Imports to Chile slumped 13.3% year-on-year to USD 7141 million in October of 2022, dragged down by lower acquisitions of consumer goods (-24%), intermediate goods (-10.1%) and capital goods (-7.7%). source: Banco Central de Chile

Imports in Chile averaged 3399.76 USD Million from 1991 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 8829.91 USD Million in August of 2022 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 December of 2022.

Imports in Chile is expected to be 7654.00 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 7884.00 USD Million in 2023 and 7920.00 USD Million in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Chile Imports

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-10-07 11:30 AM Sep $8065M $8830M $7596M
2022-11-07 11:30 AM Oct $7141M $8065M $7915M
2022-12-07 11:30 AM Nov $7141M $7835M

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade 457.00 -513.00 USD Million Oct 2022
Current Account -9428.11 -7887.53 USD Million Sep 2022
Imports 7140.98 8064.62 USD Million Oct 2022
Exports 7597.87 7551.26 USD Million Oct 2022
Capital Flows -11177.13 -7385.22 USD Million Sep 2022

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7140.98 8064.62 8829.91 492.60 1991 - 2022 USD Million Monthly

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