Imports to Chile rose 4 percent year-on-year to USD 5270 million in February 2019, boosted by higher purchases of consumer goods (3 percent), namely durable (5 percent) and semi-durable (9.1 percent); and capital goods went up 14 percent. Imports in Chile averaged 3028.38 USD Million from 1991 until 2019, 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.

Imports in Chile is expected to be 6100.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Chile to stand at 6100.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Chile Imports is projected to trend around 6200.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-07 11:30 AM Imports $5622M $6783M $6000M
2019-01-07 11:30 AM Imports $5941M $5622M $ 5800M
2019-02-07 11:30 AM Imports $5639M $5941M $5100M
2019-03-07 11:30 AM Imports $5270M $5639M $5250M
2019-04-08 11:30 AM Imports $5270M $ 6100M
2019-05-07 11:30 AM Imports
2019-06-07 12:30 PM Imports


Chile Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 276.23 1031.18 2968.68 -1384.72 USD Million [+]
Current Account -3634.00 -2938.80 3256.31 -5054.90 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.10 -1.50 4.50 -14.00 percent [+]
Imports 5270.05 5639.38 7865.59 492.60 USD Million [+]
Exports 5546.29 6670.56 7760.56 644.40 USD Million [+]
External Debt 185187.66 183641.96 185187.66 2435.00 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -2401.46 -4576.41 13891.49 -5487.39 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.25 0.25 35.96 0.21 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 97.92 98.65 122.50 58.80 Index Points [+]
Terrorism Index 3.45 3.25 3.97 0.50 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 387217.00 339000.00 521425.00 50093.00 Persons [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -41.80 501.37 899.37 -6259.76 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 3.00 3.00 13.00 2.30 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Chile Imports

Chile main imports are: energy products including crude and refined oil, coal, gas and lubricants (14 percent of total purchases); chemicals (6 percent); parts, other machinery and equipment (5 percent); autos (5 percent); wearing apparel (5 percent) and truck and cargo vehicles (3 percent). Major import partners are: China (24 percent of total imports), the United States (18 percent), Brazil (9 percent), Argentina (4 percent), Japan (3 percent) and South Korea (3 percent). Others include: Germany, Mexico, Ecuador 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 March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5270.05 5639.38 7865.59 492.60 1991 - 2019 USD Million Monthly




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