Imports to Chile rose 1.8 percent year-on-yer to USD 5622 million in November 2018, after a 25.6 percent jump in October. Purchases advanced less for capital goods (2.5% vs 39.7%) and intermediate goods (7.3% vs 28.7%) while declined for consumption goods (-5.9% vs 12.7%). Imports in Chile averaged 3005.19 USD Million from 1991 until 2018, 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 6040.00 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 6000.00 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
2018-09-07 11:30 AM Imports $6534M $5801M $5700M
2018-10-08 11:30 AM Imports $5656M $6534M $6350M
2018-11-07 11:30 AM Imports $6783M $5656M $5800M
2018-12-07 11:30 AM Imports $5622M $6783M $6000M
2019-01-08 11:30 AM Imports $5622M $6040M
2019-02-07 11:30 AM Imports
2019-03-07 11:30 AM Imports


Chile Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 334.00 -216.53 2968.68 -1384.72 USD Million [+]
Current Account -3395.00 -2466.00 3256.31 -5054.86 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.50 -1.40 4.50 -14.00 percent [+]
Imports 5621.53 6782.62 7865.59 492.60 USD Million [+]
Exports 5955.35 6566.09 7760.56 644.40 USD Million [+]
External Debt 180416.43 180446.89 184303.62 2435.00 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -5011.08 -1508.68 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 3.25 2.70 3.97 0.50 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 257953.00 270233.00 521425.00 50093.00 Persons [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -306.76 -1901.73 931.17 -6259.76 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 3.00 3.00 13.00 2.30 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Chile 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5621.53 6782.62 7865.59 492.60 1991 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




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