Chile’s trade surplus narrowed to USD 79 million in September of 2021 from USD 1,344 million in the same month of the previous year. Imports surged 58.9 percent to USD 7,350 million, driven by intermediate goods (74.6 percent to USD 4,125 million), consumer goods (69.2 percent to USD 2,476 million), and capital goods (34.1 percent to USD 1,495 million). source: Banco Central de Chile

Imports in Chile averaged 3236.47 USD Million from 1991 until 2021, 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. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2021.

Imports in Chile is expected to be 5800.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Chile Imports is projected to trend around 5800.00 USD Million in 2022 and 6100.00 USD Million in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Chile Imports

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-09-07 11:30 AM Aug $7816M $7339M
2021-10-07 11:30 AM Sep $7350M $7816M

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade 79.00 6.00 USD Million Sep/21
Current Account -2638.00 -1837.00 USD Million Jun/21
Exports 7428.82 7821.81 USD Million Sep/21
Imports 7350.09 7816.21 USD Million Sep/21
Capital Flows -4795.00 -919.00 USD Million Jun/21
Chile Imports
Chile main imports are: energy products including crude and refined oil, coal, gas and lubricants (16 percent of total purchases); chemicals (6 percent); cars (5 percent); metallic products (5 percent); parts, other machinery and equipment (4 percent); wearing apparel (4 percent) and truck and cargo vehicles (3 percent). Major import partners are: China (24 percent of total imports), the United States (19 percent), Brazil (8 percent), Argentina (5 percent) and Japan and Germany (4 percent each). Others include: Mexico, Spain and Ecuador.

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