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INDUSTRY AND MANUFACTURING
Industrias y Manufacturas

ProChile’s Industry and Manufacturing Department is responsible for promoting the export of all manufactured industrial goods with the exception of large-scale copper mining, cellulose and processed foods.

Sector Coordination Role:

  • To manage information and contents regarding each sector.
  • To keep in close contact with and serve as a valid counterpart for industry-specific entities.
  • To stimulate the generation of promotional activities together with sector agents and other departments of ProChile.

1,014,482 COMPANIES

8,195 export companies
5,107 industry exporters

SMEs: 206,773 COMPANIES

3,674 export companies
2,812 industry exporters

ANALYSIS OF INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SECTOR EXPORTS FOR 2015

US$ 63.362BILLION

Chilean Exports in 2015 1

US$ 11.113BILLION

in Manufacturing and Forestry Industry 2

18%

share of total exports
(32% non-copper)

1Goods + Copper + Services
2Does not include cellulose and wood pulp.
Source: ProChile Trade Information, with figures from Chile's Central Bank.

SUBSECTORS:

Suppliers to industry:

  • Healthcare suppliers
  • Fashion industry
  • Aquaculture suppliers
  • Alternative uses of copper
  • Household equipment suppliers
  • Construction sector suppliers
  • Agroindustry suppliers

Manufacturing industries (13 sub-sectors)

  • Timber industry
  • Cosmetics industry
  • Leather goods and shoes
  • Textiles and clothing
  • Jewellery and accessories
  • Metal-mechanics and metallurgy
  • Electrical and electronics industry
  • Industria eléctrico y electrónica
  • Chemicals industry
  • Medical supplies and instruments
  • Pharmacology industry
  • Plastics industry
  • Packaging
  • Construction materials

MARKETS

The breakdown of sector exports by destination is as follows: 55% to Latin America, 20% to North America, 15% to Asia, 8% to Europe, 1% to Africa.

STRATEGIC PARTNERS

ProChile has 191 trade organizations and sectorial entities.

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