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Philadelphia, USA

Philadelphia

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About the Market

Philadelphia and its port district are one of the more relevant points for access of products like fresh fruits and it is a centre of distribution for all the East Coast of the United States. This is thanks to the logistic capabilities of the ports of Philadelphia and Wilmington (Delaware) that counts with extent refrigeration chains and the size to receive large numbers of containers with goods. According to data published by the Philadelphia port, Chile was the first trade partner in October of 2020, with an increase of 2% in comparison with the same period of 2019.

Just like Chile, Philadelphia and their authorities have implemented a series of efforts and initiatives to move towards the diversification of its economy through actions that promote the area as an ideal destiny for goods and services with added value.

Within its main sectors is biotechnology and Healthtech, due to the presence of important hospitals and Research and Development (R+D) centres for pharmaceutic companies located in the area.

Public and private collaboration also stand out to motivate soft landings and the construction of companies of services and innovation projects, counting with incentives and tools dedicated for the diversification of its economy.

Interesting Information

Interesting Information

GDP 2021 (MMUS$): 22.996.100

GDP PER CAPITA 2021 (US$): 69.288

Population: 331.893.745

TOTAL CIF IMP 2021 (MMUS$): 2.937.140

TOTAL FOB EXP 2021 (MMUS$): 1.754.578

CIF Importations 2021 (Market rules Chile) (MMUS$): 18.659

Non-copper FOB Exportations from Chile to the Market 2021 (MMUS$): 8.730

*Data from the year 2021. Source The World Bank