Chile Imports  1991-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports rose 11 percent year-on-year to USD 5446 million in January 2018, driven by purchases of consumer goods (19 pct vs 11.2 pct), such as autos (26.8 percent); domestic appliances (19.6 percent) and clothing (20.7 percent). Also imports advanced intermediate goods (13.2 pct vs 10.3 pct), mostly diesel (10.4 percent) and liquefied natural gas (41.6 percent). By contrast, those of capital goods fell (-5.5 pct vs -4 pct). Imports in Chile averaged 2917.76 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-12-07 11:30 AM Imports $5504M $5370M $5450M
2018-01-08 11:30 AM Imports $5695M $5504M $5400M
2018-02-07 11:30 AM Imports $5446M $5695M $5800M
2018-03-07 11:30 AM Imports $5446M
2018-04-09 11:30 AM Imports
2018-05-08 11:30 AM Imports


Chile Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 1210.00 1060.00 2968.68 -1384.72 USD Million [+]
Exports 6655.69 6751.62 7760.56 644.40 USD Million [+]
Imports 5445.90 5694.61 7865.59 492.60 USD Million [+]
Current Account -1507.00 -1110.67 3236.00 -5098.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.40 -2.00 4.60 -14.00 percent [+]
External Debt 178858.64 175754.57 178858.64 2408.00 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -2595.77 -794.95 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 99.16 94.38 122.50 58.80 Index Points [+]
Terrorism Index 3.25 2.70 3.97 0.50 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -429.80 371.97 881.22 -6343.08 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 4.00 4.00 13.00 2.31 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Chile Imports

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 and South Korea (3 percent each). 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 February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5445.90 5694.61 7865.59 492.60 1991 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




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