1 Dynamic economy
The average annual growth rate of the Chilean economy 1985-2009: 5.5%.
2 Highly competitive
Chile is ranked 30th among 139 countries in the WEF 2010-2011 Competitiveness Ranking.
3 Globally integrated
The country has more than 20 trade agreements with 58 countries that represent 90% of global GDP.
4 Financial strength
Economic stability, monetary discipline and a strong political and fiscal environment make Chile a low-risk bet for investors.
5 Tax-friendly economy
A corporate income tax rate of 17% is one of the lowest in the world.
6 High transparency
Chile is in 21st place among 178 countries and top in Latin America, according to the Perceived Corruption Index.
7 Economic freedom
Chile is in 11th place among 179 countries worldwide, and top in Latin America.
8 Outstanding quality of life
According to the Quality of Life Index 2010 (International Living), Chile is in 71st place out of 194 countries.
9 Skilled workforce
Chile is in first place in the Latin American Talent Index Ranking 2009.
10 Modern infrastructure
Chile boasts cutting-edge telecoms and logistics, and top ports and airports.