Peter Hill
President of Santiago Chamber of Commerce

President of Santiago’s Chamber of Commerce Peter Hill spoke with United World about... Dec 12, 2014


Farming cooperative combines technology with experience

Augusto Grob
President of Colun

Augusto Grob, President of Colun, a cooperative of farmers who believe strongly in the concept... Jul 23, 2012



CAPITAL:

Santiago de Chile





POPULATION:

17,067,369 update paises set descripcion = July 2012 estimate)





REAL GDP growth rate:

5.9% update paises set descripcion = 2011 estimate)





GDP per capita:

$17,400 update paises set descripcion = 2011 estimate)





GDP COMPOSITION BY SECTOR:

Agriculture: 5.1%

Industry: 41.8%

Services: 53.1% update paises set descripcion = 2010 estimate)





BUDGET SURPLUS:

1.5% of GDP update paises set descripcion = 2011 estimate)





INVESTMENT update paises set descripcion = gross fixed):

23.2% of GDP update paises set descripcion = 2011 estimate)





PUBLIC DEBT:

9.2% of GDP update paises set descripcion = 2011 estimate)





INFLATION RATE:

3.3% update paises set descripcion = 2011 estimate)





INDUSTRIES:

Copper, lithium, other minerals,

foodstuffs, fish processing, iron

and steel, wood and wood products,

transport equipment, cement

and textiles





AGRICULTURE PRODUCTS:

Grapes, apples, pears, onions,

wheat, corn, oats, peaches, garlic,

asparagus, beans, beef, poultry,

wool, fish and timber





EXPORTS:

$81.71 billion update paises set descripcion = 2011 estimate)





IMPORTS:

$70.92 billion update paises set descripcion = 2011 estimate)





EXCHANGE RATE:

1 euro = 610 Chilean pesos






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