Chile is characterized by generally sound regulation, political and economic stability. Chile's foreign-investment regime is considered to be one of the most liberal in the world; according to UNCTAD, in 2012 Chile was the top 11th direct investment destination. Canada has a strong footprint in Chile, being the 3rd largest investor in the country. Chile also has an open trade policy and its economy is highly dependent on international trade, accounting for about 70% of its GDP. Chile has an extensive portfolio of signed Free Trade Agreements including Canada (1997). The Chilean market presents numerous business opportunities and a favorable investment climate. Canada has a well-established trade and investment relationship with Chile and an increasing number of Canadian companies are active in the market. There are business opportunities across a wide range of sectors that match Canadian capabilities.
- Construction & Infrastructure
- Environmental Infrastructure & Waste Water
- Forestry (Lumber, Pulp & Paper)
- Mining & Metals
How we can support your business
Through our representation in Santiago, Chile, we provide on-the-ground support to Canadian companies planning on or currently doing business in Chile. Our regional representatives have developed strategic relationships with major buyers in key sectors as well as an extensive network of local contacts in the market.
- We are well positioned to help Canadian companies through a range of financing and risk management services.
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