The current account deficit in Chile widened to USD 5,575 million in the first quarter of 2022 from USD 2,688 million in the corresponding period of the previous year. The goods and services account recorded a USD 1,765 million deficit, swinging from a USD 1,819 million surplus a year ago. On the other hand, the primary income gap narrowed to USD 3,935 million from USD 4,286 million a year earlier, while the secondary income account recorded a USD 125 million surplus, swinging from a USD 221 million deficit. source: Banco Central de Chile

Current Account in Chile averaged -1151.27 USD Million from 1996 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 3812.17 USD Million in the second quarter of 2007 and a record low of -7553.97 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2021. This page provides - Chile Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Chile Current Account - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

Current Account in Chile is expected to be -3900.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Chile Current Account is projected to trend around -2000.00 USD Million in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Chile Current Account



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-03-18 11:30 AM Q4 $-7.6B $-6.9B $-4.2B
2022-05-18 12:30 PM Q1 $-5.6B $-7.6B $-1.6B
2022-08-18 12:30 PM Q2 $-5.6B $-3.9B


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade 851.00 1071.00 USD Million May 2022
Current Account -5575.19 -7553.97 USD Million Mar 2022
Imports 3298.87 7356.02 USD Million May 2022
Exports 4238.16 8427.40 USD Million May 2022
Capital Flows -3898.57 -6910.17 USD Million Mar 2022

Chile Current Account
Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-5575.19 -7553.97 3812.17 -7553.97 1996 - 2022 USD Million Quarterly
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News Stream
Chile Current Account Gap Widens in Q1
The current account deficit in Chile widened to USD 5,575 million in the first quarter of 2022 from USD 2,688 million in the corresponding period of the previous year. The goods and services account recorded a USD 1,765 million deficit, swinging from a USD 1,819 million surplus a year ago. On the other hand, the primary income gap narrowed to USD 3,935 million from USD 4,286 million a year earlier, while the secondary income account recorded a USD 125 million surplus, swinging from a USD 221 million deficit.
2022-05-18
Chile Current Account Gap Widens in Q4
The current account deficit in Chile widened to USD 7554 million in the last quarter of 2022 from USD 1101 million in the corresponding period of the previous year. The primary income gap rose to USD 4636 million from USD 4551 million a year earlier and the goods and services account recorded a USD 2968 million shortfall, swinging from a USD 3947 million surplus. Meanwhile, the secondary income account posted a USD 50 million surplus, compared to a USD 497 million gap.
2022-03-18
Chile Current Account Swings to Deficit in Q3
Chile recorded a current account deficit of USD 6504 million in the third quarter of 2021, swinging from an upwardly revised surplus of USD 627 million in the corresponding period of the previous year. The primary income deficit jumped to USD 4,973 million from USD 2,593 million a year ago and secondary income surplus decreased to USD 115 million from USD 429 million. Also, the good surplus went down to USD 1015 million from USD 4120 million while services shortfall widened to USD 2661 million from USD 1329 million in the prior year.
2021-11-18