Chile Balance of Trade  1991-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Chile's trade surplus increased to USD 483.0 million in June 2018 from USD 342.1 million in the same month a year ago. Exports grew 14.8 percent to USD 6471.7 million, mainly driven by sales of manufactured goods (22.6 percent vs 9.9 percent in May) and agricultural goods (6.2 percent vs 1.4 percent). Meanwhile, those of mining products slowed (11.3 percent vs 21.2 percent), as copper shipments rose less (8.3 percent vs 22.2 percent). At the same time, imports advanced 13.1 percent to USD 5988.7 million, led by purchases of consumer goods (10.4 percent vs 7.7 percent) and intermediate goods (20.6 percent vs 30.4 percent) while the ones for capital goods declined (-2.9 percent vs 39.3 percent). Balance of Trade in Chile averaged 488.93 USD Million from 1991 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 2968.68 USD Million in April of 2007 and a record low of -1384.72 USD Million in October of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-05-07 11:30 AM Balance of Trade $983M $792M $775M $ 1350M
2018-06-07 12:30 PM Balance of Trade $679M $980M $800M $ 1100M
2018-07-09 12:30 PM Balance of Trade $483M $680M $ 400M
2018-08-07 12:30 PM Balance of Trade $483M $ 560M
2018-09-07 11:30 AM Balance of Trade $ 700M
2018-10-08 11:30 AM Balance of Trade $ 1200M


Chile Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 483.00 679.00 2968.68 -1384.72 USD Million [+]
Exports 6471.74 6682.56 7760.56 644.40 USD Million [+]
Imports 5988.72 6003.61 7865.59 492.60 USD Million [+]
Current Account -269.25 -369.69 3256.31 -5054.86 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.50 -1.40 4.50 -14.00 percent [+]
External Debt 183294.31 183701.78 184195.46 2408.00 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -1488.41 962.52 13891.49 -5487.39 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.25 0.25 35.96 0.21 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 102.59 103.63 122.50 58.80 Index Points [+]
Terrorism Index 3.25 2.70 3.97 0.50 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 374156.00 407787.00 521425.00 50093.00 Persons [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -5209.95 -1540.57 931.17 -6259.76 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 3.00 3.00 13.00 2.30 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Chile Balance of Trade

Chile has been recording trade surpluses since 1999, mostly due to a rise in shipments of copper. The most important non mineral exports are chemicals and metals, machinery and equipment , processed food, forestry and wood products, fresh fruit, salmon and wine. On the other hand, the country imports mostly energy products, chemicals, cars, apparel and machinery and equipment. In 2017, the biggest trade surpluses were recorded with Japan and China while the largest trade gaps with Brazil, Argentina and the US. This page provides the latest reported value for - Chile Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Chile Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
483.00 679.00 2968.68 -1384.72 1991 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 827.00 May/18
Brazil 5881.58 Jun/18
Canada -2771.20 May/18
China 416.13 Jun/18
Euro Area 16514.10 May/18
France -6005.00 May/18
Germany 19669.00 May/18
India -16600.00 Jun/18
Indonesia 1742.60 Jun/18
Italy 3377.54 May/18
Japan 721.41 Jun/18
Mexico -1587.00 May/18
Netherlands 5030.00 May/18
Russia 15151.00 May/18
South Korea 6331.21 Jun/18
Spain -3050045.00 Apr/18
Switzerland 1309.00 Jun/18
Turkey -7759.34 May/18
United Kingdom -2790.00 May/18
United States -43053.00 May/18


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