Chile Imports  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to Chile advanced 6.2 percent year-on-year to USD 5.50 billion in August 2017, driven by purchases of consumer goods (14.5 percent vs 16.7 percent); intermediate goods (4.4 percent vs -0.1 percent), namely energy (28.6 percent vs -6.2 percent) while those of capital goods were flat (from 7.4 percent). Imports in Chile averaged 2878.37 USD Million from 1991 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 7865.59 USD Million in October of 2012 and a record low of 492.60 USD Million in February of 1991.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-07 12:30 PM Imports $5200M $4898M $5720M $4700M
2017-08-07 12:30 PM Imports $4992M $5200M $5350M
2017-09-07 11:30 AM Imports $5503M $4992M $5300M $5000M
2017-10-06 11:30 AM Imports $5503M
2017-11-07 11:30 AM Imports
2017-12-07 11:30 AM Imports


Chile Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 597.20 230.70 2968.68 -1384.72 USD Million [+]
Exports 6099.95 5222.43 7760.56 644.40 USD Million [+]
Imports 5502.72 4991.70 7865.59 492.60 USD Million [+]
Current Account -1549.00 -1079.00 3236.00 -5098.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.40 -2.00 4.60 -14.00 percent [+]
External Debt 170293.39 168706.19 170293.39 2408.00 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -653.11 -2465.82 13863.90 -5562.79 USD Million [+]
Remittances 923.00 902.00 936.00 756.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.25 0.25 35.96 0.21 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 123.80 127.10 152.50 58.80 Index Points [+]
Terrorism Index 2.70 3.97 3.97 0.50 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 190.14 -635.41 881.22 -6343.08 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 4.00 4.00 13.00 2.31 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Chile Imports Notes

Chile main imports are: energy products including crude and refined oil, coal, gas and lubricants (13 percent of total imports); machinery and parts (7 percent); cars, computers, mobile phones and house equipment (10 percent) trucks, buses and other transport vehicles (6 percent), chemicals (6 percent) and metal products (5 percent). Major import partners are: China (20 percent of total imports), the United States (20 percent), Brazil (9 percent), Argentina, South Korea and Germany (4 percent each). Others include: Mexico, Japan and Spain. This page provides the latest reported value for - Chile Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Chile Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5502.72 4991.70 7865.59 492.60 1991 - 2017 USD Million Monthly