Country Information Export Development Canada South and Central America and the Caribbean

Chile

With one of the world’s most liberal investment regimes and a trade agreement with Canada, Chile welcomes Canadian exports.

Evaluating the market in Chile

We can help you get a better understanding of market activity, relationships and support to grow your business.

EDC Position

EDC Country Position - Open

Open

What this means:

  • Actively pursuing business
  • All EDC solutions are available in this market, subject to regular approval criteria
How does EDC determine the position?

Risk Rating

EDC Country Position – Low Risk

Low Risk

What this means:

The Commercial Country Ceiling (CCC) Risk Rating is measured from low to high, and is meant to represent the best possible rating that can be assigned to a commercial business (obligor) in a country.

How does EDC determine the risk rating?

Business environment in Chile

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. Chile also has an open trade policy and its economy is highly dependent on international trade, accounting for more than 60% of its GDP. Chile has an extensive portfolio of signed Free Trade Agreements including the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA). The Chilean market presents numerous business opportunities across many sectors and a favourable 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. EDC serves Canadian companies in Chile through our local representation in Santiago.
  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Environmental Infrastructure & Waste Water
  • Forestry (Lumber, Pulp & Paper)
  • Mining & Metals
  • Power
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Alicia McCarthy

Senior Trade Advisor, EDC

Alicia McCarthy  Senior Trade Advisor, EDC